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Nutmeg Noel Christmas Cookies

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Serves 40 | Prep Time | Cook Time 10-12

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Ingredients You'll Need

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
teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter, softened
1 egg
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.

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