Herb Society Of Nashville

Author: Scandinavian Tea Cookies & Raspberry Jam
Date of publish: 12/27/2015


1 c butter                                                           
½ c light brown sugar
2 egg yolks, well beaten
1 tsp baking powder
2 c sifted flour
½ c ground nuts
1 tsp vanilla
2 egg whites, for dipping cookies

Cream butter and sugar. Add beaten yolks. Add sifted dry ingredients. Stir well to combine. Add vanilla. Form small balls, dip into slightly beaten egg whites and roll in ground nuts. Make impression in center of each ball. Bake at 375º F for 12 minutes or until light brown. When cool, fill center with small dash of jam.

Tea Cakes

1 c butter
1 c oil
1 c powdered sugar
1 c sugar
2 eggs
4 c all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking soda
1 tsp cream of tartar
1 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
Cream together the sugars and shortening. Add eggs. Add sifted dry ingredients and vanilla. Chill dough. Form into small balls and flatten with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar. Bake in preheated 350º F oven for 10 – 15 minutes, or until brown around the edges.