Russian Tea Cakes : I’m Lovin’ It
We always called this melt in your mouth cookie Russian Tea Cakes, but they are also known as Wedding Cakes, Pecan Balls, Russian Tea Cakes, Snowballs, Pecan Sandies, Swedish Tea Cakes and many more!
One of my favorite cookies since childhood, is a cookie with many names.
They are light, delicate shortbread with pecans all rolled in to powdered sugar for extra sweetness!
We always called them Russian Tea Cakes, but they are also known as Wedding Cakes, Pecan Balls, Russian Tea Cakes, Snowballs, Pecan Sandies, Swedish Tea Cakes and many more!
What ever you call them, they are a MUST on any holiday cookie table!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 20 minutes
A melt in your mouth cookie that goes by many names.
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1/3 cup granulated sugar
- 2 tablespoons vanilla
- 2 teaspoons water
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1 cup chopped pecans
- 1/4 cup powdered sugar
- Pre-heat oven to 325°
- In large mixing bowl, beat butter for 30 seconds, add granulated sugar and beat until fluffy.
- Add vanilla and water, beat well.
- Stir in flour and pecans.
- Shape into 1-inch balls.
- Place on ungreased cookie sheet, and bake for 20n minutes.
- Cool completely.
- Gently roll cookies in powdered sugar.
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