Nutmeg Christmas Cookies

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Norene Dowell

By
@norenee

These cookies started out as a recipe that took 5 lbs of flour. I finally got it down to only 5 cups. They are soft and a complement for the milk that goes with them.

Blue Ribbon Recipe

Yum! These are a good alternative to your average Christmas cookie. The nutmeg mixed with eggnog is a great flavor combination. We rolled these out a bit thicker and the cookie was moist and chewy. The decorating possibilities are endless! All that's missing is a big glass of milk. Delish! The Test Kitchen


Rating:

★★★★☆ 3 votes

Comments:
Serves:
dozens
Prep:
30 Min
Cook:
10 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    butter flavor shortening
  • 1 1/2 c
    sugar
  • 2
    eggs
  • 1 tsp
    nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla
  • 1 c
    eggnog
  • 5 c
    flour

How to Make Nutmeg Christmas Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. Cream the shortening and sugar.
  2. Add the next 5 ingredients mixing in between each addition.
  3. Alternate the flour and eggnog.
  4. It will be a little sticky but remember these are a rolled cookies so they will pick up the flour from your board.
  5. I do a little at a time. Lightly flour your board, roll to about 1/4" thick. Thicker if you like a softer cookie.
  6. Cut out with your choice of cutters.
  7. Bake at 400 for 8-10 minutes; 2-4 more if you want a crispy cookie.
  8. Let cool.
  9. Frost with your favorite frosting. Me, I like the buttercream for these cookies.

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About Nutmeg Christmas Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Collection: Christmas Cookies
Hashtags: #Christmas, #Nutmeg




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