Russian Tea Cookies

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Ingredients

1 cup Unsalted butter, softened

½ cup Powdered sugar

½ teaspoon Almond extract

½ teaspoon Vanilla extract

2 ¼ cups All-purpose flour

½ teaspoon Salt

½ cup Pecans, finely chopped

½ cup Walnuts, finely chopped

Powdered sugar for coating

 

Method of Preparation

Pre heat oven to 400 degrees F. In a large bowl, cream butter and ½ cup powdered sugar until smooth. Add almond and vanilla extracts. Slowly add flour and salt to butter mixture, and mix until incorporated. Mix in pecans and walnuts.

Use a small scoop to scoop the dough and then roll into balls, place on a cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes (cookies barely brown).

Roll in powdered sugar while still warm, and again when cool.

Makes 4 dozen cookies.

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