Sand Tarts

recipe
Sand tarts –delicate, crescent-shaped cookies covered in powdered sugar–are a Christmas tradition in many parts of the country. 

Yield:

3 dozen

Recipe from

Southern Living

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon ice water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup finely chopped pecans
Powdered sugar

Preparation

Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Add flour and next 4 ingredients, beating well. Stir in pecans.

Roll dough into 1-inch balls; roll out to 3-inch logs. Shape into crescents, and place on ungreased baking sheets.

Bake at 350° for 12 to 14 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool completely on wire racks. Dredge cookies in powdered sugar.

Chappy Hardy, New Orleans, Louisiana,

Southern Living

December 2000
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