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Orange & Nutmeg Cookies

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  Butter 10 Tablespoon, softened (150 Gram)
  Granulated sugar 100 Gram (0.5 Cup)
  Salt 1 Pinch
  Grated nutmeg 1 Pinch
  Grated orange peel 1
  Egg yolks 2
  All-purpose flour 250 Gram, sifted (1 2/3 Cup)
  Sugar crystals 75 Gram (3/4 Cup)

In a large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar, salt, nutmeg, orange peel and 1 egg yolk until pale and creamy.
Knead flour into butter mixture to make a dough.
On a floured surface, shape dough into a roll 1-3/4 inches (4 cm) in diameter.
Cover with foil or plastic wrap.
Refrigerate 30 minutes.
Preheat oven to 400°F (205°C).
Grease baking sheets.
Beat remaining egg yolk and brush over roll of dough.
Roll dough in sugar crystals to coat all over, pressing in well.
Cut into slices about 1/4 inch (5 mm) thick.
Lay slices flat on greased baking sheets, leaving a little space between each cookie.
Bake 12 to 15 minutes or until light golden.
Cool 5 minutes on baking sheets then transfer to a rack with a spatula to cool completely.

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2770 Calories from Fat 1164

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 132 g203.6%

Saturated Fat 80.5 g402.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 692.7 mg230.9%

Sodium 292.4 mg12.2%

Total Carbohydrates 372 g123.9%

Dietary Fiber 9 g36%

Sugars 175.6 g

Protein 32 g64.4%

Vitamin A 85.3% Vitamin C 45.4%

Calcium 14.7% Iron 70.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Orange & Nutmeg Cookies Recipe