Eggnog Cookies

Recipe by Andrea Martin Bowles


1¼ cups white sugar
¾ cup butter , softened
½ cup  Happy Cow eggnog
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 egg yolks
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2¼ cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon

Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C).
Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg.
Cream sugar and butter until light.
Add eggnog, vanilla, and egg yolks; beat at medium speed with mixer until smooth.
Add flour mixture and beat at low speed until just combined.
Do not overmix.
Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet 1 inch apart.
Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg.
Bake 20 to 23 minutes until bottoms turn light brown.
If desired- you can frost with just regular butter cream frosting (Make it fancy by mixing in ¼ tsp nutmeg.

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