Russian Tea Cakes

★★★★★ 2 Reviews
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By Lin Larson
from 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!

prep time 10 Min
cook time 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
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How To Make

  • 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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