Nutmeg Refrigerator Cookies
|Butter||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Sugar||1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)|
|Half and half cream||6 Tablespoon|
|Orange juice||3 Tablespoon|
|Grated orange rind||1|
|All purpose flour||3 Cup (48 tbs)|
|Nutmeg||1 1⁄2 Teaspoon|
Cream butter with sugar in bowl.
Combine cream, orange juice, and rind; blend well.
Sift flour with nutmeg and salt; add to butter mixture alternately with orange-juice mixture.
Add more flour, if needed, to form stiff dough.
Shape into roll; wrap in waxed paper.
Slice dough 1/8 inch thick; cut small hole with piping tube or thimble in one side of each cookie.
Place on greased baking sheet.
Bake in preheated 375 °F oven 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned.