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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  Cups          Sugar
    2      Cups          Butter
    2      Each          Eggs; Large
    4      Cups          Flour; Unbleached, Unsifted
    1      Each          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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 Nutr. Assoc. : 0 0 541 568 531 0 385 1089