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                               Sugar Diamonds
 
 Recipe By     : TASTE OF HOME DEC/JAN 1996
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Holiday
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
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    1      cup           butter (no substitutes) -- softened
    1      cup           sugar
    1                    egg -- separated
      1/2  teaspoon      vanilla extract
    2      cups          all-purpose flour
      1/2  teaspoon      ground cinnamon
    1      pinch         salt
      1/2  cup           pecans -- chopped
 
 In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Add egg yolk and vanilla; mix well.
Combine flour, cinnamon and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture. Spoon into a
greased 15x10x1 baking pan. Cover dough with plastic wrap and press evenly into
pan; remove wrap. In another mixing bowl, beat egg white until foamy; brush over
dough. Sprinkle with pecans. Bake at 300 degrees for 30 min. Cut into 1-1/2
diamond shapes while warm. Yield: about 6 dozen.
 
 
 
 
 
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