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Lemon-Nutmeg Meltaway Cookies




  1. Sift flour, cornstarch, salt and nutmeg onto wax paper.
  2. Beat butter, sugar and lemon rind in a medium-size bowl with electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  3. Add sifted dry ingredients to butter mixture.
  4. Beat on low speed, scraping bowl, until mixture is smooth.
  5. Roll dough by measuring teaspoonfuls into balls.
  6. Place on ungreased cookie sheet;
  7. flatten slightly to 1 1/4 - inch circles with bottom of glass dipped in 10X sugar.
  8. Bake in a slow oven (325 degrees F) for 15 minutes or until cookies have turned a very pale golden-brown around the edges.
  9. Cool 2 minutes on the cookie sheet, then transfer to a wire rack and cool completely.
  10. Pack into airtight containers and store up to 1 week.

Note: Cookies can be put together in pairs as follows:

Makes 64 single cookies or 32 double cookies

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