Saturday, February 27, 2010

Russian Tea Cakes

Russian Tea Cakes

1 C butter or margarine, softened
1/2 C powdered sugar
1 tsp vanilla
2 1/4 C all-purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 C finely chopped nuts
Powdered sugar (to coat cookies)

Heat oven to 400F.

Beat butter, 1/2 C powdered sugar and vanilla on medium speed with an electric mixer. Stir in flour and salt. Stir in nuts.

Shape dough into 1" balls. Place 2" apart onto an ungreased cookie sheet and bake 8-9 minutes until set, but not brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet and roll in additional powdered sugar. Cool completely on a rack. Roll in sugar again once cooled.

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