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Monday, May 7, 2012

Kid Made Russian Tea Cakes (Around the World in 12 Dishes)

This  month's Around the World in 12 Dishes Challenge is Russia!
We have already shared our books & activities with you,
so now we would like to share our yummy dish.

We are a dessert loving household so as soon as I saw some recipes and photos for  Russian Tea Cakes I knew they would be perfect for this challenge. They were so easy to make that my youngest did most of the work on her own.

Ingredient List:
1 cup softened butter/margarine
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
2 1/4 cups all purpose flour
1/4 tsp salt
optional - chopped nuts

How to Make Russian Tea Cakes:
 1. Pre-heat oven to 400 degrees.
2.  Mix butter powdered sugar & vanilla in a large bowl.
3. Stir in flour, salt & nuts (optional). Mix & knead until dough forms.

4. Shape dough into small balls and place on ungreased cookie sheet.
5. Bake 12-14 minutes or until set.

6. Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar.
(I did this part since they were hot!)
7. Let cool completely.

8. Roll in more powdered sugar & enjoy!

These were SUPER EASY to make & so yummy!

Be sure to check out the other great ideas being linked up to this month's Russia linky in our Around the World in 12 Dishes Challenge


  1. What a yummy way to learn about countries - FOOD. Looking forward to your next country share.

  2. what an absolutely great idea! love it! and the tea cakes look yum too :)

  3. These look delicious. I love the idea of Around the World in 12 Dishes. We will have to work out which Russian recipe we will try out :-)

    And I'd love you to share at my baking with kids linky

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