Tart Shell Dough, or Sables

Tart Shell Dough, or Sables

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 60
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 71.5
  • Total Fat: 3.5 g
  • Cholesterol: 5.6 mg
  • Sodium: 1.6 mg
  • Total Carbs: 9.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 1.0 g

View full nutritional breakdown of Tart Shell Dough, or Sables calories by ingredient


Makes enough for 3 9" flan tins, or about 60 cookies. Makes enough for 3 9" flan tins, or about 60 cookies.
Number of Servings: 60


    3/4 cup + 3 tbsp sugar
    pinch salt
    1 cup shortening
    1 tsp vanilla
    1 egg
    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


Cream together sugar, salt and shortening until fluffy.
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.

Member Ratings For This Recipe

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    very good - 10/25/20

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    So tasty! - 9/19/19

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    - 6/9/18