Petticoat Tails (Shortbread-Type Cookies)

Total Time
1hr 5mins
Prep 40 mins
Cook 25 mins

I got this recipe from a 1963 Betty Crocker Cooky Book. It refrigerates beautifully for future cookie making!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar thoroughly. Add vanilla. Stir in flour and salt.
  2. Mold in rolls about 2 inches across. Wrap in waxed paper, then plastic wrap tightly. Chill several hours or overnight (or until needed straight out of the frig).
  3. Heat oven to 400 degrees. Cut slices about 1/4 inch thick. Place a little apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 8 to 10 minutes, or until lightly browned.

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