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  • Serves: 24 Servings

Sandtortchen (Sand Tarts)

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Category: Cookies, German, Desserts

 Ingredients List

  • 2 1/2 c Sugar
  • 2 c Butter Or Margarine
  • 2 Eggs; Large
  • 4 c Flour; Unbleached, Unsifted
  • 1 Egg White; Large, Beaten
  • Sugar
  • Cinnamon
  • Pecan; Halves

 Directions

Cream sugar and butter. Beat in 2 eggs. Gradually blend in the flour.
Chill dough overnight. Roll as thin as possible on well floured board.
Work with 1/4 of the dough at a time. Keep remaining dough chilled. Cut
into diamonds with a knife. Place on greased cookie sheets. Brush each
cookie with beaten egg white. Sprinkle with sugar and a pinch of cinnamon.
Placd a pecan half in center of each cookie. Bake in preheated 350 degree
F. oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light brown. Cool on cookie
sheets 1 minute, then remove to wire racks. Store in airtight tins.


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