Welcome to Day 4 – Whipped Eggnog Shortbread
(Oh yeah. This Mommy is gonna be a little chubbier after this blog!)
1 lb. butter
1/2 cup cornstarch
1-1/2 cups icing sugar
2 – 1/4 cups flour
3/4 tsp vanilla
4 tbsp. eggnog (or cream)
Cream butter with mixer, adding first sugar and then cornstarch, mixing thoroughly before adding flour a half cup at a time. Add eggnog and vanilla, and beat until it resembles whipped cream.
Drop by spoonfuls onto lightly sprayed or buttered cookie sheet. Bake at 325 degrees F for 25 minutes. May be topped with gumdrops, cherries, or candy sprinkles for a festive look!
Approximate yield – 80 cookies.