Preheat oven to 375°. Cream butter and ¼ cup confectioners’ sugar. Add remaining ingredients and mix well. Form crescent shapes by rolling small pieces of dough, about ½ inch by 1 inch. Bake on parchment paper for about 15 minutes. While still warm, roll in confectioners’ sugar and set aside to cool.
Makes about 6 dozen cookies
Adapted from Woman’s Day, December 1963 issue