Tea Cakes


1 cup butter (room temperature)

2 cups sugar

3 eggs (room temperature)

2 Tablespoons buttermilk

1 teaspoon vanilla

5 cups flour

1 teaspoon Baking Soda


Heat oven to 400.
Cream butter with the sugar , beating for 5 minutes using stand mixer.
Add eggs 1 at a time and mix well.
Blend buttermilk and vanilla into mixture.
Stir the baking soda into the flour in separate bowl.
Gradually add flour mixture into the creamed mixture.
Drop by  medium scoop onto large cookie sheet, about 12 per sheet.
Chill remaining batter while waiting to cook next batch.
Bake 15 minutes, using spatula to flatten tops of cookies once or twice while cooking.
Cool on cookie rack.

This is my friend Alana’s recipe, I tweaked it a tiny bit as far as the baking part.