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Russian Teacakes

Course Dessert


  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • ½ cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 ¼ cups Gold Medal flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ¾ cup nuts, finely chopped


  • Mix together butter, sugar, and vanilla. Sift flour, then add salt to the sifted flour. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients and mix well.
  • Chill the dough.
  • Preheat oven to 400°F. Roll the chilled dough in 1″ balls, then place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes, or until set but not brown.
  • While still warm, roll in confectioners’ sugar. Cool, then roll in confectioner’s sugar again.