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Russian Teacakes Cookie Mix in a Jar

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  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup chopped pecans


  1. Combine the confectioners' sugar and flour and place into a 1-quart canning jar. Put the chopped pecans on top.
  2. Include the following recipe with the jar.

Russian Teacakes

3/4 cup solid shortening
1/4 cup butter or margarine
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
Confectioners' sugar

Heat the oven to 325 degrees F. Grease cookie sheets.

In a medium bowl, cream together shortening and butter. Stir in vanilla extract. Add the contents of the jar, and mix well. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place them on the prepared cookie sheet. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until lightly browned. Cool, and roll in confectioners' sugar.

Makes 4 dozen.