Saturday, May 9, 2009

Petticoat Tails

These delicate, easy to make shortbread cookies are perfect for a tea party, Christmas or any time you want a simple, slightly sweet cookie.

2 cups softened butter

2 cups sifted powdered sugar

2 tsp vanilla

4 1/2 cups flour

1/2 tsp salt

Cream butter, sugar, and vanilla. Mix in flour and salt with hands or stand mixer. Mold into 2 bars, wrap in wax paper and chill overnight. Slice about 1/4 inch and bake at 400 for 8-10 minutes. Be very careful not to overbake these!

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