These meltingly tender cookies are also known as Russian tea cakes or Mexican wedding cakes. They are easy to make and everyone will love them.
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these cookies are awesome. i found the recipe on this site 2 weeks ago and i've had to make them three times. i'll be making them again for the family christmas party this weekend. i only gave it 4 stars cuz they're a bit time consuming and messy (with all the icing sugar) but well worth it.just a quick note to add, i dredged them 4 or 5 at a time when they were still hot. this melts the icing sugar a bit and makes them a little sticky. i then dredge them again when warm. this ensures a generous coating of icing sugar that looks spectacular! - 20 Dec 2007 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
I had 2 cups of leftover peanuts so I subsituted them, finely chopped, for the hazelnuts. The cookies came out great; they had a different flavor but were still just as rich and delicious! - 18 Dec 2009 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)
love, love these tea cakes, i use regular sugar,my family and friend love them also, she ask for the recipe. - 26 Jul 2009 (Review from Allrecipes US | Canada)