Chocolate-Filled Russian Tea Cakes

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READY IN: 27mins
SERVES: 2
YIELD: 4 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

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