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Eggnog Shortbread by Cleo Coyle

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Eggnog is a holiday taste that my husband and I look forward to enjoying every year. While Marc drinks it straight from the fridge, I prefer mine in a comfortingly warm latte. So, I thought, why not put the flavor in a cookie?

Cleo Coyle’s Oatmeal Cookie Brittle (No Flour, No Butter, No Kidding!)

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This recipe was featured 
by New Jersey Family Magazine 
for their 12 Days of Cookies.


The holidays in my big, Italian family were always gastronomically glorious. Several of my relatives were (and still are!) in the food or restaurant business and my aunts, great aunts, and cousins were all excellent cooks, most of whom took pride in giving trays of homemade Italian cookies as holiday gifts.

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I learned much growing up at the knees of these folks, and (no surprise) I was a chunky monkey through much of my girlhood. Over the years, the bathroom scale has gone up and down, but I’ve never let it kill my joy of cooking and eating. The older I become, the more I channel my foodie passion into experimenting with recipes, challenging myself to make them lighter and healthier—without giving up the pleasure of flavor...