Friday, November 21, 2008

Holiday Eggnog Cookies

1-1/4 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup eggnog
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 egg yolks
2-1/4 cups flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
1 tsp ground nutmeg

Preheat oven to 300 F. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg.

Cream sugar and butter until light and fluffy. Add eggnog, vanilla and egg yolks. Beat a medium speed with mixer until smooth.

Add flour mixture and beat at low speed until combined. Do not overmix. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet 2 inches apart. Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg.

Bake 20-23 minutes until bottom of cookies turn light brown.


Teresa Cordero Cordell said...

Karen, I like these. I am definitely going to make these delicious eggnog cookies. What a wonderful way to get into the holiday swing of things.

Rosie said...

Karen these cookies sound wonderful - I must try your recipe out :)