Russian Tea Cakes

1
Lin Larson

By
@bumblebeester

I have made them for Christmas for years. They are one of the family's favorite! Hope you enjoy them as much as we all do!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 2 1/4 c
    flour
  • 3/4 c
    finely chopped nuts
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • ·
    extra powdered sugar for coating

How to Make Russian Tea Cakes

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.

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About Russian Tea Cakes

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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