Nutmeg Cookie Logs

Lynn Garrett

By
@LynnmarieKG

These are great for Christmas Platter or Cookie Swap. They're a light but very flavorful cookie. My family loves these & always request to take some home. I found this recipe in "Pillsbury Bake-off" Cookbook years ago.


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Serves:

approx 5 Dozen

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

3/4 c
white granulated sugar
1 c
margarine or butter (softened)
2 tsp
vanilla extract
2 tsp
rum extract
1
egg
3 c
all-purpose flour
1 tsp
nutmeg

FROSTING

2 c
powdered sugar
3 Tbsp
margarine or butter (softened)
3/4 tsp
rum extract
1/4 tsp
vanilla extract
2-3 Tbsp
milk
nutmeg

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Combine Sugar, butter or margarine, flavorings, and egg until fluffy. Stir in Flour and 1 tsp. nutmeg.

Wrap in Plastic wrap and chill for at least 45 min.
2
Divide dough into 12 pieces. Shape each into rope of 15inches long & 1/2 inch in diameter.
Cut each rope into 3 inch lengths.
Place on baking sheet 1/2 inch apart.
Bake at 350*F for 12-15 minutes or until light golden brown.
3
To Make Frosting: Beat Powdered Sugar, margarine or butter, flavorings, and 2 to 3 tbls of milk to make a thick frosting.
4
When Cookies are cool, Frost. Then using tines of a fork run lengthwise down each cookie creating a design (log), sprinkle with nutmeg.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American