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Eggnog Sparkle Cookies

Eggnog Sparkle CookiesThese sparkling, colorful cookies offer the traditional holiday flavor of eggnog.

Recipe Ingredients:

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup granulated sugar
2 egg yolks
1/2 cup eggnog
Decorating sugar, assorted colors (1/3 cup or more)
1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

Cooking Directions:

  1. Combine flour, baking powder and nutmeg; set aside. Cream butter and granulated sugar at medium speed of electric mixer. Add egg yolks; beat until fluffy. Blend in eggnog. Add flour mixture, mixing until thoroughly combined.
  2. Refrigerate 2 hours or until firm. Combine decorating sugar and cinnamon. Roll dough into 3/4 inch balls; roll in colored sugar mixture to coat. Place 2 inches apart on lightly greased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake in a preheated oven at 400°F (205°C) for 8 to 10 minute or until set.

Makes about 3 dozen.

Recipe and photograph provided courtesy of Wisconsin Milk Marketing Board, Inc.