My Mother’s Sugar Cookies

1/2 cup Butter
1 cup Sugar
2 Eggs
1 tbsp Light cream
2 1/2 cup Flour
2 tsp Baking powder
1/2 tsp Salt
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
1 tsp Lemon juice
1/2 tsp Vanilla extract

Cream together butter and sugar. Beat in the eggs and cream. Add in the flour, sifted with baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Add lemon juice and vanilla extract, mixing well. Chill dough for at 1 hour or more. Roll out thinly on a well floured surface. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Bake at 350 degrees F for approx. 8 minutes or until golden brown. Do not overbake. Decorate with frosting as desired.

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