*  Exported from  MasterCook II  *
 
                        Patty Ann’s Strawberry Tarts
 
 Recipe By     : Patty Ann Spalding
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:30
 Categories    : Christmas                        Bar Cookies
 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
      1/2  C             Butter
    1      C             Sugar
    3      C             Flour
    2                    Eggs
      1/2  Tsp           Baking Powder
    1      C             Pecans -- finely chopped
      1/2  Tsp           Salt
    1      Tbsp          Brandy Or Rum Flavoring
    1      jar           Smucker’s=AE Strawberry Preserves -- (18 0z. jar)
 
 Oven 350 degrees F.
 
 In large bowl of mixmaster put sugar, butter, eggs and flavoring.
 Beat until light and fluffy.  Remove from mixer and by hand, work in
 dry ingredients and nuts.
 
 Grease a 9 x 13-inch pan and dust with flour.  Press 2/3 of dough into
 pan.  Spread the jar of preserves over this.  Lattice remaining dough
 in strips over preserves.  Bake at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.  Let
 cool in pan until lukewarm, 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.
 
 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.
 
 NOTE: 
 
 You may substitute Smucker’s Raspberry Preserves.  I could never
 find raspberry preserves around Christmas.
 
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