Here for you is a recipe for Russian tea cakes that are popular to eat around Christmas time . although I have never made them or eaten them they are popular so I wanted to find a recipe for you
I had to check out what Russian tea cakes are so here for you below is an excerpt about them from the wikipedia.org website
Russian tea cakes have a relatively simple recipe, generally consisting entirely of flour, water, butter, and ground nuts, the nut variety depending upon the cookie type. After baking, they are rolled in powdered sugar while still hot, then coated again once the cookie has cooled.
European-based recipes rely upon coarsely chopped hazelnuts, almonds, or walnuts. Mexican wedding cakes traditionally use coarsely chopped pecans.
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Here below is a list of the ingredients you will need to make these tea cakes from the website
2 1/2 cups flour
1 tsp vanilla
1 cup soft butter
1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 tsp salt
1/2 cup finely chopped nuts (walnuts or pecans)
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