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This delicious nutmeg cookie recipe is courtesy of Abigail Breslin's great-grandmother.

Source: The Martha Stewart Show, July Summer 2007
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  • margilynn
    27 JUL, 2010
    Lamento que haya tardado tanto. Es el m?ɬ
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  • margilynn
    19 JUL, 2010
    Hola de los estados unidos! No estoy seguro. Voy a preguntarle a mi madre. Yo le dejar?ɬ
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  • mastrangelo
    17 JUL, 2010
    Soy de Argentina y para hacer estas galletas necesito saber a que le llaman suero de leche. gracias
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  • Chefilicious
    17 JUL, 2010
    One of my husband's favourites! Must add more nutmeg and vanilla though. Any kind of flavoured glaze really adds to these cookies. Superb with coffee!
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  • Aunttoni1
    19 OCT, 2009
    or those of you that found it bland gring fresh whole nutmegs and double the amount and they are wonderful
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  • smd1227
    16 DEC, 2008
    I substituted cardamom for the nutmeg in these cookies, increasing the quantity to 1 teaspoon and I replaced 1/4 C of the shortening with butter. OUTSTANDING!
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  • Chefilicious
    15 AUG, 2008
    I agree with angelwings in that these cookies need more nutmeg. I did add a bit more flour and doubled the nutmeg. I also added almost a teaspoon of vanilla. However, I still found the the cookie lacked flavour...high on texture, though, soft and moist. I whipped up a light icing of about 2 cups of icing sugar, 3 tablespoons of melted butter, 2 tablespoons of cream, 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract and 3 tablespoons of pure maple syrup. Much better, if I do say so myself.
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  • dovecanyon
    4 JUL, 2008
    I added an extra 1/4 cup flour and cooked for only 12-13 min. They kept their softness better in storage. Fresh grated nutmeg is a must! A really good cookie, very old-fashioned.
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  • lilysnana55
    5 JUN, 2008
    These were good out of the oven, but lost their softness early, even though stored in an airtight container. I would use more nutmeg (or freshly ground!) next time; the taste did not come through.
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  • lilysnana55
    5 JUN, 2008
    These were good out of the oven, but lost their softness early, even though stored in an airtight container. I would use more nutmeg (or freshly ground!) next time; the taste did not come through.
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