Russian Tea Cakes Recipe

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Russian Tea Cakes

Karen Turnbough

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@KTurn620

Far and away, my favorite cookies. EVER. So fun and easy to make. They were a tradition to make with my mother, make them a tradition in your house!


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Ingredients

2 stick
butter, softened
pinch of salt
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla
2 c
flour
1/2 c
chopped pecans *optional*
2 c
powdered sugar

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 400.

2Using pastry blender, mix butter, salt, and ½ cup powdered sugar until smooth. Mix in vanilla.

3Slowly beat in flour and nuts, if using.

4Chill dough for 30 minutes, then form into ¾- to 1-inch balls. Arrange close together on baking sheet. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set, but not brown.

*NOTE* Cookies can be placed very close together, as they will not grow.

5Roll hot teacakes in powdered sugar, then let cool. Once cool, roll teacakes again in powdered sugar.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes