TEA CAKES – The Southern Woman Cooks

These Outdated Customary Tea Truffles are a traditional from way back. Some individuals might name them shortbread cookies, however both manner they’re scrumptious.

Tea Cakes

In the event you love old style recipes, additionally, you will love Kentucky Bourbon Balls. I’ve seen many recipes for these, however this one is genuine to an actual bourbon ball.

❤️WHY WE LOVE THIS RECIPE

If in case you have adopted our web site for any period of time, then you realize we love old style recipes, and we love sharing our Grandmother’s recipes. This was one in all her favorites. She was from Mississippi, and she or he liked to entertain her mates. She was very a lot a Southern Woman and liked to make these for afternoon tea. She would at all times serve them on cute little plates.

🍴KEY INGREDIENTS

  • Pecans or walnuts
  • Butter, 
  • Brown sugar
  • Vanilla
  • All-purpose flour
  • Salt

SWAPS

There actually aren’t many swaps on this recipe until you wish to swap out the vanilla for almond, coconut, maple, and many others. That’s actually about the one change that might be made, aside from leaving the nuts out altogether.

🍽️HOW TO MAKE

Essentially the most time-consuming a part of this recipe is letting the dough get chilly. You don’t need the fats supply, the butter to warmth up when you are working with the dough, so it should be chilled.

COOKING STEPS

Step 1
Combine all elements with mixer till very crumbly. Take your fingers and form right into a ball and put in fridge till stable sufficient to pinch off a bit and flatten on a tough floor.

Step 2
Lower out shapes with cookie cutters.

Step 3
Bake on a greased cookie sheet at 350 levels about 25 minutes. Simply earlier than eradicating from oven, activate the broiler for about 45 seconds and let brown on prime.

⭐TIP

In case your dough get too tender whereas chopping out the cookies, simply return to fridge for some time or between cooking.

SERVE THIS WITH

These scrumptious cookies are nice for Christmas and go nice with this Old Fashioned Snowball Cake. It’s a traditional for a purpose!

❓FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Are these cookies arduous or tender?

They aren’t both.. actually they’ve form of a tough floor however they soften in your mouth. The butter retains them tender.

These tea desserts haven’t any eggs, is that right?

Sure, this can be a very outdated recipe and that is the way in which we’ve at all times made them.

Tea Cakes

STORING

These cookies will hold for a number of months in an air-tight container. We make them in the beginning of December and revel in them by way of the vacations.

Five Minute Fudge

This fudge is a superb recipe for the vacations! Makes an amazing present too!

SERVING SIZE

This recipe makes 3-4 dozen relying on the scale of your cookie cutters.

Tea Truffles

Anne Walkup

Tea Truffles soften in your mouth. I’ve by no means come throughout anybody who does not like them. These buttery treats are generally referred to as shortbread cookies, however eithe manner they’re scrumptious.

Prepare dinner Time 25 minutes

Course Cookies

Delicacies American

  • 1/2 cup finely chopped pecans or walnuts
  • 2 sticks butter softened
  • 2/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Combine all elements with mixer till very crumbly. Take your fingers and form right into a ball and put in fridge till stable sufficient to pinch off a bit and flatten on a tough floor. Lower out shapes with cookie cutters.

  • Bake on greased cookie sheet at 350 levels about 25 minutes. Simply earlier than eradicating from oven activate broiler for about 45 seconds and let brown on prime.

In case your dough get too tender whereas chopping out the cookies, simply return to fridge for some time or between cookings.

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