Tart Shell Dough, or SablesSubmitted by: JO_JO_BA
IntroductionMakes enough for 3 9" flan tins, or about 60 cookies. Makes enough for 3 9" flan tins, or about 60 cookies.
3/4 cup + 3 tbsp sugar
1 cup shortening
1 tsp vanilla
4 1/3 cups pastry flour
1/8 tsp baking powder
1/4 cup milk
Assorted decorations (pine nuts, almonds, cashew clusters, etc) - not included in NI
Add vanilla and egg, beat well.
Combine flour and baking powder, gently mix in alternately with the milk to form a smooth mixture.
Work dough into a disc on a lightly floured surface.
Wrap in plastic and chill at least 24 hours. Alternately freeze up to 6 months.
To bake: Preheat oven to 400F and place cookies on an ungreased sheet. Decorate as desired and bake 8-10 minutes.
Number of Servings: 60
Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user JO_JO_BA.