Granny's Tea Cakes

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READY IN: 1hr 15mins
YIELD: 48 cakes
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream shortening in a large bowl; gradually add 1 1/2 cups sugar, beating well at medium speed of an electric mixer.
  • Add eggs, one at a time, beating after each addition.
  • Combine flour and next 3 ingredients; add to creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk.
  • Mix well.
  • Stir in extract.
  • Cover and chill 1 hour.
  • Roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness on a floured surface.
  • Cut with a 2 3/4 inch round cookie cutter; place on greased cookie sheets.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 15 minutes or until edges begin to brown.
  • Sprinkle with sugar, if desired.
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