No-Roll Sugar Cookies


  • 1 cup granulated sugar 
  • 1 cup butter, softened 
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla 
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg 
  • 1 egg
  • 2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour 
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 
  • Colored sugar or granulated sugar


  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper; set aside.
  2. In a large bowl, beat 1 cup granulated sugar and butter with electric mixer on low speed or with spoon until light and fluffy. Stir in vanilla, nutmeg and egg. Stir in flour and baking soda. Shape dough by teaspoonfuls into balls. Place 2 inches apart on lined cookie sheets. Flatten slightly with bottom of glass dipped in sugar.
  3. Bake 9 to 11 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 20 minutes. Store covered in airtight container.

Source: Betty Crocker – No-Roll Sugar Cookies