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Russian Tea Cake Cookies
Source: The American Diabetes Association Holiday Cookbook, ©1986 by Betty Wedman, MS, RD.

Sweet cookies with pecans.

Prep Time: 150 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Difficulty: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Makes 36 servings
Amount Per Serving
Calories 85.7
Total Carbs 6.8 g
Dietary Fiber 0.3 g
Sugars 1.3 g
Total Fat 6.1 g
Saturated Fat 1.0 g
Unsaturated Fat 0.4 g
Potassium 14.4 mg
Protein 0.9 g
Sodium 46.2 mg
Dietary Exchanges
1 1/2 Fat , 1/2 Starch
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Note: One or more ingredients from this recipe are not included in the nutritional analysis above. Either the ingredient is missing from our database or is listed as "optional" in the recipe.
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1 cup  margarine
0 1/4 cup  confectioners sugar
1 tsp  vanilla extract
2 cup  white all purpose flour
0 1/2 cup  chopped pecans
2 tbsp  confectioners sugar
  1. Cream the margarine, 1/4 cup of confectioners sugar and vanilla together until light and fluffy. Mix in the flour and pecans. Chill for 2 hours.
  2. When ready to cook preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Pinch off small pieces of dough and roll into 1-inch balls. Place on an ungreased baking sheet. Bake until lightly browned, about 10-12 minutes. Cool on a wire rack.
  3. Roll in confectioners sugar before serving. Store in an airtight container.

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