Grandma's Tea Cakes

When I was a child, these golden cookies were a special treat from my grandmother, who often invited me to tea parties at her house. Now when I make these cookies. I remember those warm special times.

Directions In a bowl, cream shortening and sugar. Add eggs and extract; beat well. Add remaining ingredients; mix well. Chill for 1-2 hours. Shape into 1-1/4-in. balls. Place 2-1/2 in. apart...

  • Yield: 33 servings
  • Cooking time: 15 Min
  • Rating: 5/5
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  • 1 cup shortening
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 3 eggs
  • 1/2 teaspoon lemon extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 3/4 teaspoon salt
  • 6 tablespoons milk

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