Day 15: ‘Eggnog Cookies’

Eggnog, who doesn’t love eggnog? (Well I’ve never had it, actually can’t drink it) But hey, I wanted to jump in on the festivities so in order for me to have the eggnog I have to bake with it!! Today’s recipe is an Eggnog Cookie with Nutmeg on top. Enjoy!!

Eggnog Cookies
Ingredients
2 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 1/4 cups white sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup eggnog
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 large egg yolks 
Directions
  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. In a bowl, combine all the dry ingredients together.
  3.  In a large bowl, cream together the sugar and butter until it resembles a grainy paste. Add eggnog, vanilla and egg yolks and beat at medium speed until smooth.
  4. Add the flour mixture and beat at low speed until blended. Do not over mix. 
  5. Drop by teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheet, 1 inch apart. Sprinkle lightly with additional nutmeg.  
  6.   Bake for 23-25 minutes or until bottoms turn light brown.
  7. Transfer from pans immediately to cool. 

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