Swedish Teacakes (sallye) Recipe

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SWEDISH TEACAKES (SALLYE)

sallye bates

By
@grandedame

This recipe came out of a little obscure recipe book that I picked up somewhere.

These little cakes are great for serving at a brunch buffet.


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Serves:

Yield about 3 dozen

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

20 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened to room temperature
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
finely chopped pecans
as needed
confectioners sugar to coat

Directions Step-By-Step

1
PREPARATION:

Preheat oven to 325ºF

Soften butter to room temperature

Finely chop pecans (in food processor or by hand)

Sift flour and salt together

Line cookie sheet(s) with parchment paper. You will probably need more than one unless you have a large restaurant style sheet.
2
MIXING:

In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, sugar and vanilla with electric mixer at medium speed until fluffy.

Add in flour and salt mixture at low speed of mixer until dough holds together.

With wooden spoon, stir pecan pieces into dough
3
COOKING:

Form one tablespoon of dough at a time into round balls approximately 1" round.

Place balls 1" apart on cookie sheets.

Bake in perheated oven 15-20 minutes until set but not browned.

Remove from oven and cool slightly on racks.

Roll balls in confectioners sugar.

Cool completely, then roll again in the sugar
4
Unless serving immediately, store in tightly covered container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cakes, Other Snacks
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Swedish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy