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Chocolate Filled Russian Tea Cakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Karen Moilanen
Added: Monday, January 7, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Cookies:

1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 cups flour
1/4 tsp salt
3/4 cup finely chopped walnuts
48 milk chocolate stars (from 14-oz.) bag

Sugar Coating:

1 cup powdered sugar
1 tbsp. red sugar
1 tbsp. green sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 400. In large bowl,k beat butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and the vanilla with electric mixer on medium speed until well mixed. On low speed, beat in flour, salt and walnuts.

For each cookie, shape scant measuring tablespoonful dough around chocolate star to make 1 inch ball; place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
bake 12 to 15 minutes or until set and bottoms begin to turn golden brown. Meanwhile, in small bowl, mix sugar coating ingredients.

Immediately remove cookies from cookie sheets; roll in sugar coating. Cool completely on cooling racks, about 30 minutes. Roll in sugar coating again.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
4 dozen cookies
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
2 hours
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I couldn't find chocolate stars, so I used chocolate kisses with the tip cut off instead.

 

 

 

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