Old Fashion Tea Cakes

4 cups sifted flour
4 eggs
1 cup melted butter
1 tsp soda
2 cups sugar
3 tbs cream
2 tbs baking powder
1 tsp vanilla or nutmeg

Stir flour, sugar, baking powder, soda (and nutmeg, if used) together. Break eggs, add the cup melted butter then 3 tbs of cream; beat well. Add dry ingredients and mix well. Chill.

Roll out on lightly floured board about 1/4 inch thick, cut. Place on cookie sheet, sprinkle with sugar on top. Bake at 375F.

Can be dropped with a teaspoon and flattened with the bottom of a glass. Dip in sugar.

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Cajun Country -- New Iberia, Louisiana