Russian Tea Biscuits Recipe
- 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
- ¼ teaspoon salt
- 1 cup butter, softened
- ¾ cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 teaspoon vodka
- ¾ cup hazelnuts, finely chopped
- ⅓ cup confectioners' sugar for decoration
step 1: Pre-heat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
step 2: Combine flour and salt and set aside.
step 3: In a large bowl, cream together butter and confectioners' sugar blending well. Beat in vodka. Gradually blend in flour/salt mixture. Fold in chopped hazelnuts.
step 4: Break off dough in walnut sized pieces and roll into balls. On ungreased baking sheets place balls 1-1/2 inches apart. Flatten slightly. Bake for 12-15 minutes until lightly colored. Sprinkle hot cookies with confectioners' sugar. Cool on wire racks.