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Nutmeg Sugar Crisps

 Nutmeg Sugar Crisps
My grandma shared her recipe for these old-fashioned sugar cookies with the unexpected taste of nutmeg. They are light, crunchy and so delicious. That's why they're always a part of the Christmas tradition.
36 ServingsPrep/Total Time: 25 min.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 2-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt

Directions

  • In a bowl, cream butter and sugars. Beat in egg and vanilla; mix
  • well. Combine the flour, baking soda, cream of tartar, nutmeg and
  • salt; add to the creamed mixture and mix well. Refrigerate for 1
  • hour.
  • Shape into 3/4-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets.
  • Flatten with a glass dipped in sugar. Bake at 350° for 10-12
  • minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about
  • 6 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 2 crisps equals 101 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 79 mg sodium, 13 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.