Quite delicious! Very delicate and dainty. Petticoat Tails can be tinted, use a few drops of red food coloring for pink cookies or a few drops of green for a minty green cookie (add mint flavoring).
INGREDIENTS (for 7 servings):
- 1 cup butter, softened
- 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
Cream together the butter, confectioner's sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy. Stir in the flour and salt. Press and mold dough into a long smooth roll about 2 inches in diameter. Wrap in plastic wrap and chill for several hours or overnight.
Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
Slice chilled roll into 1/8 to 1/16 inch thick slices. Place on ungreased baking sheets and bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.