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Sand Tarts With Vanilla

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Pound
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg yolks 2
  Heavy cream 1 Tablespoon
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs), sifted
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1 Tablespoon (For Glazing)
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon (Mixed With 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon)
Directions

Cream the butter and the sugar.
Gradually beat in the egg yolks, cream, and vanilla.
Sift the flour with the salt and baking powder.
Add to the butter mixture; blend well.
Chill, covered, at least 3 hours, or overnight.
Divide the mixture into three parts.
Roll out one part at a time between sheets of waxed paper to 1/8 inch thickness.
Cut in the traditional diamond shape, or use a 2 1/2-inch round cutter.
Brush the tops with cream and sprinkle with the cinnamon-sugar mixture.
Bake in a 375° oven for about 6 minutes, or until delicately browned.
Let cool slightly before removing to racks for complete cooling.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Occasion: 
Christmas
Interest: 
Party

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