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Russian Tea Cookies

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  Cold butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), cut into pieces
  Confectioner's sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Walnuts 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Confectioner's sugar 1 Tablespoon (For Coating)

Combine butter, sugar, vanilla, and salt in processor bowl.
Process with metal blade until light, about 15 seconds.
Add flour and process until a ball forms on the blades.
Scatter the walnuts over the dough and process a few seconds or until nuts are distributed.
Remove dough and return one-quarter.
Process until walnuts are coarsely chopped.
Remove and repeat with remaining quarters.Roll dough into 1inch balls and place on an ungreased baking sheet.
Bake at 400°F on the top oven shelf for 10 minutes, until set but not brown.
Roll at once in confectioners' sugar.
Cool on a wire rack and roll again in more sugar.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 832 Calories from Fat 508

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 58 g89.9%

Saturated Fat 30.1 g150.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121 mg40.3%

Sodium 567.9 mg23.7%

Total Carbohydrates 69 g23.1%

Dietary Fiber 2.9 g11.8%

Sugars 19 g

Protein 10 g19.6%

Vitamin A 28.2% Vitamin C 0.41%

Calcium 4.2% Iron 19.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Russian Tea Cookies Recipe