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Old Fashion Tea Cakes Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashion Tea Cakes, by , is from The Brewer Best , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Betty Robinson
Added: Monday, September 29, 2008


1 c. Land'O'Lakes Butter
1 c. white sugar
1 c. powdered sugar
1 c. canola oil
2 eggs
1 t. vanilla
4 1/4 c. plain flour
1 t. salt
1 t. soda
1 t. cream of tartar

Mix softened butter, white sugar and powdered sugar.
Add oil, eggs and vanilla.
Mix flour, soda, salt and cream of tartar.
Slowly add flour mixture to above mixture.
Put in refrigerator for 1 to 2 hours to chill then divide into 3 balls.
Pour flour on wax paper and roll 1 ball out into a log (like a roll of sausage) then do the other 2 balls the same way.
Put wax paper roll of dough in freezer bag.
When ready to cook, take out a roll and let sit about 15 minutes.
Preheat over to 350. Spray cookie sheet with non-stick spray. Slice dough into 1/4 inch thin slices. Place on cookie sheet and bake 13 minutes.

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Will keep in freezer for several months.




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