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Sand Tarts - Cinnamon Cookies


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Prep Time: 3 hours, 10 minutes

Cook Time: 8 minutes

Total Time: 3 hours, 18 minutes


  • 1/2 cup soft butter or margarine
  • 1 cup plus 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 eggs, separated
  • 1 tablespoon milk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • 15 unblanched almonds, split
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


Cream butter and 1 cup sugar. Add egg yolks, milk and flavoring and beat until light. Add sifted dry ingredients and mix well. Chill dough for at least 3 hours.

On a lightly floured surface, roll dough very thin and cut with 3-inch star or other cookie cutter shape. Put on greased cookie sheets; put a split almond on each cookie. Brush with unbeaten egg whites; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar and the cinnamon.
Bake sand tarts in 375° oven for about 8 minutes. Makes 30 sand tart cookies.

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