Old Fashioned Southern Tea Cakes
ready in: 2-5 hrs
recipe id: 1459
1 cup butter at room temperature
2 cups granulated sugar
3 fresh eggs at room temperature
1/4 cup buttermilk mixed with
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
2 teaspoons pure vanilla extract
3 1/2 cups self-rising flour, or as much as it takes to make a stiff dough
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Cream together the butter and sugar. Add eggs one at a time beating between each. Add milk, vanilla and flour. Let set in refrigerator for two hours.
Roll out very thin, cut into cookies as desired and bake until lightly golden brown on bottom. Remove to plates or rack to cool.
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