*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                   MOTHER'S STRAWBERRY TARTS  (CHRISTMAS)
 
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 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : Cookies                          Holidays
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2   c            Butter
    1       c            Sugar
    3       c            Flour
    2                    Eggs
      1/2   ts           Baking powder
    1       c            Pecans -- chopped fine
      1/2   ts           Salt
    1       tb           Brandy or Rum flavoring
    1                    Smuckers Strawberry >>>>
                         -preserves--18oz. jar.
 
     In large bowl of mixer put sugar, butter, eggs, and
   flavoring. Beat until light and fluffy.  Remove from
   mixer and by hand, work in dry ingredients and nuts.
   
      Grease 9x13 inch pan and dust with flour.  Press
   2/3 of dough into pan.
    Spread jar of preserves over this.  Lattice remaining
   dough in strips over preserves.  Bake at 350~ for 25
   to 30 minutes.
   
     TO LATTICE DOUGH:
     Roll Small pieces between palms or on lightly
   floured surface. You will have to piece strips.  You
   can't roll them all in one piece. Keep hands or
   fingertips floured to make strips.
   
     Let cool in pan until luke warm, so that hot
   preserves won't burn you when you cut cookies into
   squares. Store in tin box between layers of wax paper.
   Can be frozen.
  
 
 
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