2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
1 1/4 cups granulated sugar
1 1/2 sticks (3/4 cup) salted butter, softened
1/2 cup eggnog
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
2 large egg yolks
1 tablespoon ground nutmeg
Step 1: Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
Step 2: In a medium bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon, and 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg; set aside.
Step 3: In a large bowl, cream sugar and butter together to form a grainy paste.
Step 4: Add eggnog, vanilla extract, and egg yolks and beat at medium speed until smooth.
Step 5: Gradually add the flour mixture and beat at low speed until just combined.
Step 6: Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased cookie sheets, 1 inch apart. Sprinkle each cookie lightly with nutmeg.
Step 7: Bake 23-25 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned. Immediately transfer cookies to a cooling surface.
Makes 3 dozen cookies.