Russian Tea Cakes

Nice little cookies that go perfectly with a good strong cup of tea.

Ready In: 19 mins

Serves: 48




  1. Heat oven to 400 degrees F.
  2. Beat butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and the vanilla in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed, or mix with spoon.
  3. Stir in flour and salt.
  4. Stir in nuts.
  5. Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
  6. Place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  7. Bake 8 to 9 minutes or until set but not brown.
  8. Immediately remove from cookie sheet; roll in powdered sugar.
  9. Cool completely on wire rack.
  10. Roll in powdered sugar again.
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