Cherry Russian Teacakes

Winner of Yankee’s December 2005 Cookie Contest.


1 cup butter softened
1/2 cup confectioner sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2-1/4 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup finely chopped pecans
1/2 cup chopped candied cherries (or dried cherries)


Combine softened butter with confectioner sugar and vanilla, mix thoroughly.

Sift together and stir in flour and salt.

Mix in pecans and cherries .

Chill dough at least 1 hour.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees.

Roll into 1 inch balls. Place on a ungreased cookie sheet. Bake until set, not brown. while still warm roll in confectioner sugar. cool and roll in sugar again.

Bake 10 to 12 minutes.

Cooking & Recipes


3 dozen, 1 inch cookies

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