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Russian Tea Cakes

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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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   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

  Candi in CA  Dec 23, 2013
Would make this again.
I\\\'ve been baking these for Christmas for so many years I\\\'ve lost track:). Everyone loves them so I have to make several batches! 5 stars

  CindyKay Clark in New York  Dec 19, 2012
Would make this again.
I have made these cookies for the past 2 years for Christmas at the place where I work and they have gotten RAVE reviews. I will keep making them and giving people the recipe. 5 stars

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