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Nutmeg Logs

Rated as 4.25 out of 5 Stars

"The crispy-tender texture and mildly spicy flavor of these cookies will tempt all ages. My whole family enjoys them."
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45 m servings
Original recipe yields 30 servings


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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and vanilla. Combine the flour, nutmeg and salt; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
  2. On a sugared surface, shape 1/2 cupfuls of dough into 1/2-in.-thick logs. Cut logs into 2-to 2-1/2-in. pieces.
  3. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12-14 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.


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I have been making these cookies for 28 years. I need to be honest for all of you considering making these. I and my family love them, but they are not for everyone. They are a very dense har...

Nice delicate flavor - almost like a shortbread texture, but with a nice nutmeggy taste. I got about 40 cookies from this recipe. One thing I wished I had done - I made them for Christmas cook...

These were awesome. kinda like biscotti. Thank you for giving me a cookie recipe that holds up to my bold black coffee. God bless!