Spiced Butter Cookies Recipe

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Santa won't leave any crumbs on the plate when you leave out these wonderful cookies. My mother passed down this recipe for these rich, buttery crisp cookies to me.—Carol Goss, Four Oaks, North Carolina
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:78 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 78 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon McCormick® Pure Vanilla Extract
  • 1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cardamom
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1/4 cup heavy whipping cream
  • 2/3 cup chopped almonds

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 51 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. Combine the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, salt, cardamom, cinnamon, pepper and cloves; gradually add to the creamed mixture alternately with cream. Stir in almonds. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate for 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  2. Shape into 3/4-in. balls; place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350° for 8-10 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool for 3 minutes before removing from pans to wire racks. Store in an airtight container. Yield: 6-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Spiced Butter Cookies in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2011, p134

Nutritional Facts

1 cookie equals 51 calories, 3 g fat (2 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 41 mg sodium, 6 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

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