Nutmeg Noel Christmas Cookies
Red and green colored sanding sugars
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, divided
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
3/4 cup sugar
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1/2 cup butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
Preheat oven to 400º.
In a large mixing bowl combine flour, sugar, cream of tartar, baking soda, salt, and 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg.
Add butter, egg and vanilla. Beat at low speed until well mixed, about 3 minutes.
Roll into 1-inch balls. Combine remaining nutmeg with colored sugars and roll cookies in mixture.
Place on ungreased cookie sheets about 2 inches apart. Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until centers are firm to the touch. Cool on wire racks. Makes about 40.