Dutch Nutmeg Cookies

  • 1 c. butter or margarine
  • ¼ t. soda
  • ¼ t. salt
  • ¼ t. cloves
  • ½ t. nutmeg
  • 1 t. cinnamon
  • 1 c. sugar
  • ½ c. chopped nuts
  • 2 c. sifted flour
  • ¼ c. sour cream

Cream butter with soda, salt, cloves, nutmeg, and cinnamon until fluffy. Gradually add sugar, beating until fluffy. Stir in nuts. Add flour alternately with sour cream. Mix well. Shape into 12x2 inch roll. Wrap in foil or wax paper and chill several hours or overnight. Cut into 1/8 inch slices. Bake at 375 degrees for 25 minutes. Cool on wire racks. Makes 4 dozen.

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