Nancy's Kitchen - Tried and Tested Recipes
1 cup butter or margarine, softened
2 cups granulated sugar
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 cup commercial eggnog
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
5-1/2 cups flour
Eggnog Icing (optional)
In large mixing bowl, beat butter and sugar until fluffy. Add
eggnog, baking soda and nutmeg; mix well. Gradually add flour; mix
well. Divide dough in half; chill overnight in refrigerator or 2
hours in freezer.
Preheat oven to 375 degrees F.
On well-floured surface, roll out half of dough to 1/8-inch
thickness; cut with floured cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart on
ungreased baking sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly
browned. Cool. Ice and decorate if desired.
3 cups confectioners' sugar
1/4 cup softened butter or margarine
1/3 cup commercial eggnog
In small mixer bowl, beat confectioners' sugar and butter or
margarine until well blended. Gradually beat in eggnog until icing
Makes about 1-1/2 cups