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Eggnog Kringla

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Makes about 60

4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1/2 tsp baking soda
1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
3/4 cup butter (do not use margarine)
1-1/2 cup sugar
1 egg
1 cup dairy or nondairy eggnog
sifted powder sugar
ground nutmeg

In large bowl, mix together flour, baking powder, baking soda, and nutmeg. Set aside. In large mixing bowl, cream butter, about 30 seconds. Add the sugar and beat until fluffy. Add egg and mix well. Add the flour mix and eggnog alternately to the sugar/butter mix. Cover and chill at least 4 hours. Dough may still be sticky but it is a soft dough.

Preheat oven to 350F. Take out half the dough at a time (leaving rest in the fridge). On a lightly floured surface, take one tablespoon of the dough and roll into a rope shape (about 1/2 inch thick and 8 inches long) On an ungreased cookie sheet, place the rope in a loop, cross one end over the other. Make the shape slightly oval. Bake 6 to 8 minutes, until edges are lightly browned. Remove cookies and cool on wire rack. While still warm, sprinkle tops with powdered sugar and nutmeg.

Note: Photo courtesy of Peaceful Cooking. Head on over to her excellent blog post about these Eggnog Kringla, with lovely photos of all the steps required to make them.

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Reviews of Eggnog Kringla:

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  Melanie in London, Ontario, Canada  Dec 4, 2010
Would make this again.
I found this recipe 5 years ago and am so glad I did! I now make several batches every Christmas season. My family and friends LOVE them and can not get enough!! I usually double the amount of nutmeg just to add more flavour. 5 stars

  Kathy in Cranston, Rhode Island  Nov 29, 2010
Would make this again.
These are my favorite cookies to make at Christmas. I've been making these for years. Everyone that I make them for absolutely love them. Tehy may be a bit time consuming to make , but are well worth the work. 5 stars

  A cookie baker in mn  Dec 11, 2009
Would make this again.
yum!! 5 stars

  Shannon in FL  Nov 24, 2009
Would make this again.
I've been making these for the past (almost) two decades every single Christmas. They are my signature cookie. I always get recipe requests and people tell me to simply make them these cookies in lieu of a Christmas gift. I did find that they can simply be dropped rather than shaped. They don't look as pretty, but they still taste wonderful. I also never roll them on a floured surface. I just roll them between my floured hands. 5 stars

  A cookie baker  Dec 15, 2008
Would make this again.
I have made kringla for years and so has my mom. This is a twist on it because we make it with sour cream intead of eggnog. These are great and my family said they taste like their grandmas sugar cookies even though they are a norwegian bread. We make them in figure 8's. I will make these again, thanks for the recipe. 5 stars

  cvera  Dec 11, 2008
Would make this again.
I absoulutly love this cookie, its wonderfull with a cup of hot cocoa. I'm sooo gratefull you have this in your collection! However, I would make one change/suggestion. DON'T pre heat your oven right away (as when the recipie says)untill after you've chilled the dough, otherwise you'll have your oven on for 4 hours!!! 5 stars

  Denise in California  Oct 7, 2007
Would make this again.
Thank you for having this recipe! I had lost it, too. It is just like the Kringla my Norwegian grandmother made, but with an eggnog flavor, which I love. 5 stars

  KIM in Wilcox Penna  Dec 9, 2006
Would make this again.
if you love eggnog then you will love this cookie and really simple to make 5 stars

  shanelle in BC, Canada  Nov 27, 2006
Would make this again.
I have made these cookies for the last 4 years, they are so yummy and light almost like a cake donut! I highly recommend these cookies, they are worth the effort! 5 stars

  chris  Nov 29, 2005
Would make this again.
I had made this recipie long ago but lost the magazine it was in! It was an extreme favorite of all who tasted them. Almost like a bread It's just the thing with a creamy cup of Hot Chocolate! mmmmm. I am too totally delighted again to have found it once more thank you for having it in your files! 5 stars

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