Monday, December 7, 2015

Russian Tea Cakes Recipe

                These buttery melt-in-your-mouth cookies go by many names but they are always twice rolled in powdered sugar and filled with finely chopped nuts.


cup butter or margarine, softened
cup powdered sugar
teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
cup finely chopped nuts
teaspoon salt
Powdered sugar


  • 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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