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Recipe: Sand Tarts

A thin slightly-chewy cookie. The frosting can take a long time to dry!

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The Recipe
IngredientVolumeWeight
Butter½ cup113.5 grams
Sugar1 cup188 grams
Eggs1 (beaten)--
All-purpose Flour1¾ cups218.8 grams
Baking Powder2 teaspoons5.2 grams

For the frosting, you'll need these ingredients:

IngredientVolumeWeight
Egg white1 (beaten stiff)--
Powdered sugar (sifted)½ cup60 grams
Cream of Tartar½ teaspoon1.5 grams
Preparation and Notes

Preheat oven to 350F (177C).

Cream together butter, sugar, and beaten egg. Slowly add flour and baking powder to the mixture. Chill the dough a few hours, or even overnight. Roll thin on a floured surface, and cut to desired shapes. Baking time is probably under 10 minutes, but you need to watch them closely—they go from not done to burned very quickly. Remove and cool on wire racks.

For the icing, add food coloring for seasonal colors. Add more powdered sugar if necessary to get the consistency you need. Allow cookies to set out in the open for the icing to dry; a fan can help speed the process, but it will take a while.

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