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Holiday Recipes

We wanted to share with you recipes to our favorite holiday treats. There nothing like a cup of homemade eggnog, cracked sugar cookies and pumpkin pie.

 

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Crack Sugar Cookies

Ingredients:

 

  • 1 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon extract vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon cream of tartar

Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Lightly grease 2 cookie sheets.
  2. Cream together sugar and butter. Beat in egg yolks and vanilla.
  3. Add flour, baking soda, and cream of tartar. Stir.
  4. Form dough into walnut size balls and place 2 inches apart on cookie sheet. Don’t flatten. Bake 10 to 11 minutes, until tops are cracked and just turning color.

 

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Homemade Eggnog

 

Ingredients:
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/4 cups good quality bourbon or whiskey
  • 1/4 cup spiced rum
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg plus more for garnish
Instructions:
  1. Whisk yolks with sugar until creamy and sugar begins to dissolve.
  2. Add cream, milk, bourbon and rum and stir to combine.
  3. Stir in nutmeg and vanilla and chill well.
  4. Serve chilled on the rocks with a sprinkle of nutmeg if desired.

 

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Pumpkin Pie

Ingredients:
  • 5 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 cup heavy cream
  • 2 cups whole milk
  • 1 1/4 cups good quality bourbon or whiskey
  • 1/4 cup spiced rum
  • Pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 tsp nutmeg plus more for garnish
Instructions:
  1. Whisk yolks with sugar until creamy and sugar begins to dissolve.
  2. Add cream, milk, bourbon and rum and stir to combine.
  3. Stir in nutmeg and vanilla and chill well.
  4. Serve chilled on the rocks with a sprinkle of nutmeg if desired.