Thursday, April 23, 2020

Nutmeg Butter Cookies (1961)

  • 2 sticks butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 3-1/2 cups flour
  • 4 tspns baking powder
  • 1 nutmeg, freshly grated
  • 1/2 tspn salt
  • 2 tspns vanilla
Soften butter, and cream with sugar. Add beaten eggs.

Sift flour with baking powder. Add nutmeg and salt. Add to egg mixture, then add vanilla. 

Roll out on floured board, and cut with fancy cookie cutters and decorate. 

Bake on ungreased cookie sheets at 375 degrees for 10 minutes. Dough may be made early and allowed to stand in the refrigerator for a day or so. Makes approximately 4 dozen.

More "Lost" Recipes from Gasparilla Cookbook

Queen Elizabeth Cake (1961)
Christmas Bourbon Chocolate Chip Balls (1961)
(Origin - "The Gasparilla Cookbook" by the Junior League of Tampa, 1961.)

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