Friday, April 23, 2010

Russian Tea Balls

1 cup soft butter (2 sticks), 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 T. vanilla extract, 2 1/4 cups flour 1/4 t. salt, 1 cup chopped nuts.

Mix butter, sugar, vanilla. Sift flour & salt together and add to butter mixture. Fold in nuts. Chill dough about an hour. Roll into balls (about a teaspoon full) and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 10 minutes. Remove cookies from cookie sheet and roll warm cookies in powdered sugar. Roll again when cool in more powdered sugar to coat. Store in an airtight container.

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