Sandtortchen (Sand Tarts)

Recipe by tweetyfan

This is an adopted recipe. I have not made it yet and may update if I think it is necessary.

Top Review by harperx

I am Pennsylvania Dutch and this is same Recipe my Family had used for Generations, which was lost in a recent move. Thanks for sharing!!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream sugar and butter.
  2. Beat in 2 eggs.
  3. Gradually blend in the flour.
  4. Chill dough overnight.
  5. Roll as thin as possible on well floured board.
  6. Work with 1/4 of the dough at a time.
  7. Keep remaining dough chilled.
  8. Cut into diamonds with a knife.
  9. Place on greased cookie sheets.
  10. Brush each cookie with beaten egg white.
  11. Sprinkle with sugar and a pinch of cinnamon.
  12. Placd a pecan half in center of each cookie.
  13. Bake in preheated 350 degree F. oven for 8 to 10 minutes or until edges are light brown.
  14. Cool on cookie sheets 1 minute, then remove to wire racks.
  15. Store in airtight tins.

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