Simple and Easy Christmas Cookies

Buttery and Delicious Georgia Tea Cakes

If you’re looking for a simple and easy Christmas Cookie that tastes delicious, too, this is it! 

I know Christmas is right around the corner in my house when I start my Christmas Baking.

Decadent treats are amazing but sometimes, you just want a little something that’s not quite as dense as shortbread but still with a buttery flavor and something that’s not too heavy or sweet.

Georgia Tea Cakes|Cookies|Christmas Cookies

You want something a little lighter.  If that’s the kind of cookie you’re looking for then Georgia Tea Cakes are the answer.  When I made these the other day my oldest son said it wasn’t what he was expecting but that that was a good thing. He said it wasn’t overwhelmingly sweet and he didn’t feel like he needed to stop with just one.  I like them with coffee, the kids like them with milk and I’m pretty sure Santa would like them as well.

Light and buttery George Tea Cakes - Christmas Cookie Recipes from www.cupcakesandcrinoline.com

 *Adapted from Have Yourself a Homemade Christmas

Georgia Tea Cakes ~ A Light and Sweet Christmas Cookie
Yield: 36 Cookies

Georgia Tea Cakes ~ A Light and Sweet Christmas Cookie

Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 30 minutes

This is an easy, simple, and delicious Christmas Cookie recipe. Georgia Tea Cakes are buttery, light, and airy.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 egg, beaten
  • 1/2 cup milk
  • 2 to 2 1/2 cups self-rising flour
  • Colored Sugars

Instructions

  1. Mix together sugar, butter, vanilla, egg and milk.
  2. Stir in enough flour to make a stiff dough.
  3. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto greased baking sheets; sprinkle with colored sugar.
  4. Bake at 375 degrees for 9 to 10 minutes.
  5. Center should be soft when cooled.

Nutrition Information

Yield

36

Serving Size

1

Amount Per Serving Calories 110 Total Fat 3g Saturated Fat 2g Trans Fat 0g Unsaturated Fat 1g Cholesterol 12mg Sodium 231mg Carbohydrates 19g Net Carbohydrates 0g Fiber 0g Sugar 6g Sugar Alcohols 0g Protein 2g
I look forward to baking these every year and my family looks forward to eating them. 

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