Tag Archives: Cookies

Norwegian Tea Cakes

Written by Chacha on Dec 29th, 2020 in Cookies, Dessert | No Comments

Yields: 4 dozen Your family may refer to these cookies as Sand Tarts, Snowballs, Russian Tea Cakes, or Mexican wedding Cookies. It is safe to say that just about every nationality has their own version of this cookie. Who can blame them? These delicious nutty cookies are simple to make! The nutty flavor comes from roasting the pecans. Roasting the […]

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Almond Tea Cakes

Written by Chacha on Dec 28th, 2020 in Cookies, Dessert | No Comments

Yields: 4 dozen A butter sugar-coated cookie with a nutty melt in your mouth texture. The nutty flavor comes from roasting the almonds. Roasting the almonds first forces the almonds to release their oils and take on a richer and nuttier flavor. The cookie dough itself is not very sweet because the cookie balls are coated twice in powdered sugar. […]

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Pecan Tassies

Written by Chacha on Dec 28th, 2020 in Cookies, Dessert | No Comments

Yields: 2 dozens These homemade Pecan Tassies are sweet bite-sized pies with a buttery and flaky crust and a golden caramel-pecan filling. Take one bite and you will see what I am talking about. The dough that surrounds the filling is made out of a simple blend of butter, cream cheese, and flour. Because there is no sugar in the […]

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