Russian Tea Cakes

Russian Tea Cakes Recipe

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Karen Turnbough

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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

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  • 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

How to Make Russian Tea Cakes

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 400.
  2. Using pastry blender, mix butter, salt, and ½ cup powdered sugar until smooth. Mix in vanilla.
  3. Slowly beat in flour and nuts, if using.
  4. Chill 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.
  5. Roll hot teacakes in powdered sugar, then let cool. Once cool, roll teacakes again in powdered sugar.

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About Russian Tea Cakes

Course/Dish: Cakes




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