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Ellen's Russian Teacakes/ Mexican Wedding Cakes Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ellen Hottel

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter softened
cup confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all purpose flour
teaspoon salt
cup finely chopped pecans
1 bowl of confectioners' sugar for rolling cookies

Directions:
Directions:
1. Heat oven to 400.
2. Mix thoroughly butter, confectioner's sugar, and vanilla.
3. Work in flour and salt.
4. Add pecans until dough holds together.
5. Shape dough into 1-inch balls.
6. Place on ungreased baking sheet.

7. Bake 10-12 minutes or until set but not brown.
8. While warm, roll in confectioners's sugar (put sugar in bowl-about a cup)
9. Cool.
10. Roll in sugar again.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
makes about 4 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
approximately 20 minutes
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Ellen makes these for Christmas because it is another favorite. She also makes them for Wedding and Baby Showers or whenever they are requested.

 

 

 

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