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Nutmeg Sugar Cookies

No recipe image available.These cookie-jar classics have a subtle nutmeg flavor—a great cookie for a snack with tea or coffee.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup vegetable shortening, melted and cooled
2 large eggs
2 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 tablespoons granulated sugar

Cooking Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).
  2. Combine flour, first addition of sugar, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and baking soda in a large mixing bowl; set aside
  3. Combine shortening, eggs, milk and vanilla. Add to the dry ingredients and stir until well mixed. Form into balls and place 1 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet. Flatten slightly with a glass dipped in the remaining sugar. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes or until slightly golden.

Makes 3 dozen cookies.