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       Title: SANDTORTCHEN (SAND TARTS)
  Categories: German, Cookies, Desserts
       Yield: 24 servings
  
   2 1/2 c  Sugar
       2 c  Butter Or Margarine
       2 ea Eggs; Large
       4 c  Flour; Unbleached, Unsifted
       1 ea Egg White; Large, Beaten
       1 x  Sugar
       1 x  Cinnamon
       1 x  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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