Friday, January 23, 2009


This morning I made Russian Tea cakes.

There super yummy and really easy to make. I made them for my Grandmother who was going to drive all the way down here from down town St. Pete. But she ditched last minute and now we're stuck with a batch delicious cookies.Awwwwwwwwwwe man!!

1 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 tablespoons confectioners' sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/3 cup confectioners' sugar for decoration

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a medium bowl, cream butter and vanilla until smooth. Combine the 6 tablespoons confectioners' sugar and flour; stir into the butter mixture until just blended. Mix in the chopped walnuts. Roll dough into 1 inch balls, and place them 2 inches apart on an uncreased cookie sheet.
Bake for 12 minutes in the preheated oven. When cool, roll in remaining confectioners' sugar. I also like to roll mine in the sugar a second time