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Snowball Tea Cakes

Makes 4 dozen tea cakes.


1 Cup Unsalted Butter, softened

3½ Cup Powdered Sugar

1 Teaspoon Vanilla

2-1/4 Cups Flour

¾ Cup Pecans, finely chopped

¼ Teaspoon Salt


  • Preheat the oven to 400 degrees.

  • Place parchment paper in the bottom of the baking pans.

  • Beat butter, ½ cup powdered sugar, and vanilla in a large bow until

  • light and fluffy, approximately five minutes.

  • Stir in flour, nuts and salt until the dough holds together. (Add one

  • a teaspoon at a time of water, if necessary.)

  • Shape dough into 1-inch balls and place about 1 inch apart on

  • parchment-lined baking pan.

  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes on the center rack, until slightly golden.

  • Let cool slightly, and then remove cookies from the baking pan.

  • Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar and cool on a wire rack.

  • Once again, roll each cool cookie in powdered sugar.

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