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Eggnog Cookies I

Rated as 4.27 out of 5 Stars

"A wonderful addition to your holiday cookie tray. Rich with egg and nutmeg."
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Ingredients

servings 135 cals
Original recipe yields 36 servings (2 to 3 dozen)

Directions

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  1. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter, sugar, and vanilla. Beat in eggs, one at a time. Sift together the flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg; gradually stir into creamed mixture. Cover and refrigerate until firm.
  2. Preheat oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  3. Drop by heaping spoonfuls onto an unprepared cookie sheet. Bake for 6 to 8 minutes in the preheated oven. Cookies should be lightly browned.

Footnotes

  • Tip
  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 135 calories; 5.8 g fat; 19.2 g carbohydrates; 1.8 g protein; 34 mg cholesterol; 104 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I made these last night for a cookie tray. They smelled wonderful as they were baking. I doubled the nutmeg to give them a little more flavor. As is, I would give the recipe 3 stars, but I ad...

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These cookies were easy to make, and I could taste the eggnog flavor, but they reminded me of vanilla wafers. There was nothing to draw your attention to them on a platter of cookies. They were ...

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I made these last night for a cookie tray. They smelled wonderful as they were baking. I doubled the nutmeg to give them a little more flavor. As is, I would give the recipe 3 stars, but I ad...

I made a couple batches of these last Christmas, and people really loved them! I plan to make them again this year, however, I double the nutmeg and sprinkle extra nutmeg on when I bake them - ...

I was looking for a different kind of cookie to make this Christmas and I saw this recipe and thought I'd give it a try. I had my toughest critic taste it, my husband and he loved them. I thou...

This recipe won the annual Christmas Cookie Contest at my mom's house last year. I made them on foil and peeled the foil off, and they came off great. I also drizzled white chocolate across th...

YUM!!! We made this tonight, and will be making at least two more batches for various family functions - I know the first one isn't going to make it until next week! These are tasty, but very p...

I rarely add salt to dishes like this. So I just didn't add the salt. The butter has some in it after all. And it wasn't needed. They were still wonderful, and tasty, without the salt. I lik...

Very nice taste, but a little tough to get off the baking sheets.

I was kind of disappointed in these after so many reviews. Even with doubling the nutmeg, as others did, and adding 1/2 tsp of cinnamon and a couple dashes of clove, I found them kind of bland....

I liked these, as did my husband (who is not a fan of egg-nogg). Per posted reviews I both increased the nutmeg in the recipe, and sprinkled the tops of the cookies. I also added about 1/2 tsp...