1 cup butter, room temperature
1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
2 3/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons cream of tarter
1 teaspoon baking soda
1/4 teaspoon salt
Begin beating butter in mixing bowl. Add sugar and eggs and beat until fluffy.
In small bowl, combine flour, cream of tarter, baking soda and salt. Mix flour mixture into butter mixture until combined, scraping down side of bowl as needed. Do not over beat.
Place dough and baking pan(s) in refrigerator to chill.
Mix in small bowl:
3 tablespoons granulated sugar
1 tablespoon cinnamon
1/4 teaspoon nutmeg
Form chilled dough into balls. Roll balls in cinnamon sugar mixture and place on ungreased and chilled baking pans.
Bake 14-15 minutes in 350 degree oven. Allow to cool only a minute before removing from pan.