1/4 cup shortening
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1 egg, unbeaten
1 cup flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon baking soda
1 tablespoon milk
- Preheat oven to 375 degrees F
- Combine shortening, salt, nutmeg, sugar, vanilla and egg. Beat til smooth.
- Sift flour, baking powder and baking soda. Combine with wet mixture and add milk.
- Drop 1 teaspoon of dough onto a greased baking sheet and sprinkle with sugar. Bake 8-10 minutes.
Note: Makes about 3 dozen cookies.