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Nutmeg Logs

 Nutmeg Logs
The crispy-tender texture and mildly spicy flavor of these cookies will tempt all ages. My whole family enjoys them.
30 ServingsPrep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Additional sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat
  • in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, nutmeg and salt; gradually
  • add to the creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or
  • until firm.
  • On a sugared surface, shape 1/2 cupfuls of dough into 1/2-in.-thick
  • logs. Cut logs into 2-to 2-1/2-in. pieces.
  • Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for
  • 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to
  • cool. Yield: about 5 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 2 cookies (calculated without additional sugar) equals 122 calories, 6 g fat (4 g saturated fat), 23 mg cholesterol, 84 mg sodium, 15 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.