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Old Fashioned Tea Cakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Susie Elliott Broom

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter
1 cup sugar
3 cups flour
3 eggs
1 teaspoon nutmeg

Directions:
Directions:
Cream sugar and butter. Add eggs, nutmeg and flour. Chill dough. Roll thin and cut with cookie cutter. Bake at 350 about 10 minutes.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
6 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Grandma Broom always had these in her kitchen safe when we came to visit. She used a water glass or Mason jar to cut her cookies.

 

 

 

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