What to replace nutmeg with in gingerbread cookies?

Question by littlemiss: What to replace nutmeg with in gingerbread cookies?
is there something that i can replace nutmeg with in gingerbread cookies?
would cinnamon do?

thanks!
so sorry, i didnt see in the recipe that it already called for a 1/2 tsp of cinnamon; so leaving the nutmeg out would be fine?

Best answer:

Answer by michelle
cinnamon

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  1. Peter says:

    Leave it out and it will be fine. I usually don’t see it in recipes. My favorite recipe has black pepper in it.

  2. CorpCityGrl says:

    You can use allspice, which has the same warm, spicy undertones as nutmeg.

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