Nutmeg Cookie Logs

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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.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
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

How to Make Nutmeg Cookie Logs

Step-by-Step

  • 1Combine 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.
  • 2Divide 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.
  • 3To Make Frosting: Beat Powdered Sugar, margarine or butter, flavorings, and 2 to 3 tbls of milk to make a thick frosting.
  • 4When Cookies are cool, Frost. Then using tines of a fork run lengthwise down each cookie creating a design (log), sprinkle with nutmeg.

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About Nutmeg Cookie Logs

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