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Gluten-Free Russian Tea Cakes

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Gluten-Free Russian Tea Cakes
  • Prep 60 min
  • Total 1 hr 25 min
  • Servings 48

These buttery melt-in-your-mouth cookie balls go by many names in recipe collections, including Mexican Wedding Cakes. They always contain finely chopped nuts and are twice rolled in powdered sugar. This holiday favorite is one of Betty's Best! MORE+ LESS-

Updated August 1, 2019

Ingredients

1
cup butter, softened
1/2
cup gluten-free powdered sugar
1
teaspoon pure vanilla extract
1
egg
2 1/4
cups Bisquick™ Gluten Free pancake & baking mix
3/4
cup finely chopped nuts
2/3
cup gluten-free powdered sugar

Steps

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  • 1
    Heat oven to 400°F. In large bowl, mix butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar, the vanilla and egg. Stir in Bisquick™ mix and nuts until dough holds together.
  • 2
    Shape dough into 1-inch balls. On ungreased cookie sheets, place balls about 1 inch apart.
  • 3
    Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until set but not brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool slightly.
  • 4
    Roll warm cookies in powdered sugar; place on cooling racks to cool completely. Roll in powdered sugar again.

Expert Tips

  • These rich little cookies are extra-special when made with macadamia nuts.
  • Cooking Gluten Free? Always read labels to make sure each recipe ingredient is gluten free. Products and ingredient sources can change.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
80
Calories from Fat
45
% Daily Value
Total Fat
5g
8%
Saturated Fat
2 1/2g
13%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
15mg
5%
Sodium
95mg
4%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
9g
3%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
3g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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