Spiced Butter Cookies

With a hint of cinnamon and nutmeg, this butter cookie becomes a holiday delight.

Serves: Makes about 4 dozen or 25 (2 cookie) servings.
15 mins Prep time 12 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
12 mins Cook time
  • Beat butter, granulated sugar, salt, egg, cinnamon, vanilla and nutmeg in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in flour on low speed until well mixed. Refrigerate 1 hour.

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Dip fork in confectioners’ sugar. Gently flatten cookies with fork.

  • Bake 12 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 127Calories: 127Cholesterol: 28mg
  • Sodium: 63mgProtein: 1g
  • Total Fat: 7gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 15g

Ratings & Reviews: 2

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  • Lorna A. on 08/18/2013


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  • Jennifer D. on 09/16/2014

    These were simple and turned out so pretty. A great cookie for fall/winter. If we make them at the holidays, I will sprinkle some red and green sugar with the confectioner's sugar. Very tasty!

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