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Sand Cookies

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Ingredients
  Sifted all purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking powder 1 Teaspoon
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Egg 1 , well beaten
  Grated orange rind/Grated lemon rind 1 Teaspoon
Directions

Sift flour and baking powder together.
Cream shortening, add sugar gradually.
Add egg and orange rind and then the dry ingredients.
Chill.
Then roll dough to 1/8 inch thickness.
Cut with a long narrow cooky cutter.
Place on greased baking sheet.
Brush with egg white diluted with two tablespoons of water and sprinkle with a mixture of 1 teaspoon cinnamon and 4 tablespoons sugar.
Decorate with blanched almonds, raisins, cherries or small candies.
Bake at 375F 8 to 10 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Party

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