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Russian Tea Cookies

Post by churchilllafemme » Mon Dec 24, 2018 6:53 pm

I developed a craving today for Russian Tea Cookies, but I did not have any powdered confectioner's sugar. So I went ahead and made some with granulated sugar. They're not bad. I'll have some this evening while watching a recorded Agatha Christie's Poirot episode.
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Re: Russian Tea Cookies

Post by brothers » Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:10 pm

John, is this a form of shortbread? (One of my favorites.)
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Re: Russian Tea Cookies

Post by churchilllafemme » Tue Dec 25, 2018 12:43 am

brothers wrote:
Mon Dec 24, 2018 10:10 pm
John, is this a form of shortbread? (One of my favorites.)
Yes, it pretty much is.
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Re: Russian Tea Cookies

Post by CMur12 » Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:38 am

John, they look like they would go nicely with tea.

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Re: Russian Tea Cookies

Post by churchilllafemme » Tue Dec 25, 2018 2:15 pm

CMur12 wrote:
Tue Dec 25, 2018 1:38 am
John, they look like they would go nicely with tea.

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Yes, I think they would. But I am a philistine: I had them with hot chocolate.
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Re: Russian Tea Cookies

Post by Pauldog » Sun Jan 06, 2019 9:18 pm

You can make powdered sugar by putting regular sugar in a blender.

I love getting tea cakes (and whatever else they're serving) at the Russian Tea House in St. Paul.
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Re: Russian Tea Cookies

Post by churchilllafemme » Fri Mar 15, 2019 5:30 pm

Just arrived in the grocery sack, some powdered sugar
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and you know what that means...
Russian tea cookies!
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