Russian Tea Cakes
1 cup stick margarine or butter,* softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups Gold Medal all-purpose flour**
3/4 cup finely chopped nuts
1/4 teaspoon salt
Heat oven to 400 F.
Mix margarine, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and the vanilla in large bowl.
Stir in flour, nuts and salt until dough holds together.
Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased
Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until set but not brown. Remove from cookie
sheet. Cool slightly on wire rack.
Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar; cool on wire rack. Roll in
powdered sugar again.
*We do not recommend using vegetable oil spreads.
**Do not use self-rising flour in this recipe
Makes about 4 dozen cookies
This recipe displayed with permission from General Mills, Inc.