• 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon cinnamon, ground
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg, ground
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cups butter — salted, softened
  • 1/2 cups eggnog
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 tablespoons nutmeg, ground


  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg. Mix well with a wire whisk and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl cream sugar and butter with an electric mixer to form a grainy paste. Add eggnog, vanilla and egg yolks and beat at medium speed until smooth.
  4. Add the flour mixture and beat at low speed just until combined. Do not over mix.
  5. Drop by rounded teaspoons onto un-greased baking sheets, 1 inch apart. Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg.
  6. Bake for 23-25 minutes or until bottoms turn light brown. Transfer to cool, flat surface immediately with spatula.