Mrs. Field's Eggnog Cookies

Mrs. Field’s Eggnog Cookies

2 1/4 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
3/4 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup eggnog
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large egg yolks
1 tablespoon ground nutmeg

Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.

In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix well.

In a large bowl cream sugar and butter with an electric mixer to form a grainy paste. Add eggnog, vanilla extract and egg yolks and beat at medium speed until smooth. Add flour mixture and beat at low speed just until combined. Do not over-mix. Drop by rounded teaspoonsful onto ungreased cookie sheets 1 inch apart. Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg. Bake for 23 to 25 minutes or until bottoms turn light brown. Transfer to cool, flat surface immediately with a spatula.