Nutmeg Cookies

  • Yield 3 dozen

This recipe is simple and the cookies are delicious!


3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1 -- egg
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 teaspoons nutmeg
2 cups flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder


  1. Cream the margarine and sugar in a mixing bowl until light and fluffy.  Beat in the egg, salt, vanilla and nutmeg.  Add the flour and baking soda and mix well.
  2. Drop onto greased cookie sheets and press with a wet fork to flatten.  Bake at 350F for 10 to 12 minutes or until golden brown.  Cool on the cookie sheets for 5 minutes and remove to a wire rack to cool completely.  Store in an airtight container.


Recipe reprinted with permission from The Bermuda Junior Service League’s Island Thyme (Hamilton HM FX, Bermuda, 2005).



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