Old Fashioned Tea Cakes
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||2 Cup (32 tbs)|
|All purpose flour||5 Cup (80 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1 Teaspoon|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
Cream butter; gradually add 2 cups sugar, beating well.
Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition.
Add buttermilk, and beat well.
Combine flour and soda; gradually stir into creamed mixture.
Stir in vanilla.
Chill dough several hours or overnight.
Roll dough to '1/4-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface; cut into rounds with a large biscuit cutter or a 3 1/2-inch cookie cutter.
Place rounds 1 inch apart on lightly greased cookie sheets; sprinkle with additional sugar.
Bake at 400Â° for 7 to 8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.
Remove cookies to wire racks, and let cool completely.
Calories 1424 Calories from Fat 448
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 51 g78.4%
Saturated Fat 30.3 g151.5%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 279.6 mg93.2%
Sodium 403.9 mg16.8%
Total Carbohydrates 221 g73.8%
Dietary Fiber 4.2 g16.9%
Sugars 102.1 g
Protein 22 g43.2%
Vitamin A 31.8% Vitamin C
Calcium 5.8% Iron 44.2%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet