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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.

Ingredients for clove 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!

Clove cookies

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