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Russian Tea Cakes

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  •  4.9 stars stars based on 159 reviews
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A ball-shaped cookie with chopped walnuts, rolled in powdered sugar.

Makes about 48

1 cup softened butter or margarine
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
additional powdered sugar

In a large bowl combine first 6 ingredients on low speed of mixer about 1 minute. Blend well. Gradually add flour at low speed until just combined; stir in nuts. Roll dough into 1 inch balls; place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 F for 8-10 minutes until firm to the touch but not brown. Do not overbake. While warm, roll in additional powdered sugar. Cool; re-roll in powdered sugar before serving.

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Reviews of Russian Tea Cakes:

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  Joyce in Wisconsin  Nov 20, 2016
Would make this again.
This is the best "Russian Tea Cake" cookie dough I have ever worked with and taste is excellent also. I will save this receipt! 5 stars

  A cookie baker in pa  Dec 30, 2015
Would make this again.
excellent. will always make.Www 5 stars

   Dec 14, 2015
Would make this again.
love t 5 stars

  Hannah in Tennessee  Nov 10, 2015
Would make this again.
I made these cookies for a class project on Russia 10 (!!!) years ago and have been making them ever since. This is the only recipe I've used, and it has never failed me. My classmates and family would beg me to make them, and now they are a staple at Christmas time in my family. 5 stars

  Grace in Pittsburgh  Oct 10, 2014
Would make this again.
I loved making these. I make them with my daughter and she always loves them. 5 stars

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