Granny's Tea Cakes

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“A granny special.”
READY IN:
1hr 15mins
YIELD:
48 cakes
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream shortening in a large bowl; gradually add 1 1/2 cups sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer.
  2. Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
  3. Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk.
  4. Mix well.
  5. Stir in extract.
  6. Cover and chill 1 hour.
  7. Roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness on a floured surface.
  8. Cut with a 2 3/4 inch round cookie cutter; place on greased cookie sheets.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
  10. Sprinkle with sugar, if desired.

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