Most families have a recipe for cookies like this, in ours they are called Wadley Teacakes and/or snickerdoodles:

1 c. butter
2 c. sugar
2 eggs
2 t. soda
1 t. vanilla
4 t. nutmeg
1/3 c. milk
4 c. flour

cream butter. 
add sugar gradually. 
add eggs, beat until mixture is light and fluffy.
add soda, vanilla, and nutmeg to milk. 
add milk mixture to dough.
gradually add flour (depending on humidity, you may not need all 4 cups). 
batter should be firm and rather dry. 
refrigerate 15 minutes.
form dough into 1" balls.
roll in cinnamon and sugar.
place 1.5" apart on cookie sheet.
bake at 375¡ 5-7 minutes.  
burns easily.

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    Allan West Last modified: Wed Jan 6 09:34:37 EST