These Russian tea cookies are a delightful treat perfect for any occasion. They are buttery, nutty, and coated in powdered sugar, making them a favorite among cookie lovers. With just a few simple ingredients, you can easily whip up a batch of these tasty treats in no time. Enjoy with a cup of tea or coffee for a truly satisfying experience.

Preparation time: 15 minutes | Cooking Time: 12 minutes | Total Time: 27 minutes | Serves: 24 cookies


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup finely chopped pecans
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar (for coating)


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Stir in the vanilla extract and salt until well combined.
  4. Gradually add the flour and chopped pecans to the mixture, stirring until a dough forms.
  5. Shape the dough into 1-inch balls and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
  6. Bake in the preheated oven for 12 minutes, or until the cookies are set but not browned.
  7. Allow the cookies to cool slightly, then roll them in the remaining powdered sugar until coated.
  8. Let the cookies cool completely before serving.
  9. Enjoy these delicious Russian tea cookies with your favorite hot beverage!

Nutrition Information:

Calories: 150 || Carbohydrates: 12g || Fat: 10g || Protein: 2g || Sugar: 5g

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