CLOVE COOKIES – OLD FASHIONED RECIPE

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Clove cookies are so quick and easy and so good!  This old fashioned recipe is one you will go to time after time because they are addicting.  Once you eat a couple, you will keep going back for more.  These clove cookies make a great gift for anyone and are a good recipe to serve friends and family during the holidays like Christmas or Thanksgiving.  I can eat this whole recipe with coffee and they make a wonderful snack with milk.  You can double the recipe and they keep well in an airtight container.  You might like to check out our recipe for old fashioned gingersnap cookies.

1 stick butter or 8 tablespoons or 1/2 cup, softened

1 cup brown sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

1 egg

1 cup all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon ground cloves

1/2 cup chopped pecans or walnuts

Cream butter, brown sugar, vanilla extract and egg with a mixer.  Whisk together the flour and ground cloves in a separate bowl and add to the creamed mixture.  Fold in nuts.  Lightly spray a cookie sheet with spray and drop by tablespoons onto sheet.  Bake in preheated 350 degree oven for 10 to 12 minutes.  Makes about 2 dozen cookies.  Enjoy!

Don’t Forget to Pin Old Fashioned Clove Cookies! 

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