Eggnog Cut-Out Cookies

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  • 1 hr 50 min prep time
  • 2 hr 20 min total time
  • 11 ingredients
  • 96 servings

Ingredients

Cookies

2
cups sugar
1
cup butter, softened
2
eggs
1/3
cup eggnog
1
teaspoon vanilla
4
cups all purpose or unbleached flour
1
teaspoon nutmeg
2
teaspoons baking powder

Egg Yolk Paint

2
egg yolks
1/2
teaspoon water
Assorted colors of liquid food color

Directions

  1. 1 In large bowl, combine sugar, butter and eggs; beat until light and fluffy. Stir in eggnog and vanilla. Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off. In medium bowl, combine flour, nutmeg and baking powder. Add flour mixture to butter mixture; blend well. Cover with plastic wrap; refrigerate 30 minutes for easier handling.
  2. 2 Meanwhile, in small bowl, combine egg yolks and water; blend well. Divide mixture into several small cups; tint with food color. If paint thickens, add a few drops water.
  3. 3 Heat oven to 350°F. Divide dough in half. On lightly floured surface, roll half of dough to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with assorted cutters. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Using small paint brush, paint designs on cookies with egg yolk paint.
  4. 4 Bake at 350°F. for 7 to 10 minutes or until cookies are light golden brown. Remove from cookie sheets.

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