Tea Cakes

Tea Cakes

Cookies – Makes 20 – 25 cookies

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup oil
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 3 cups self rising flour
  1. Place 2 eggs in a bowl.
  2. Add the sugar, oil and vanilla to the mixture and combine with a mixer.
  3. Add 2 cups of flour and continue to mix by hand.
  4. Add last cup of flour in gradually.
  5. Lightly flour board or cloth and gently kneed until dough. Roll the dough until 1/8 of an inch thick.
  6. Grease a cookie sheet with shortening.
  7. Cut out cookies.
  8. Cookie cutter of any shape will work.
  9. Cook 8 – 10 min at 375 degrees. Cool before icing.
Icing
  • 1 stick melted butter
  • 1 box (1 lb) of powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 7 Tbsp milk
  1. Melt 1 stick butter over low heat.
  2. Add full box powdered sugar.
  3. Add milk and vanilla, mix.
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