How to Make Swedish Tea Cakes

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Warning: 1 cup of butter is two sticks. Those who are watching their diet bake on your own risk. You can use either almonds or peacons. I like almost better personally.

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I used the recipe for these cookies in the pillsbury kitchens family cookbook from 1979

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Gather ingredients! I only had 1/2 cup almonds and it worked out just fine. Also preheat oven to 325 degrees.

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I also use the kitchen aid that was originally my grandmothers. 3rd generation baker!

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Mix in powdered sugar, vanilla, and butter. Make sure all the butter is mixed in.

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Finely chopped almonds in the meantime

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Now add in flour, almonds, and salt.

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Mix til the dough begins to clump and make sure you get the sides all mixed in.

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Shape into 1 inch balls. Mine are kinda random sizes. I made little ones for my mom who is on a strict diet. Bake for 15-20 minutes

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Let cookies cool for about minute or two and then coat in first layer of powdered sugar.

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First layer done.

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Second layer done. You can do three layers if you want. All done! Great for cookie exchanges because they're fairly simple to make.

Ingredients

½ Cups Powdered sugar
1 Cup Butter or margarine
2 Teaspoons Vanilla
2 Cups All putpose flour
1 Finely chopped almonds
¼ Teaspoons Salt
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