Walnut Tea Cookies from Pawleys Island Bakery

Desserts, Sweets, Snacks

1/2 pound of unsalted butter 
1/2 cup of powdered sugar 
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour 
1/4 teaspoon salt 
3/4 cup ground walnuts 
Extra powdered sugar for dusting 


Cream the butter, powdered sugar and vanilla together until light and fluffy, then add the flour, salt and walnuts. Mix just until smooth. 

Preheat oven to 350°. Portion 1 1/2 ounce (+/-) balls. Place the balls on a lined baking pan. Bake until golden brown, approximately 15 minutes. Dust with powdered sugar immediately when done. Let cool on the baking pan completely.