Chocolate-Filled Russian Tea Cakes

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READY IN: 27mins
Recipe by Z1621

This recipe is from a Pillsbury holiday baking cookbook. I have made Russian tea cakes before but not with chocolate in the middle! YUM! I can't wait to try these.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 400.
  2. In large bowl, beat butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and the vanilla until well blended.
  3. On low speed, beat in flour, salt and pecans.
  4. For each cookie, shape a scant Tbsp of dough around 1 chocolate star to make a 1-inch ball.
  5. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  6. Bake 12-15 minutes or until set and bottoms start to turn golden brown.
  8. Combine powdered sugar and red and green sugar.
  9. Mix well.
  10. Immediately remove baked cookies from cookies sheets and roll in sugar coating.
  11. Cool completely on cooling racks, about 30 minutes.
  12. Roll in sugar coating again.

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