Russian Teacakes

Russian Teacakes Recipe

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Mary Leonard


I got this recipe from my mom, who got it from who-knows-where. I haven't personally made them yet; I dug the recipe out while looking for a different one and thought I would share it here. If anyone makes these, please let me know how they turn out!

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Makes about 4 dozen 1-inch cookies
1 Hr 10 Min
15 Min


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1 c
butter, softened
1/2 c
confectioners' sugar, sifted
1 tsp
vanilla extract
1/4 tsp
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour, sifted
3/4 c
walnuts, finely chopped
confectioner's (powdered) sugar, for coating cookies

How to Make Russian Teacakes


  • 1Preheat oven to 400 F
  • 2Mix butter, sugar, and vanilla together thoroughly
  • 3Sift flour and salt together; stir into butter mixture. Mix in chopped walnuts.
  • 4When completely mixed, chill dough in the refrigerator for at least an hour.
  • 5Roll chilled dough into one inch balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 6Bake until set, but not brown (about 10 - 12 minutes)
  • 7While still warm, roll in confectioner's (powdered) sugar. Let cool, then roll in sugar again

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About Russian Teacakes

Course/Dish: Desserts, Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #TEACAKES

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