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Petticoat Tails

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Category: Christmas, Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1 c Butter
  • 2 c Powdered sugar; (xxxx)
  • 1 tb Vanilla
  • 1 tb Almond extract
  • 1 1/2 c Ground candied fruit
  • (or)
  • 1 1/2 c Ground candied cherries
  • 1 c Chopped walnuts
  • 4 1/2 c Flour
  • Extra filberts or almonds;
  • -finely chopped
  • 1 Egg yolk with water wash


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F

2. Beat butter until very fluffy and light. Add sugar and beat until

3. Add half the flour and extracts.

4. Mix the rest of the flour with the fruits and nuts until all the fruit
is separated. Then add to the dough. Mix well.

5. With hands, form part of the dough into a roll about 7 inches long and 1
1/2 inches in diameter.

6. Roll the log in finely chopped filberts or almonds.

7. Roll in wax paper and store in refrigerate over night.

8. Cut into slices, brush with egg yoke wash, and bake until golden.

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