Drop Sugar Cookies
|All purpose flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)|
|Baking soda||1⁄2 Teaspoon|
|Cream of tartar||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Ground nutmeg||1⁄4 Teaspoon|
|Butter||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Semi-sweet chocolate||2 Cup (32 tbs), snipped (semisweet pieces chopped peanuts or other nuts raisins or apricots or desired combination)|
In a large mixing bowl stir together the flour, baking soda, salt, cream of tartar, and nutmeg; set aside.
In a large mixer bowl beat butter or margarine with electric mixer for 30 seconds.
Add sugar and beat till fluffy.
Add eggs and vanilla; beat well.
Gradually add dry ingredients to beaten mixture, beating well after each addition.
Stir in chocolate pieces, nuts, or fruit, if desired.
Drop sugar cookie dough from a teaspoon 2 inches apart onto a greased cookie sheet.
Bake in a 375Â° oven for 10 minutes or till edges are golden; cool on a wire rack.