These tender, nut-laced shortbread cookiesare also called, Mexican Wedding Cakes, Swedish Teacakes andso on, but during the Christmas holiday season, my family fondlycalls them snowball cookies.
Another delicious recipe from our Family-FavoriteRecipes Collection.
Recipe: Russian Tea Cakes
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour1/4 teaspoon kosher or sea salt3/4 cup pecans, finely chopped*1 cup butter1/2 cup powdered sugar, sifted1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 cups powdered sugar for rolling
Makes 4 dozen or 48 cookies.
*Use a food processor or blend to finelychopped pecans…almost ground, but not quite.
Nutritional Information Per Serving (1cookie): 67.8 calories; 65% calories from fat; 5.1g total fat;10.2mg cholesterol; 37.2mg sodium; 14.5mg potassium; 4.9g carbohydrates;0.3g fiber; 0.2g sugar; 4.5g net carbs; 0.8g protein.
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