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Bird's Nest Tea Cakes Recipe
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Bird's Nest Tea Cakes

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"A delicious, chocolatey twist on the traditional Russian tea cake recipe. My daughter always loves to help bake (and eat) these."

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen cookies Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Combine flour, butter, sugar, vanilla extract, and salt in a bowl to form a dough; stir in pecans.
  2. Shape dough into a large ball and refrigerate until firm, about 15 minutes.
  3. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C).
  4. Roll dough into 1-inch balls and place on a baking sheet.
  5. Make an indentation with thumb in the middle of each ball, forming a 'nest'.
  6. Fill each nest with about 1 teaspoon chocolate chips.
  7. Bake nests in the preheated oven until edges are crisp (cookies will not brown), 10 to 12 minutes. Cool cookies on a wire rack, about 15 minutes.
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  • PREP 20 mins
  • COOK 10 mins
  • READY IN 1 hr
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Feb 27, 2013

Delicately delicious. Melt-in-your-mouth good!

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 178 kcal
  • 9%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 16.5 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 12.3 g
  • 19%
  • Fiber
  • 1.1 g
  • 4%
  • Protein
  • 1.9 g
  • 4%
  • Sodium
  • 80 mg
  • 3%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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