Buttery Holiday Tea CookiesUser Submitted Recipe
Mix together the following
2 sticks of butter
1/2 cup confectioners sugar
1 tsp vanilla
Sift together 2 1/4 cups of flour
1/4 tsp salt
Stir in 3/4 chopped nut (I use pecans,you can
also use walnuts or hazelnuts)
Sift flour and salt together. With electric mixer,cream the butter in a large
bowl till light, gradually add 1/2 cup confectioners sugar and beat till fluffy.
Add vanilla. Mix in the dry ingredients ,then add the nuts.
Refrigerate at least one hour (I don't usually chill I make it as soon as I finish mixing everything)
Preheat oven 350 degrees
Form dough into 1 inch balls, place about one inch apart on an ungreased cookie
Bake at 350 until lightly brown on the bottom (about 12 to 15 min) Just bake until firm to touch, don't over bake,while still warm roll in confectioners sugar ,let cool and then roll again in confectioners sugar.