russian tea cakes

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By Adrienne May
from New Castle, DE

A delicious and pretty cookie for your holiday cookie trays. Enjoy!

cook time 10 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For russian tea cakes

  • 2 stick
    butter
  • 1/2 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 2 1/2 c
    flour
  • 1 c
    pecans or black walnuts finely chopped
  • powdered sugar

How To Make russian tea cakes

  • 1
    preheat oven to 400
  • 2
    Cream butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, and vanilla until well blended. Add salt and flour.
  • 3
    Mix in nuts until well blended. Chill dough and roll into 1 inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 10-12 minutes. (use the nuts of your choice- black walnuts are my favorite, pecans, english walnuts and even almonds taste great!)
  • 4
    Remove cookies from cookie sheets and allow to cool slightly and roll in powdered sugar. Allow to cool completely and roll in powdered sugar a second time.
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