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Old-Time Tea Cake

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Ingredients
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Eggs 4
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Ground nutmeg 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream sugar and butter.
Add eggs, one at a time, alternately with flour.
Beat well after each addition.
Add nutmeg with next-to-last addition of flour.
Add just enough flour to make a soft yet easy-to-handle dough.
Roll out on floured surface to desired thickness, preferably thin and cut in desired shapes.
Bake at 350 ° on lightly greased cookie sheets for about 10 minutes.
Teacakes should be a light brown when done.

Recipe Summary

Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Ingredient: 
Butter

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