|The Recipe Bin: Russian - Desserts & Candies|
|Russian Tea Cakes|
|Mix the butter, confectioner's sugar, and vanilla, thoroughly together. Sift and stir in the
flour, and salt. Then mix in nuts.
Chill dough. Roll into 1 inch balls. place on ungreased baking sheet (cookies do not spread). Bake until set, but not brown. While still warm, roll in confectioner's sugar. Cool. Roll in sugar again.
Temperature: 400°F (mod hot oven). Time: Bake 10 to 12 minutes. Amount: About 4 dozen, 1½ inch cookies.
NOTE: When rolling dough into balls, use a light touch, and do not handle very long. The dough will get hard, and become almost rock-like after baking if you over-handle.
|Makes approximately 4 dozen.|