How to make it

  • Soften butter at room temp until very soft.
  • Put in mixer and beat well; add sugar and beat until fluffy and light colored.
  • Add egg yolks and vanilla and beat thoroughly.
  • Fold in nuts if desired.
  • Sift flour and baking powder and mix slowly into butter mixture.
  • Turn dough out onto clean surface and sprinkle with whiskey and knead thoroughly.
  • Roll by hand into 1 1/2 balls and press them down slightly to form a disc shape.
  • In the center insert a whole clove.
  • Bake on ungreased cookie sheet at 350 for approx 30 minutes or until desired color being careful not to burn the bottoms.
  • Dredge in confectioners sugar while warm but not hot.
  • Then before serving sprinkle with more confectioners sugar using sifter.

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    " It was excellent "
    gourmetana ate it and said...
    Sounds so delicious GG! Aren't mother's recipes just wonderful?
    I wish you and yours a happy and blessed Thanksgiving!
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  • chalgal 4 years ago
    I love these! Thanks for sharing
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  • valinkenmore 4 years ago
    GG: Wonderful cookie - a favorite in our house! Thanks for the post and have a wonderful Thanksgiving and great success in your new business!
    Valerie
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    " It was excellent "
    midgelet ate it and said...
    lovely!
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    " It was excellent "
    aussie_meat_pie ate it and said...
    I love these thanks
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  • michellem 4 years ago
    Sound great!
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    " It was excellent "
    dollhead ate it and said...
    Sounds yummy to me!
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    " It was excellent "
    jett2whit ate it and said...
    Mmmmmm I love these!
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