Sand Tarts

Rolled and Sliced Cookies
Christmas Cookies

  • 1 cup butter or margarine
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 egg, separated
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • Cinnamon
  • Additional sugar

Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add 2 cups sugar, beating well. Add eggs and egg yolk; beat well. Stir in vanilla. Add flour; mix well.

Roll to 1/4-inch thickness on a lightly floured surface. Cut with a 2 1/2-inch round cutter. Beat egg white lightly; brush over cookies. Combine cinnamon and additional sugar; sprinkle over cookies. Place 2 inches apart on greased cookie sheets. Bake at 350° for 8 to 10 minutes. Remove to wire racks.

Yield: about 6 dozen.


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