Russian Tea Cakes
- 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 1/2 cup powdered sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla
- 2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
- 3/4 cup finely chopped nuts
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- powdered sugar
Preheat oven to 400F
Mix butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and the vanilla in large bowl. Stir in flour, nuts and salt until dough holds together.
Shape dough into 1 inch balls. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet
Bake 10-12 minutes or until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheet. Cool slightly on wire rack.
Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar, cool on wire rack. Roll in powdered sugar again.