Russian Tea Cakes

Melt-in-your mouth cookies

1 cup butter
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup pecans, finely chopped
confectioners sugar

Cream together butter, sugar, and vanilla. Stir together flour and salt. Blend with butter mixture. Stir in pecans. Chill dough thoroughly (at least two hours).

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Roll chilled dough into 1 inch balls and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake for 10 to 12 minutes until set, but not brown. Cool slightly, and roll warm cookies in confectioners sugar. Allow to cool completely, and roll in confectioners sugar again.

Recipe Summary:
Yield: 48 cookies
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes

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7 Gables Inn & Suites
Fairbanks, AK

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