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Marie Pitcher's Sugar Cookie Tarts Recipe

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Verla Coulson
Added: Sunday, September 20, 2009


2 c. sugar
3/4 c. shortening
1 c. butter
1 egg
2 tsp. vanilla
3 1/2 c. flour
1 tsp. baking powder
1/4 tsp. salt

Cream Cheese Spread:

1/2 c. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
1 pkg. (8 oz.) cream cheese, softened
Toppings (sliced fresh fruit, chocolate chips, pecans or jam)

Heat oven to 375. Mix sugar, shortening, butter, vanilla, and egg in a large bowl. Stir in flour, baking powder and salt. Roll half the dough at a time 1/4 inch thick on lightly floured surface. Cut in 3 inch rounds. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake 10 to 12 minutes until light brown. Cool completely. In a small bowl, mix all ingredients for Cream Cheese Spread together until smooth. Frost each cookie with 2 tsp. Cream Cheese Spread and arrange fruit on top.




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