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Russian Tea Cakes Recipe

Makes 30 cookies


  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter/margarine
  • 1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 tsp almond extract
  • 2 1/4 cup sifted flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup finely chopped nuts


1. Mix butter, sugar, vanilla and almond extract together thoroughly.
2. Sift flour and salt together.
3. Blend all ingredients.
4. Mix in nuts.
5. Chill dough.
6. Roll into 1-inch balls.
7. Place on ungreased cookie sheet.
8. Bake in preheated oven at 400 F for 9 to 10 minutes until set, not until brown.
9. Roll in powdered sugar while still warm.
10. Roll once more after cooled.


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Main Ingredient:Nut
Cuisine:European / Russian
Preparation Method:Baking

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