Butter Tea Cakes

Oxmoor House
about 4 dozen


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1 cup butter, softened
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs
3 tablespoons whipping cream
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tablespoon baking powder


Cream butter in a large mixing bowl. Gradually add sugar; beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs; beat well. Add whipping cream and vanilla; beat well.

Combine flour and baking powder in a medium mixing bowl; stir well. Add to creamed mixture. Shape into a ball, and chill thoroughly.

Roll dough to 1/4-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut with a 3-inch round cookie cutter. Place on lightly greased cookie sheets 2 inches apart; bake at 325° for 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from cookie sheets and cool completely on wire racks.

Created date

February 2010