Eggnog Spiced Sugar Cookies

Eggnog Spiced Sugar Cookies

  • 2 c. flour
  • 1 t. baking soda
  • ½ t. salt
  • ½ t. cinnamon
  • ¼ t. nutmeg
  • ½ c. salted butter, softened
  • 1 c. sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 ½ t. vanilla extract
  • ¼ c. eggnog

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In a small mixing bowl, mix flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside. In a large mixing bowl, mix butter and sugar until creamy, then add egg, vanilla, and eggnog. Mix well. When liquid mixture is combined, add the flour mixture and stir until well blended. Roll dough to 1/8th inch thickness on lightly floured surface. Cut with cookie cutter. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet. Or roll dough into balls and slightly press onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake approximately 8-12 minutes (depending on thickness) or until golden brown on the edges.

For a special treat, serve cookies with mulled cider topped with cinnamon whipped cream.

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