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Shortbread Petticoat Tails

Shortbread Petticoat Tails
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Rich, buttery shortbread is a favorite sweet treat during the Christmas season with Scottish roots. By preparing your holiday shortbread in a large round, cut into neat wedges, you’ll spare yourself the time and hassle of shaping individual cookies, and gain a lovely way to present your shortbread on the holiday dessert table.

shortbread petticoat tails
Photo/Art by Aimee Seavey
Shortbread Petticoat Tails

Don’t skimp on the quality of butter when making shortbread. Because it’s the superstar ingredient, you’ll want to use a variety with superior flavor. We like the rich creamy European butter varieties.

Why not brew a pot of tea and settle before the fire with a hot cuppa and a few shortbread petticoat tails for a warming, delicious treat?

shortbread petticoat tails
Photo/Art by Aimee Seavey
Shortbread dough.

Want the recipe? Shortbread Petticoat Tails are just one of the 13 recipes featured in the new Holiday Cookies digital download from Yankee Magazine. Buy yours today!

Aimee Seavey


Aimee Seavey


Associate Editor Aimee Seavey is a staff writer for Yankee Magazine and assists in the development and promotion of content for through blogging and social media outlets.
Updated Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

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