Spiced Butter Cookies Recipe
October 01, 2013 AT 8:09 AM
This is the perfect cookie for the upcoming holiday season! Makes about 48 1 cup (250 mL) softened butter 1 cup (250 mL) granulated sugar
pinch salt
1 egg 1 tsp (5 mL) ground cinnamon 1 tsp (5 mL) pure vanilla extract ¼ tsp (1 mL) ground nutmeg 2 cups (500 mL) flour icing sugar for dipping your fork Method: Preheat oven to 350°F (180ºC) Cream butter, granulated sugar until light and fluffy.Then beat in salt, egg, cinnamon, vanilla and nutmeg . Gradually beat in flour on low speed until well mixed. Refrigerate for at least 1 hour. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on parchment lined baking sheets. Gently flatten cookies with a fork that you've dipped in icing sugar. Bake for about 12 minutes or until lightly browned around edges. Cool cookies on baking sheets 1 minute, then cool completely on wire racks.