1 pound butter, softened
1 cup packed brown sugar
4 to 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
In a bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add 3-3/4 cups flour; mix well. Turn onto a floured surface. Knead for 5 minutes, adding enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
Roll to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut into 3-in. x 1-in. strips. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Prick with fork. Bake at 325° for 20-25 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned. Yield: about 4 dozen"