Desserts

Nutmeg Log Cookies Laurie & Steve

1 cup butter, softened
2 teaspoons vanilla extract
1 teaspoon brandy or brandy extract
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
3 cups flour
1 & 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Frosting:
1/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
1 teaspoon brandy or brandy extract
1 cup powdered sugar
1 tablespoon milk

Cream butter with vanilla and brandy or brandy extract. Gradually beat in sugar, then blend in egg. Mix together flour and nutmeg. Add to butter mixture and mix well.

Divide into 14 portions. On sugared board, shape each piece into a roll approximately 12- inches long and 1/2-inch in diameter. Cut into 2-inch lengths. Bake on greased cookie sheets in a 350 degree oven for 12 minutes.

When cool, combine all frosting ingredients and mix well. Frost cookies. Festive sprinkles may be added while frosting is still "wet", if desired.



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