Russian Tea Cakes

BM # 18   Day 1

I am not a person who is fond of biscuits and cookies, so normally I do not bake.While on my sneaks on TV shows in office I discovered this recipe .I decide to make them right away, for the first day of the second week where I will be cooking for kids evening snack.

These are small round shortbread like cookies that contain ground nuts.These are rolled in castor sugar while still hot.They are also called Mexican Wedding Cakes.

1cup.............. butter
½ cup............ sugar
2cups........... all purpose flour
½ cup........... walnuts, finely chopped
Vanilla essence
Castor sugar for coating the cakes
Beat butter and sugar till light and fluffy.
Add vanilla extract and walnuts.
Add all purpose flour and bind into a dough.
Shape into balls or cakes.
Bake at 200deg for 10-12 minutes.
Roll them in castor sugar while still hot.
Enjoy the crunchy bakes with a cup of hot coffee.

I cut down the recipe to half, but later repented!...Anyway these cookies or cakes whatever they may be called turned out delicious.,though I felt I should have removed them from the oven a min or two earlier…but everyone else did’nt feel so…so I guess I did a reasonable job.Also after I finished I read somewhere these nuts should be ground, but I liked them in my bite, so you could choose your option.

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These are off to Valli's Kids Delight ....Evening Snacks event hosted by Vardhini and  the Cookie Mela!! 



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