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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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Reviews of Russian Tea Cakes:

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  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

  Hannah in Florida  Aug 13, 2012
Would make this again.
My meemaw, grandmother, makes these at Christmas every year, and I pig out on them because they are so good! The basically melt in your mouth. Love them! 5 stars

  Grace in Oregon  Mar 5, 2012
Would make this again.
Love these cookies. I make them every year for Chritmas and many other times. Good with a candied cherry in the middle of the dough balls. They just melt in your mouth. 5 stars

  Dawn in Canada  Dec 26, 2011
Would make this again.
Fabulous, melt-in-your-mouth cookies. I too use pecans as well as walnuts. Perfect to dip in your tea/hot cocao! 5 stars

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