Austrian Tea Cakes

Austrian Tea Cakes


"These powdered sugar coated cookies are absolutely packed with ground hazelnuts, and make a wonderful accompaniment at tea time!"
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40 m servings 81 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 81 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 6.5g
  • 2%
  • Protein:
  • 1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 10 mg
  • 3%
  • Sodium:
  • 52 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. In a large bowl, cream together the butter, 1/4 cup powdered sugar, and vanilla until smooth and light. Add the flour, salt, and ground hazelnuts; stir together until well combined. Chill dough for 1 hour, then drop onto greased cookie sheets in rounded teaspoons.
  3. Bake in preheated oven for 25 minutes. Allow to cool for 10 minutes, then roll in powdered sugar. Cool completely on a wire rack, then roll in powdered sugar once again.



these cookies are awesome. i found the recipe on this site 2 weeks ago and i've had to make them three times. i'll be making them again for the family christmas party this weekend. i only gav...

I had 2 cups of leftover peanuts so I subsituted them, finely chopped, for the hazelnuts. The cookies came out great; they had a different flavor but were still just as rich and delicious!

love, love these tea cakes, i use regular sugar,my family and friend love them also, she ask for the recipe.

Great cookies! I made only a half batch, and I had to use a bit of extra butter to get them to stick. Might be because I used crushed almonds instead of ground. I will definitely make them again.

I made these, they are to die for. I gave it 5 stars and would have gave them a 6 if possible. Great recipe Gail.

These were really good and my family really liked them as a light Christmas cookie. I do find fault with the directions, which is the only reason I didn't give it 5 stars. It says to preheat the...

Turned out really nice... it's a keeper! Thank you for sharing!

Loved it remembered making them when I was younger. But I cut the nuts in half.

I made this recipe last night. Delightful!!!! It is worth making. I used a 1/2 cup of almonds verses two cups & it was still crunchy enough with the right texture!!! Str8 DELICIOUZ!!!!!