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

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

  • 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.

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About Russian Tea Cakes

Course/Dish: Cakes