Thursday, October 17, 2013

Iced Egg Nog Cookies / Mrs. Field's Recipe

Another great Holiday Egg Nog Recipe....... Merry Christmas!

2 1/4 C flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp cinnamon
1/2 tsp nutmeg
1 1/4 C sugar
3/4 C butter, room temperature
1/2 C egg nog
1 tsp vanilla
2 egg yolks
1 TBS nutmeg

Preheat oven to 300 degrees

In a medium bowl:
baking powder
Whisk Well and set aside.

In a stand mixer:
Cream well at least 2 minutes
egg yolks
Beat until smooth

Add dry ingredients on low speed just until combined.

Use a cookie scoop and drop onto a Silpat lined, parchment paper lined or non stick baking sheet pan .
1" apart.
Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg or skip this step if icing the cookies and then sprinkle with the nutmeg over the icing.

Bake for 23 - 25 minutes or until you can see the bottoms turn light brown.

Transfer cookies to a cool flat surface immediately to cool completely.

Egg Nog Icing:
3 C confectioner's sugar
1/4 C butter , softened
1/3 C Egg Nog

In a small bowl, beat sugar and butter until well blended
Gradually beat in egg nog until icing is smooth.  Use whatever amount of the egg nog you need to reach the desired consistency.

Ice the cookies immediately and sprinkle with ground nutmeg.

The Holidays!

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