Monday, December 22, 2008

Russian Tea Cakes

1 cup soft butter
1/2 cup powdered sugar (plus additional for coating)
1 teaspoon vanilla
2-1/4 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup chopped walnuts

Blend well butter, sugar and vanilla. Sift together and stir in flour and salt; add nuts. Chill mixture for 1-1/2 hours. Roll into 1" balls and bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 375 degrees for 10-12 minutes, until set but not brown. While hot, roll in powdered sugar. Cool and then roll again.

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