Nutmeg Meltaways

READY IN: 28mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

These cookies simply melt in you mouth, they make a great addition to any holiday cookie platter :)

Top Review by Pamela J

I messed up and added the nutmeg to the cookie mix, they still came out real good! A keeper!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 cup butter, softened (no substitutions)
  • 12 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • 34 cup finely ground almonds, toasted before grinding (about 3-oz)
  • 1 cup icing sugar (confectioners)
  • 1 tablespoon nutmeg


  1. Set oven to 300 degrees.
  2. Grease a large baking sheet.
  3. In a mixing bowl cream butter, sugar and vanilla until fluffy.
  4. Gradually add flour and mix well.
  5. Stir in ground almonds.
  6. Shape into 1-inch balls.
  7. Place 2 inches apart on baking sheet/s.
  8. Bake for about 18-20 minutes, or until bottoms are lightly browned.
  9. Cool on wire racks.
  10. In a small bowl combine icing sugar and nutmeg.
  11. Gently roll cooled cookies in the sugar mixture.

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