2 sticks (1 cup or 225g) unsalted butter, room temperature
1/2 cup (100g) sugar
1/2 teaspoon (3g) kosher salt
1/2 teaspoon (3ml) pure vanilla extract
2 large egg yolks
1/2 teaspoon finely grated fresh lemon zest
2 1/4 cups (280g) unbleached all-purpose flour
2 ounces (56g) cream cheese, room temperature
1/2 stick (1/4 cup or 56g) unsalted butter, room temperature
2 tablespoons (30ml) eggnog
1 1/2 teaspoons brandy, cognac, or dark rum, optional
Pinch freshly grated nutmeg
1 cup (250g) confectioners' sugar
Ground cinnamon, for dusting top of cookies
If not using optional alcohol in icing, substitute 1 teaspoon of pure vanilla extract. For a thicker icing, add additional confectioners' sugar.
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