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Easiest-Ever Russian Tea Cakes

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  58 reviews
  • 35 min prep time
  • 55 min total time
  • 5 ingredients
  • 54 servings
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Bake up a batch of holiday classics with an easy recipe that starts with Pillsbury® refrigerated sugar cookies.

Ingredients

1
roll (16.5 oz) Pillsbury™ refrigerated sugar cookies
1/2
cup all-purpose flour
3/4
cup finely chopped pecans
1/2
teaspoon vanilla
1/2
cup plus 1 tablespoon powdered sugar

Steps

  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour, pecans and vanilla until well blended.
  • 2 Shape dough into 54 (1-inch) balls. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheets. Cool slightly on cooling rack.
  • 4 Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar; cool on cooling rack. Roll in powdered sugar again.
  • 1 Heat oven to 350ºF. In large bowl, break up cookie dough. Stir or knead in flour, pecans and vanilla until well blended.
  • 2 Shape dough into 54 (1-inch) balls. Place 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • 3 Bake 10 to 14 minutes or until set but not brown. Remove from cookie sheets. Cool slightly on cooling rack.
  • 4 Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar; cool on cooling rack. Roll in powdered sugar again.

Expert Tips

Make these cookies even more special by toasting the pecans. Spread nuts on cookie sheet. Bake at 350°F 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until light golden brown.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
60
Calories from Fat
25
% Daily Value
Total Fat
3g
4%
Saturated Fat
1/2g
3%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
25mg
1%
Total Carbohydrate
8g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
4g
4%
Protein
0g
0%
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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