Dessert, Miscellaneous, Pies & Tarts, Recipes

Tarts

February 28, 2015
Remember like, one hundred years ago I told you that I was going to show you what to do with leftover pie dough? 
 
 
The time has finally come, and it is glorious. 

I have heard these called pie crust cookies, but growing up we always called them tarts, and I cannot turn my back on childhood tradition. 

These totally take me back to blasting Britney Spears while doodling in my Lisa Frank notebooks. 

You know. The simple times. 

Not only do these bring back great memories, but they can be super educational as well. 

Pie crust cookies AKA tarts - super addictive, super delicious and super educational!

I present to you, for your viewing pleasure, the Idaho tart. Teach your kids all of the states, and then go ahead and eat America because it will be delicious. 

I mean, check out that first picture. I see Montana. I see Colorado. I almost see Utah. 

I would have remembered my states and capitals much better if they tasted this good. 

Pie crust cookies AKA tarts - super addictive, super delicious and super educational!

Tarts
Also known as pie crust cookies, these cinnamon sugar covered treats are crazy addicting!
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Ingredients
  1. 4 cups flour
  2. 2 Tablespoons sugar
  3. 1 teaspoons salt
  4. 1 ¾ cups shortening
  5. 1 egg
  6. 1 Tablespoon vinegar
  7. ½ cup cold water
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 425° F.
  2. Combine dry ingredients and cut in shortening. In a small bowl beat egg, water and vinegar together. Add to dry ingredients and knead gently. Divide into four pieces.
  3. Put in fridge for 15 minutes before using. Roll flat and cut into squares (or shapes of states, whatev) and place on an un-greased cookie sheet. Sprinkle generously with cinnamon sugar and bake for 10 minutes.
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Pie crust cookies AKA tarts - super addictive, super delicious and super educational!

God bless America. 

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