Thursday, 17 September 2009

Russian Tea Cakes

Russian Tea Cakes
Recipe from Betty Crocker's Kitchen

8 oz butter, softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
3/4 cup finely processed nuts
1/4 teaspoon salt
Powdered sugar

Heat oven to 190C.
Mix butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and the vanilla in large bowl. Stir in flour, nuts and salt until dough holds together.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool slightly on wire rack.
Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar; cool on wire rack. Roll in powdered sugar again.