Spicy Butter Cookies

Spicy Butter Cookies


"Spicy Butter Cookies are great with coffee or tea throughout the year. This cookie is easily shaped by rolling the dough into balls, then flattening with a fork before baking."


1 h 34 m servings 136 cals
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Original recipe yields 25 servings



  • Calories:
  • 136 kcal
  • 7%
  • Fat:
  • 7.7 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 15.8g
  • 5%
  • Protein:
  • 1.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 27 mg
  • 9%
  • Sodium:
  • 71 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Beat together butter, sugar, salt, egg, vanilla, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir in flour. Chill 60 minutes.
  2. Shape into 1-inch balls. Place on baking sheet. Flatten with fork.
  3. Bake in preheated 350 degree F oven 12 minutes. Cool on wire rack. Store in airtight container.
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  1. 13 Ratings


I love these! Quick, easy, great for kids to help out with. I only changed one thing. I added 1/4 brown sugar and only 3/4 white sugar. Cookies came out very soft and chewy and stayed that way f...

Tasty little guys! I thought I would try this recipe as is, but I think that little extra spice and sugar the others mentioned would have made an already great cookie even better.

These were sooo good. I omited the cinnimon and nutmeg and added 2 teaspoons of pumpkin pie spice! They were wonderful!!

These are really good, and so easy to make, too! I took the suggestions of the other reviewers and used 1/4 cup brown sugar and 3/4 cup white sugar, and I also added more nutmeg. They go great w...

I made this recipe last Christmas. It is really a great kid-friendly recipe that my kids and I made together. I added more nutmeg than in the recipe. I would make it again, I think I would ju...

These Cookies were very easy to make and they were a hit with my family! Simple and delicious!

I think these cookies need some more sugar

These are good, and easy. However, seems to be missing something. Probably a good idea to follow other reviewers suggestions to add more spices or use brown sugar. The only 2 changes I made w...

These were pretty good. My husband didn't care for them at all. I added an extra 1/2 tsp of nutmeg (per other reviewers) and wish I wouldn't have. I did use both brown and white sugar which I...