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Clove Cookies

This old fashioned recipe is one you will go to time after time because they are addicting.  
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Clove Cookies
Servings: 2 dozen
Author: The Southern Lady Cooks


  • 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.