Bilbo's Famous Old-Fashioned Tea Cakes

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READY IN: 16mins
SERVES: 28
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat butter until creamy with electric mixer at a medium speed.
  • Slowly add 2 cups sugar, beating well. Beat in eggs, buttermilk, and vanilla.
  • Mix flour and baking soda together, then slowly beat in to butter mixture.
  • Cover and chill for at least 8 hours.
  • Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut with a 3 1/2-inch round cookie cutter and place cakes 1 inch apart on lightly greased cookie sheets, then sprinkle with 2 tablespoons sugar.
  • Bake at 400 degrees for 7 to 8 minutes or until edges become slightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
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