Back-Home Tea Cakes
1/2 c Shortening
1 c Sugar
2 ts Vanilla extract
2 c All-purpose flour
1 tb Baking powder
1/4 c Milk
Cream shortening; gradually add 1 cup sugar, beating well at medium speed
of an electric mixer. Add egg and vanilla; beat well. Combine flour and
baking powder; add to creamed mixture alternately with milk, mixing well.
Cover and chill 2 hours.
Work half of dough at a time, and store remainder in refrigerator. Roll
dough to 1/4-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut with a 2-inch
cookie cutter; place on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees for 6-8
minutes or until edges begin to brown. Sprinkle with sugar. Cool. Yields 3
dozen. Mary Lou Adkins, Sulphur, LA.
SOUTHERN LIVING, JUL 90
From a collection of my mother's (Judy Hosey) recipe box which contained
lots of her favorite recipes, clippings, etc. Downloaded from Glen's MM
Recipe Archive, http://www.erols.com/hosey.