"As I ate the oysters with their strong taste of the sea and their faint metallic taste that the cold white wine washed away, leaving only the sea taste and the succulent texture, and as I drank their cold liquid from each shell and washed it down with the crisp taste of the wine, I lost the empty feeling and began to be happy, and to make plans."--Ernest Hemingway

Old Fashion Teacakes Recipe

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This recipe for Old Fashion Teacakes, by , is from The Smith & Stella Johnson Family Cookbook Project, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carolyn Johnson Sheets
Added: Thursday, March 26, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. butter & lard mixed
1-1/2 c. sugar
3 eggs
1-1/2 tsp. vanilla
1/2 tsp. salt
1 tsp. baking power
3 cups flour (approximately)
(omit salt & baking power if using self rising flour)

Directions:
Directions:
Cream shorting & sugar. Add eggs 1 at a time, vanilla, then dry ingredients to make firm dough. It is best to chill thoroughly. Roll very thin, cut & bake until brown. May also be used as drop cookies. Grease cookie sheet for first cooking.

 

 

 

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