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Caramel Sand Tarts

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), softened
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Egg white 1
  Pecan halves 2 1⁄2 Dozen
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Ground cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1. Pre-heat oven to 350° F.

MAKING
2. In a bowl, cream butter; gradually add brown sugar, whiz until light and fluffy.
3. Put in egg and vanilla; mix well.
4. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt; mix into creamed mixture.
5. Cover the dough with cling wrap and chill 1 to 2 hours.
6. On a lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/8-inch thickness surface; cut into rounds with a 2 1/2-inch cookie cutter.
7. Keep the cookie shapes on greased cookie sheets.
8. Apply cookie shapes with egg white.
9. Mix sugar and cinnamon; sprinkle lightly over cookies.
10. Gently force down a pecan half in center of each.
11. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.
12. Take away from oven and cool on wire racks.

SERVING
13. Serve as needed.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Occasion: 
Christmas
Ingredient: 
Sugar
Interest: 
Party
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
10 Minutes
Ready In: 
0 Minutes

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