Hazelnut Tea Cakes

Hazelnut Tea Cakes Recipe

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Close your eyes, imagine a delicious, light and tender, hazelnut cookie that has been rolled in icing sugar. Want a bite?

These delicate cookies are quick and easy to make, and are just as good as they sound, perfect when paired with tea or coffee.

So are you ready for a break yet?


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48 cookies
15 Min
25 Min


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    1 cup butter, softened
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    1/4 cup powdered sugar
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    2 teaspoons vanilla extract
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    2 cups all-purpose flour
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    1/2 teaspoon salt
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    2 cups ground hazelnuts
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    powdered sugar for rolling

How to Make Hazelnut Tea Cakes


  1. Preheat your oven to 325F.
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, and the vanilla until smooth and light.
  3. Next add the flour, salt, and ground hazelnuts and stir until well combined.
  4. Chill dough for 1 hour, drop onto greased cookie sheets in rounded teaspoons.
  5. Bake in preheated 325 F oven for 25 minutes.
  6. Cool for 10 minutes, then roll in powdered sugar.
  7. Cool completely on a wire rack, then once again, roll in powdered sugar.

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About Hazelnut Tea Cakes

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Nuts
Regional Style: Hungarian

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