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       Title: Sandtortchen (Sand Tarts)
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 24 servings
  
   2 1/2 c  Sugar
       2 c  Butter
       2 lg Eggs
       4 c  Flour; unbleached, unsifted
       1 lg Egg white; beaten
            Sugar
            Cinnamon
            Pecan halves
  
      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.
   Place 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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