Russian Tea Cakes

Great for gift giving too!

1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
2 1/4 cups flour, sikted
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon almond extract
3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
Cream butter and sugar. Add flour, extracts and walnuts. Form into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 12-14 minutes. Watch carefully! While warm, roll in confectioners' sugar. When cool, roll in additional sugar.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 48 cookies
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 12-14 minutes

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Recipe Provided By:
The Rosewood Country Inn
Bradford, NH

Bradford Bed and Breakfast Inns