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Sundowners Nutmeg Cookies

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Ingredients
  Sifted all purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Freshly grated nutmeg 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Butter 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (1 1/2 Sticks, At Room Temperature)
  Egg 1 , lightly beaten
  Milk 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
  Cinnamon 1 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

Preheat oven to 400°F.
Lightly grease baking sheet.
Sift flour, brown sugar, nutmeg and 1/8 teaspoon cinnamon into large bowl.
Cut in butter using pastry blender or 2 knives until mixture resembles coarse meal.
Add egg and milk and mix well to form thick dough.
Roll dough into 1-inch balls.
Transfer to prepared baking sheet, spacing about 2 inches apart.
Cover bottom of drinking glass with moistened cheesecloth or towel.
Flatten cookies to thickness of 1/8 inch.
Combine sugar and remaining cinnamon and stir to blend.
Sprinkle sugar mixture over cookies.
Bake until lightly browned around edges, about 7 to 8 minutes.
Let cookies cool slightly on wire rack before serving.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Dessert
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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