---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Bachelor Buttons
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 18 servings
  
     1/4 c  Butter; cold
   1 1/3 c  Flour; all-purpose
       1    Egg
       5 oz Sugar
       1 pn Salt
       1 pn Nutmeg
  
      * extra sugar for sprinkling    Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a large
   bowl,  rub the butter into the flour.
     In a small bowl, beat the egg with half of the sugar, add the egg mixture
   and the remaining sugar to the butter and flour mixture. Add the salt and
   nutmeg and mix well.  Roll the dough between the palms of your hands to
   form 18 pieces the size of a walnut; moisten your hands or flour them for
   rolling the dough.  Sprinkle dough pieces lightlywith sugar and place 2-3
   inches apart on a cookie sheet lined with buttered craft paper.
         Bake until very lightly browned around the edges and on the bottoms,
   about 8 minutes.  (The tops should be done but not browned.) Remove from
   oven; transfer to wire rack. Cool completely, then store in airtight
   container.
  
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