Grandma Bryan's Tea Cakes
An easy and delicious sugar cookies recipe.
- 3 cups flour
- 3 tsp. baking powder
- 1 1/2 cups sugar
- a pinch of salt
- 1 scant cup shortening
- 3 eggs
- 1 tsp. vanilla or lemon flavoring
Adapted from jonbryan.com
Mix together flour, baking powder, sugar and salt. Use a pastry blender to cut in the shortening. Then add eggs and flavoring.
Roll to about 1/2 inch thickness and cut cookies with a glass or cookie cutters. Bake at 350 F until lightly brown, about 12 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar or cool and frost.