Sand Tarts - Old German Style

1 batch

This is Aunt Ruths recipe for old Geman style Sand Tarts.


cups of sugar
2 cups of butter
2 eggs, well beaten
4 cups of flour
2 egg whites (separate eggs)
Sugar and cinnamon
Pecans or Walnuts


Cream the butter and sugar together. Slowly add flour, working it in well. Add the well beaten eggs and mix thoroughly. Chill over night.

Roll out thin on a floured board. Cut out cookies. Brush cookies with the egg whites which have been slightly beaten. Sprinkle with sugar and cinnamon. Press ½ pecan or walnut in to the center of each cookie.

Bake in 350 degree oven about 10 minutes or until golden brown. Allow to cool before eating.


Prep Time: 30 Minutes


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