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                         SANDTORTCHEN (SAND TARTS)
 
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 Serving Size  : 24   Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : German                           Cookies
                 Desserts
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    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
 
   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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