Wedding Tea Cookies


Perfect Tea Cookie Recipe!

These cookies are great with just about anything, tea, coffee or hot chocolate just to name a few. Choose your favorite drink and enjoy these yummy cookies!

Wedding Tea Cookies


2 sticks (1 cup) unsalted butter, softened

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

3/4 cup finely chopped pecans

3/4 teaspoon salt

3 cups powdered sugar, divided


Beat together butter and 1/2 cup powdered sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer at moderately high-speed until pale and fluffy, about 4 minutes. Beat in vanilla, add flour, pecans, and salt and mix at low-speed until just combined. Chill, covered, at least 6 hours.

Preheat oven to 375F. Let dough stand at room temperature until just pliable, about 15 minutes. Roll teaspoons of dough into 3/4-inch balls and arrange about 2 inches apart on lightly buttered large baking sheets. Sift remaining 2 1/2 cups powdered sugar into a large shallow bowl.

Bake in batches in middle of oven until bottoms are pale golden, 8 to 10 minutes. Immediately transfer hot cookies to powdered sugar, gently rolling to coat well, then transfer to a rack to cool completely. Roll cookies in powdered sugar again when cooled.


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