Buttery nut-filled cookies, coated with a layer of powdered sugar, these cookies are a holiday favorite around the world.
Servings: 24-30 cookies
1/2cuppowdered sugarplus 1 cup more for rolling
2 1/4cupsall-purpose flour
1/2 - 1teaspoonMcCormick ground nutmeg
3/4cupfinely chopped pecans or walnuts
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cream together the butter, 1/2 cup powdered sugar and vanilla. Slowly add the flour, nutmeg, and salt and mix just until combined. Stir in the nuts. Use a 1-inch scoop to scoop into balls and round them smooth between your hands. Bake 10-12 minutes, until cookies are set but not browned.
While the cookies are baking, place the remaining cup of powdered sugar in a small bowl. Let the cookies cool on the tray for a minute or two and then roll the warm cookies in powdered sugar and set on a cooling rack. Once cool, roll them once or twice more in powdered sugar. Store in an airtight container. Enjoy!
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