Russian Tea Cakes

Elizabeth Wallen

By
@RazorbackGirl40

This recipe was handed down to my Grandma from a dear friend of hers.They are very simple and delicious for a anytime dessert or for the holidays.


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Serves:

8-12

Prep:

50 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
powdered sugar
1 tsp
vanilla extract
21/4 c
gold medal all purpose flour
3/4 c
finely chopped nuts (walnuts) or any nut you like
1/4 tsp
salt
powder sugar for rolling

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Heat oven to 400ºF.
2
Mix butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and the vanilla in large bowl. Stir in flour, nuts and salt until dough holds together.
3
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
4
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool slightly on wire rack.
5
Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar; cool on wire rack. Roll in powdered sugar again.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Heirloom
Hashtag: #tea cakes