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


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


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

About Russian Teacakes

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