Nutmeg Logs Recipe
Nutmeg Logs Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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The crispy-tender texture and mildly spicy flavor of these cookies will tempt all ages. My whole family enjoys them.
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min./batch
MAKES:
30 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups 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.
Originally published as Nutmeg Logs in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1999, p45

Nutritional Facts

2 each: 122 calories, 6g fat (4g saturated fat), 23mg cholesterol, 84mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1-1/2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • Additional sugar
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
Originally published as Nutmeg Logs in Country Woman Christmas Annual 1999, p45

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