Formed Cookies Russian Teacakes

posted by LauraA 09-18-98 9:53 AM

Makes about 4 dozen cookies

1 cup butter
1/2 cup sifted confectioner's sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2-1/4 cups flour
1/4 tsp. salt
3/4 cup finely chopped nuts

Mix butter, sugar, and vanilla thoroughly. Measure flour by dipping method. Stir flour and salt together; blend into
butter mixture. Mix in nuts. Chill dough.

Heat oven to 400 degrees. Roll dough into 1" balls. Place on ungreased baking sheet. (Cookies do not spread.) Bake 10 12 minutes or until set, but NOT brown. While still warm, roll cookies in a bowl of confectioner's sugar. Cool. Roll in sugar again.

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