Tea Cakes II

Tea Cakes II


"These tea cake cookies are great for letting children frost them because they don't crumble easily."


servings 359 cals
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Original recipe yields 18 servings



  • Calories:
  • 359 kcal
  • 18%
  • Fat:
  • 13.4 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 54.2g
  • 17%
  • Protein:
  • 5.7 g
  • 11%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 71 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream together eggs, butter, sugar and baking powder. Stir in the flour. Dough will be stiff.
  2. Shape in walnut sized balls and flatten with the bottom of a glass.
  3. Place on an ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 8 minutes. If you brown them, you've overbaked them. These may also be rolled out and cut with cookie cutters.
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  1. 9 Ratings


I made these and MAN were they good. Yes please cook these for 8 to 10 min. I put cream cheese frosting on some of them and my family went wild. Basic recipe and so easy.

Thanks for posting this. This is a cookie my grandmother made, back when we ate the dough before she could cook it!

Thanks for sharing your recipe. It reminds me of the old days, back to the basic. Good Job!

If I hadn't been able to taste the shortening, these would have been 5 star. They come together easily, bake quickly and are easy to frost or glaze. So I would make them again but with real bu...

This recipe is wonderful! I love the flavor of almond extract so I added a teaspoon to the batch & everyone love them!!!

These are perfect with icing on them.

Love it each bit! We made these cookies today for Christmas and they where great! Everyone loved them. I went bold and added 1 cup of blueberries and I must admit, the flavor remains or it even ...

I did not care for this recipe. it makes too big of a batch too.