Thursday, December 3, 2009

Cookie Party Recipe Exchange



Wedding Tea Cakes

1 cup butter
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
6 tablespoons confectioners' sugar 2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup chopped walnuts
1/3 cup confectioners' sugar for decoration



Directions:
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
2. In a medium bowl, cream butter and vanilla until smooth. Combine the 6 tablespoons confectioners' sugar and flour; stir into the butter mixture until just blended. Mix in the chopped walnuts. Roll dough into 1 inch balls, and place them 2 inches apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
3. Bake for 12 minutes in the preheated oven. When cool, roll in remaining confectioners' sugar.

7 comments:

Rita Kent at TesoroFino.Com said...

OMG ~ These are so my favorite. Now I see the cup of butter and know why they taste so good!! Stop by & see what I've posted. Let me know what you think. While you're there, don't forget to click on "Follow" & "Subscribe" to get instant & quick hot off-the-press updates happening at Tesoro Fino's!

Debbi said...

these were my dads favorite, and he passed the love to my daughter. We call them "butter balls"!
Thanks for sharing!

Pleasant Prairie said...

These look so wonderful and perfect for the holiday season! Thanks for sharing the recipe. blessings,KD

Country Dreaming said...

Yum! Yum!

Melinda

Twyla and Lindsey said...

Hello! I am new to your blog. You share some wonderful recipes! Thank you! Have a nice weekend! Twyla

chris said...

I've never had these cookies before I look forward to making them. They sound yummy!
If you like Chocolate Mint cookies check out by blog for the recipe.
Happy Holidays!!
Chris
www.curbyscloset.com/blog/

Lori said...

Are these the same as Russian Tea Cakes? I just LOVE these cookies! Thanks for sharing them! If you want, stop my blog: A Scrapmom's Musings (http://scrapmomsmusings.blogspot.com) for a recipe for Super Duper Chocolate Cookies!