Nutmeg Cookie Logs

Nutmeg Cookie Logs

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servings 434 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 434 kcal
  • 22%
  • Fat:
  • 19.1 g
  • 29%
  • Carbs:
  • 61.7g
  • 20%
  • Protein:
  • 4 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 64 mg
  • 21%
  • Sodium:
  • 137 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Amount Per Serving
  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Cream together 1 cup butter or margarine and white sugar. Stir in 2 teaspoons vanilla, egg, and 2 teaspoons rum flavoring. Mix well. Add 3 cups flour and nutmeg.
  3. Roll in long "logs" 1/2 inch in diameter. Cut into 3 inch strips. Place on lightly greased cookie sheets and bake 12 to 15 minutes. Let cool and frost.
  4. To Make Frosting: Cream together 3 tablespoons butter and confectioner's sugar. Add 1/ 2 teaspoon vanilla and 1 teaspoon rum. Stir in milk (may add more to reach desired consistency). Add food coloring and spread over cooled cookies. Decorate with chocolate sprinkles (optional).


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These are fantastic, like eggnog in a cookie! My grandmother used to make these with this variation: Don't color the icing. After frosting the cookie, score lengthwise with fork tines, then spr...

I love nutmeg cookie logs! We have used this recipe for years and also don't color the frosting. We use a star tip to frost & also sprinkle with nutmeg. A holiday favorite

Would give these cookies 10 stars if I could. Just WONDERFUL! I did use the nutmeg sprinkle on top (like the first reviewer) instead of the food coloring. I had 14 people over for Christmas Eve,...

OMG! This cookie is so simple, I didn't even have to make a trip to the store for anything. And WOW! These cookies, with the icing, have the perfect taste for Christmas. I'm taking them for dinn...

PLEASE do not color the icing! This cookie is meant to LOOK like a LOG; thus, score the icing with fork tines and sprinkle with nutmeg. Icing can't be too thin, or you won't accomplish the look ...

These were great - I had just returned from St Lucia and wanted to make something using the fresh nutmeg I brought back. I used rum (also from St Lucia) instead of rum extract. I rolled them int...

I love these cookies! I omitted all rum, did not color the icing and sprinkled with nutmeg on top. The icing really makes this cookie.

I am so happy to have found this recipe. I used to make these cookies at Christmas and lost the recipe many years ago. I would not use the red food coloring but the rest of the recipe looks ex...

Really good! For some reason my dough wouldn't roll into logs, so I just made them into little round cookies.

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