You are here: Home » Recipes » Nutmeg Cookies Nutmeg Cookies Recipe by Favorite Recipes Press Yield 3 dozen This recipe is simple and the cookies are delicious! PrintEmail Ingredients 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) margarine, softened1 cup sugar1 -- egg1/2 teaspoon salt1 teaspoon vanilla extract2 teaspoons nutmeg2 cups flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder Instructions 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. 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).