Nutmeg Cookie Logs

Lynn Garrett


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.


★★★★★ 1 vote

approx 5 Dozen
10 Min


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

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

How to Make Nutmeg Cookie Logs


  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.

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About Nutmeg Cookie Logs

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

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