Nutmeg Refrigerator Cookies

Cooking Recipes Catalogue

Crisp, sweet and chewy -- a basic refrigerator cookie.

INGREDIENTS (for 6 servings):


  • Cream the butter and vanilla. Mix in the white sugar, brown sugar and the egg. Mix in the flour, cream of tartar, salt and nutmeg. Stir until well blended.
  • In a large bowl, cream together the butter, white sugar and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, cream of tartar, salt and nutmeg; stir into the creamed mixture until well blended. Divide dough and shape into rolls 2 inches in diameter. Wrap in aluminum foil and store in refrigerator for at least 2 hours and up to one week.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Roll dough out on a lightly floured surface. Cut in rounds 1/8 to 1/4 inch thick.
  • Bake for 8 minutes or until light brown.