Reblog of great recipe
My Grandma made these. Mother made them. I make them. My daughter makes them. We all had our own twist. They are the best tea cakes I’ve ever had. It was so good to come in from school and find these coming out of the oven.
1 cup of butter
3 cups sugar
4 cups self-rising flour (for plain add 1 1/2 tsp baking powder and 1/8 tsp salt per CUP flour)
2 Tsp vanilla
Heat oven to 325 degrees. Cream softened butter, sugar, eggs and vanilla. Add 3 1/2 cups flour and mix till it is a stiff dough. Use other 1/2 cup to dust over dough and dust your hands while rolling out. Roll into 1- 1 1/2 inch balls and place on greased cookie sheets. Cookies should be no closer than 3/4 inch. Bake cookies center rack. 7 minutes, then turn pans back…
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