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Sand Tarts

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Ingredients
  Brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Butter/Margarine 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Egg whites 1
  Eggs 1 , well-beaten
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Tablespoon, mixed
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon, mixed
  Vanilla 1 Teaspoon
  Pastry flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
  Nuts/Candied cherries / candied pineapple 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream together sugar and butter, add beaten egg, vanilla and flour which has been sifted with baking powder and salt.
Shape into roll and chill in refrigerator 1 hr. or more.
Roll very thin and cut.
Place on greased baking sheets, brush top of each with slightly beaten egg white, and sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon mixture.
Place in the center of each a blanched almond, pecan, a piece of candied cherry or a bit of candied pineapple.
Bake in a hot oven of 450° F. for 10 min.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Gourmet

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