Brown-Sugar Refrigerator Cookies


1/2 cup (1 stick) butter
1/2 cup margarine
2 cups packed brown sugar
2 eggs
3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon cream of tartar
1/2 teaspoon freshly grated nutmeg
1 tablespoon water
1 teaspoon vanilla extract


Cream butter, margarine, and brown sugar until fluffy. Add eggs and beat well. Combine dry ingredients and add to butter mixture. Add water and vanilla, and mix. Divide dough into two rolls, and wrap each in waxed paper. Chill for several hours or overnight.

Slice ¼ inch thick, and place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 350 degrees F for 10 to 12 minutes, or until golden brown.


About 4-1/2 dozen.

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