Cookie recipe of the week: Sand Tarts

½ Cup Butter
1 Egg Well Beaten
1 Cup Sugar
1¾ Cups Sifted Flour
2 teaspoon Baking Powder

For the Topping:

1 tablespoon Sugar
1 Egg White
¼ teaspoon Cinnamon
Blanched Almond Halves

Cream the butter and sugar. Add the egg, flour, and baking powder. Chill the dough. Roll the dough until it is ⅛ inch thick and cut into 3–inch circles with a cookie cutter. Mix 1 tablespoon sugar with ¼ teaspoon cinnamon. Brush the top of each cookie with egg white, sprinkle with the cinnamon mixture, and place one half of a blanched almond in the center. Bake in a 325ºF oven for about 8 minutes.

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