Monday, December 10, 2007

Russian Tea Balls ..... Day Eleven of "Twelve Days of Christmas Cookies".

Russian Tea Balls
This recipe has many different names. Whatever the name this buttery cookie is a crowd pleaser. This cookie is a favorite of my husband. When I do my holiday baking I am sure to include these Russian Tea Balls.
1/2 pound butter
6 Tablespoons sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
2 cups pecans, ground fine

Cream butter and sugar; add vanilla, nuts and flour. Mix well. Form dough into walnut sized balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 275 for 50 to 60 minutes.

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