Southern Tea Cakes

Southern Tea Cakes

SheKnows
  • Prep: 20 min
  • Cook Time: 30 min
  • Total: 50 min
  • Serving: 2 dozen

Traditional cookie recipe, great for tea parties.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup shortening
  • 2 1/2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 cup evaporated milk
  • 3 1/2 cups self rising flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 1 teaspoon allspice
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Directions

  1. Beat together the shortening and sugar. Mix in everything else but the flour.
  2. Mix in the flour, 1 cup at a time.
  3. Roll the dough out on a floured board. Cut with a cookie cutter and place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees Fahrenheit until browned.

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