Russian Tea Cakes

What Are Russian Tea Cakes?

This easy recipe features rich and buttery shortbread cookies filled with crunchy pecans, rolled in powdered sugar to look like frosty snowballs.

What You'll Need

You'll only need a few simple ingredients to make this easy recipe. Let's round them up and get started!

Make the Dough

Cream the butter, powdered sugar, salt, vanilla, and flour, then fold in the nuts. Roll dough into balls and bake for 10-12 minutes.

Roll in Powdered Sugar

Roll each cookie in powdered sugar while still warm from the oven, then transfer them to a wire rack to cool completely.


Store airtight for up to 7 days.

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