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Grandmas Sand Tarts


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Serves 40 - 50 dozen | Prep Time 10 minutes | Cook Time 6 - 10 minutes

Ingredients

1 cup butter
1 1/2 cups sugar
3 eggs
2 teaspoons water
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon vanilla
1 teaspoon orange extract - the wow ingredient


blend butter, water, eggs, sugar, vanilla and orange extract


add baking powder, and flour


blend in mixer or by hand until dough is smooth


refrigerate for 45 minutes


roll out small amounts of dough on a floured surface


use cookie cutters to cut out shapes


place on a sheet pan with parchment paper


brush the top of the cookies with a little egg wash


sprinkle on decorations on top of cookies (colored sugars, cinnamon, walnuts, etc)


bake at 350 for aprox 7 - 10 minutes until edges are lightly brown


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Notes

This is the only sand tarts we have ever made. The recipes I have seen at other places are all missing the final ingredient in this recipe.

This final ingredient makes all the difference.

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