EggNog Cookies

EggNog Cookies

Ingredients:

Cookies:

 

 

1

Cup

Butter, Softened

2

Cup

Sugar

2

 

Eggs

1/3

Cup

Eggnog

1

Tsp

Vanilla

4

Cup

All-Purpose Flour

2

Tsp

Nutmeg

2

Tsp

Baking Powder

Eggnog paint:

2

 

Egg Yolks

Tsp

Water

 

 

Assorted Liquid Food Colors

Directions:

In a large bowl, combine butter, sugar and eggs with an electric mixer until light and fluffy. Stir in eggnog and vanilla.

In a medium bowl lightly add flour. Combine nutmeg and baking powder to flour. Add flour mixture to butter mixture; blend well. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 30 minutes.

In a small bowl, combine egg yolks and water; blend well. Divide mixture into several small cups; tint with food coloring. If paint thickens add more water.

Preheat oven to 350F.

Divide dough in half. On a lightly floured surface, roll out half of the dough to 1/8 thickness. Cut with assorted cookie cutters. Place 2 apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Using small paint brush, paint designs on cookies with egg yolk paint.

Bake for 7-10 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely.

**Fun cookies to do with the kids or grandkids I use small stencil cutouts to make designs on cookies

 

Yields

8 dozen

 

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