Saturday, July 18, 2015

Russian Tea Cakes

makes 4 dozen

1 cup butter, softened
½ cup powdered sugar
2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
¾ cup chopped walnuts
¼ teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla
⅓ cup powdered sugar for decoration

Preheat oven to 350F. cream butter and ½ cup powdered sugar. Stir in flours, walnuts, salt, and vanilla until well combined. Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake for 12-15 minutes. Remove from cookie sheet and cool slightly on a wire rack. Roll in powered sugar, then place on wire rack to cool completely. Once cool roll in powered sugar again.