Lottie Moon's cookie recipe

Plain Tea Cake
(As made by Lottie Moon)

Three teacups of sugar

One teacup of butter

One teacup of sour milk

Four pints flour

Three eggs, well beaten

Half a teaspoon of soda

Flavor to taste, roll thin, bake in a quick oven.

Adapted recipe:

2 cups flour

½ cup butter

1 heaping cup of sugar

1 well-beaten egg

1 tablespoon cream

Cream the butter and sugar. Add the egg and mix well. Add the flour and cream. Dust a board with flour. Roll the dough very thin. Cut cookies with a round cookie cutter. Place on a buttered or nonstick cookie sheet. Bake at 475 degrees for about 5 minutes

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