Amount   Measure   Ingredient -- Preparation Method
--------   ------------   --------------------------------
1/2   cup   unsalted butter
1/2   cup   vegetable shortening
1/2   cup   sugar
1/4   cup   light brown sugar
1/2   teaspoon   vanilla extract
1   whole   egg
2 1/4   cups   all-purpose flour
2   teaspoons   cream of tartar
1   teaspoon   baking soda
1/2   teaspoon   nutmeg
1/2   teaspoon   cinnamon
1/4   teaspoon   salt
2   tablespoons   sugar
1   teaspoons   cinnamon
Cream together butter, shortening, and sugars.

Add egg and vanilla and beat until fluffy.

Mix dry ingredients together and blend into creamed mixture to make a stiff cookie dough.

Mix topping together in small bowl.

Shape dough into balls the size of walnuts and roll in sugar mixture.

Place on greased cookie sheet and bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned.

You can use 1 teaspoon of baking powder instead of the cream of tartar but cream of tartar gives the cookie its traditional tang.

Makes 30 servings
Per Serving: 116 Calories; 7g Fat (52.1% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 13g Carbohydrate; trace Dietary Fiber; 15mg Cholesterol; 63mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1/2 Grain (Starch); 0 Lean Meat; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.
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