Tea Cake Cookies

Easy Tea Cake Cookies Recipe

 The Spruce

Ratings (16)
  • Total: 22 mins
  • Prep: 12 mins
  • Cook: 10 mins
  • Yield: 36 servings
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
94 Calories
6g Fat
10g Carbs
1g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 36 servings
Amount per serving
Calories 94
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 6g 7%
Saturated Fat 3g 17%
Cholesterol 25mg 8%
Sodium 79mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 10g 4%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Protein 1g
Calcium 9mg 1%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This is a simple tea cake recipe with butter, eggs, and other ingredients. Flatten the cookies with a glass dipped in sugar or vanilla sugar if you wish.

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup butter (room temperature)
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 3/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients and preheat the oven to 350 F.

    Easy Tea Cake Cookies Recipe
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  2. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or a silicone baking mat, or grease lightly.

    Easy Tea Cake Cookies Recipe
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  3. Combine the sugar and butter in a mixer bowl, beating until light and fluffy.

    Easy Tea Cake Cookies Recipe
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  4. Add the eggs one at a time, beating well after each addition.

    Easy Tea Cake Cookies Recipe
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  5. In another bowl, combine the flour, ​baking soda, cream of tartar, and salt.

    Easy Tea Cake Cookies Recipe
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  6. Add the dry ingredients to creamed mixture and mix well.

    Easy Tea Cake Cookies Recipe
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  7. Shape the cookie dough into small balls and arrange on the prepared cookie sheet.

    Easy Tea Cake Cookies Recipe
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  8. Press flat with the bottom of a glass. Optional: dip the glass in sugar before flattening each cookie and use a small square of parchment paper so the glass won't stick to the dough.

    Easy Tea Cake Cookies Recipe
     The Spruce
  9. Bake for 10 minutes.

    Easy Tea Cake Cookies Recipe
     The Spruce
  10. Serve and enjoy!

    Easy Tea Cake Cookies Recipe
     The Spruce