Russian Tea Cakes









Preparation time: 20 mn
Cook time: 12 mn
Total time: 32 mn

1 ½ stick unsalted butter at room temperature
½ cup powdered sugar
3/4 cup finely chopped peanut
1 pinch of salt
1 ts orange blossom
¼ ts baking powder
2 cups or a little more all purpose flour
Powdered sugar for rolling

The Russian Tea cakes also called snow balls or Mexican wedding cookies are usually made with walnut, I tried them with peanut and they look and taste just right.
1- Mix all the ingredients until you obtain a nice soft dough.
2- Form sdough into 1 inch balls and place them in an non stick baking pan.
3- Bake at 400 degres F for about 10mn to 12 mn or until lightly golden.
4- Let cool for 5 mn, then toss them in powdered sugar.
5- Let the cookies cool completely then toss them again in powdered sugar, to make sure they are well coated.
Recipe by: LDS’s Mom

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