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Spicy Walnut Camels

Spicy Walnut Camels

These crisp, spicy cookies don’t need frosting. Just add a quick decoration before baking.

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50 min
Prep Time
02 hrs 10 min
Total Time


1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/2 cup sugar

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 1/3 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon baking powder

1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg

1/4 teaspoon baking soda

1/8 teaspoon ground cloves

2/3 cup ground walnuts

Decorator sugar

Multi-colored large decorator candies

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine butter, sugar and brown sugar in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add egg; continue beating until well mixed. Add flour, cinnamon, baking powder, nutmeg, baking soda and cloves; beat at low speed until well mixed. Stir in ground walnuts.

  2. STEP 2

    Divide dough in half; wrap each half in plastic food wrap. Refrigerate at least 1 hour until firm.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat oven to 325°F.

  4. STEP 4

    Roll out dough on lightly floured surface, one-half at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 3- to 3 1/2-inch camel cookie cutter. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Decorate with decorator sugar and decorator candies. Bake 9-11 minutes or until set.

Tip #1

Any 3- to 4-inch cookie cutter can be used.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

90 Calories
5 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
55 Sodium (mg)
12 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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