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
Powdered sugar


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
cookie sheet.

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


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