Nutmeg Christmas Cookies

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Norene Dowell

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@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 compliment for the milk that goes with them.

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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

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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

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