russian tea cakes

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
Lin Larson
Marysville, CA

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!

★★★★★ 2
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For russian tea cakes

  • 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

  • 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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