Petticoat Tails

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Susan Pagano
from Mills River, NC

This recipe was from my friend, Laura's mom. These are extremely rich cookies and the long prep time is due to chilling.

prep time 1 Hr 15 Min
cook time 5 Min
method Bake

Ingredients

  • 1 c
    softened butter
  • 1 c
    sifted confectioner's sugar
  • 1 tsp
    flavoring of your choice (i like almond, rum or vanilla)
  • 2 1/2 c
    sifted flour
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt
  • 1 pkg
    semi-sweet chocolate morsels melted
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How To Make

  • 1
    In a small bowl sift together flour and salt.
  • 2
    In large bowl cream butter.
  • 3
    Add sugar and flavoring.
  • 4
    Divide dough into 4 parts. Make each into a rectangular shape.
  • 5
    Chill for 1 hour.
  • 6
    Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • 7
    Remove from refrigerator and slice chilled dough approximately 1/3" thick each.
  • 8
    Bake on UN-greased baking sheet for 5 - 6 minutes. (The tops will appear uncooked but will be semi-firm. The bottoms of the cookies will be lightly browned.
  • 9
    Cool completely. Ice each cookie with the melted semi-sweet chocolate.

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