Russian Butter Cookies for Christmas

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by carrie sheridan

Bite-sized balls that Melt In Your Mouth - fabulous! These, the chocolate meringues, the lemon-cheese spritz cookies and Kathie Lee Gifford's pecan tarts are truly the only Christmas cookies you need to bake - to have the Very BEST...

Top Review by SSellars

It doesn't get any better than these. They taste like shortbread and are buttery, sinful goodness.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 400°F.
  2. Beat well the butter and sugar together.
  3. Blend in the remaining ingredients.
  4. Chill for several hours or overnight.
  5. Shape/roll into 1 inch balls.
  6. Bake at 400°F for 10-12 minutes.
  7. Roll AT ONCE, while warm, in 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar.
  8. Cool and then roll AGAIN in confectioner's sugar.
  9. These are so simple and yet so special.

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