Drop Cookies Mrs. Field's Eggnog Cookies

posted by Seashell 11-26-101 7:25 AM

Mrs. Field’s Eggnog Cookies
Categories: Cookies
Yield: 36 cookies

2 1/2 c Flour, all purpose
1 ts Baking powder
1/2 ts Cinnamon, ground
1/2 ts Nutmeg, ground
1 1/4 c Sugar, white
3/4 c Butter; salted, softened
1/2 c Eggnog
1 ts Vanilla extract
2 lg Egg yolks
1 tb Nutmeg, ground

Preheat oven to 300F.

In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix well with a wire whisk and set aside.

In a large bowl cream sugar and butter with an electric mixer to form a grainy paste. Add eggnog, vanilla and egg yolks and beat at medium speed until smooth. Add the flour mixture and beat at low speed just until combined. Do not over-mix.

Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheets, 1 inch apart. Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg. Bake for 23-25 minutes or until bottoms turn light brown. Transfer to cool, flat surface immediately with spatula.

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