Nutmeg Refrigerator Cookies
|All purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Baking powder||1 Tablespoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Firmly packed light brown sugar||2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)|
|Vanilla extract||1 Teaspoon|
Combine flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
Cream butter and sugars until light and fluffy.
Blend in vanilla extract and egg.
Gradually blend flour mixture into creamed mixture to make a stiff dough.
If necessary, refrigerate dough until it can be handled.
Divide dough in half.
On waxed paper form each portion into a roll, 2 inches in diameter.
Wrap and refrigerate 1 hour, or until dough is firm.
Slice dough 1/8 inch thick; place on greased cookie sheets.
Bake at 400° for 10 to 12 minutes, or until lightly browned.
Remove from cookie sheets and cool on wire racks.
Store in tightly covered container.