Aunt Burvin's Southern Tea Cakes Recipe - Allrecipes.com
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Aunt Burvin's Southern Tea Cakes

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"This recipe was passed down from my great-aunt Burvin. Tea cakes are a less-sweet, puffy cookie. Enjoy!"

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Original recipe makes 24 servings Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins
  • READY IN

    8 hrs 25 mins

Directions

  1. Beat white sugar, confectioners' sugar, and butter together in a stand mixer until smooth and creamy. Add eggs and vanilla extract; beat until fully incorporated. Pour oil into sugar-butter mixture; beat until smooth. Slowly add flour to sugar-butter mixture, 1 cup at a time, mixing well after each addition until dough is stiff. Refrigerate dough, 8 hours to overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Drop dough by the spoonful onto baking sheets.
  4. Bake in the preheated oven until lightly browned, 5 to 10 minutes. Work in batches if needed.
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Footnotes

  • Cook's Note:
  • Roll dough thicker (1/4-inch) for softer cookies.
  • Margarine can be used in place of the butter.
  • Dough can also be rolled out and cut into shapes instead of dropping onto baking sheet before cooking.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 293 kcal
  • 15%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 31.1 g
  • 10%
  • Cholesterol
  • 36 mg
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 17.5 g
  • 27%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 3%
  • Protein
  • 2.9 g
  • 6%
  • Sodium
  • 358 mg
  • 14%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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