Brown Sugar Petticoats

Makes 12 to 16 servings


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1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
2/3 cup firmly packed brown sugar
1/2 cup (1/4 lb.) butter or margarine
2 teaspoons granulated sugar


1. In a bowl, mix flour and brown sugar. Cut butter into chunks and add to bowl.

2. With a pastry blender, cut butter until mixture is crumbly and no large particles remain.

3. Press dough with your hands to form a ball, then pat evenly in an 8- or 9-inch-wide cake or cheesecake pan with removable rim.

4. With the tines of a fork, make impressions around edge of dough. Then pierce surface of cookie all over.

5. Bake in a 300° oven until slightly darker golden brown, about 40 minutes.

6. While hot, remove pan rim and cut cookie into 12 to 16 wedges. Sprinkle with granulated sugar. Cool on a rack.

7. Serve, or store airtight up to 1 week. Freeze to store longer.

Nutritional analysis per cookie.

Created date

October 2003

Nutritional Information

Calories 123
Caloriesfromfat 42 %
Protein 1.1 g
Fat 5.8 g
Satfat 3.6 g
Carbohydrate 17 g
Fiber 0.3 g
Sodium 62 mg
Cholesterol 16 mg