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