6-Ingredient Snowdrop Cookies
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6-Ingredient Snowdrop Cookies

6-Ingredient Snowdrop Cookies

“I’m dreaming of a white...cookie.”

  • Total Time

    35

    Mins

  • Prep Time

    15

    Mins

  • Cook Time

    20

    Mins

  • Servings

    54

    cookies

  • Ingredients

    6

    items


These delicious little cookies are also known as Russian Tea Cakes, Italian Wedding Cookies or Mexican Wedding Cookies. No matter what you call them, it’s the double dip in powdered sugar that makes them so popular!

Ingredients

1 cup

butter

½ cup

confectioner's sugar plus 1 cup for dusting

½ tsp

salt

1 cup

finely chopped almonds or pecans

1 tbsp

vanilla extract

2 cups

sifted all-purpose flour


directions

Step 1

Cream butter in a mixing bowl.

Step 2

Gradually add sugar (½ cup) and salt.

Step 3

Continue creaming until light and fluffy.

Step 4

Add nuts and vanilla extract.

Step 5

Blend in flour gradually. Mix thoroughly.

Step 6

Shape into teaspoonful balls.

Step 7

Place on ungreased cookie sheet.

Step 8

Bake at 325 degrees F for 15-20 minutes.

Step 9

Sprinkle some of the confectioner's sugar over cookies while still on the sheet. Cool before removing from cookie sheet.

Step 10

Place some confectioner's sugar in a Ziploc® brand bag and place some of the cookies inside. Gently shake well so the sugar completely coats the cookies.


Chef’s Note

For a St. Patrick’s Day twist, add green food coloring. Instant Irish Tea Cakes!

St. Patrick