Russian Tea Cake Cookies are a favorite holiday cookie
These buttery cookies are a melt in your mouth treat. When you bite down into the cookie, you get a powdered sugar mustache and the delicious old-world flavor of nuts. These are a super rich, buttery, and crumbly cookie. Russian Tea Cake Cookies always seem to be a favorite of men and also a favorite Christmas Cookie. I know your family will love these as much as mine does.
They are known by many different names around the world, such as Mexican Wedding Cakes, Russian Tea Cakes, Swedish Tea Cakes, Italian Butter Nut, Southern Pecan Butterball, Snowdrop, Viennese Sugar Ball, Sand Tarts, and Snowballs. Regardless of what they are called, they always contain finely chopped nuts and are twice rolled in powdered sugar.
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Russian Tea Cakes Recipe:
Source: This recipe is originally from a 1950’s Betty Crocker Cookbook.
Additional Family Favorite Christmas Cookies:
Honey Butterball Cookies
These holiday Honey Butterball cookies look similar to Mexican Wedding Cakes, Swedish Tea Cakes, Russian Tea Cakes, etc., but they are a softer cookie.
High Tea Lemon Cookies
This is an old-fashion recipe that is very rich and delicious. Be prepared though, all your friends will want this recipe after they taste these delicious cookies.
This is a great-tasting holiday cookie and these cookies are very pretty on your holiday cookie plate.
Oreo Truffle Balls
This candy/cookie is so easy to make and so good! This no-bake Oreo Truffle Balls makes a great Christmas candy as everyone seems to love them! Everyone who tries them has loved them and wants the recipe.
Pistachio and Cherry Mexican Wedding Cookies
A wonderful and delicious version of the Mexican Wedding Cookies.