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Sand Tarts

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Ingredients
  Shortening 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Egg 1 , beaten
  Cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Baking powder 2 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Almonds 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), blanched
  Egg white 1
  Sugar 1 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Cream shortening and sugar thoroughy.
Add beaten egg and dry ingredients which have been sifted together.
Chill dough until stiff.
Roll out 1/8 inch thick and cut with various shaped cutters.
Press 1/2 almond in the center of each, brush tops of cookies with egg white and sprinkle with cinnamon and sugar mixture.
Bake in moderate oven (375°F.) 10 minutes.
This makes 76 cookies 2 1/2 inch diameter.
A crisp cookie which keeps well.
VARIATION—Roll thin, cut with tiny bridge set cutters, bake 5 minutes, remove from oven and cool.
Frost with Peppermint Spread and while moist outline each with candy beads.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3378 Calories from Fat 1299

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 148 g227.7%

Saturated Fat 29.8 g149.1%

Trans Fat 13.5 g

Cholesterol 211.5 mg70.5%

Sodium 1396.8 mg58.2%

Total Carbohydrates 472 g157.3%

Dietary Fiber 40.4 g161.5%

Sugars 218.2 g

Protein 66 g131.9%

Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 0.08%

Calcium 117.6% Iron 27.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Sand Tarts Recipe