Twelve Days of Christmas: Eggnog Cookies

Rufus' Food and Spirits Guide

Santa Claus is coming to town. There’s still time to have these ready for him.

Eggnog Cookies

  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup eggnog
  • 2 tsp spiced rum
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 3 cups flour
  • cinnamon sugar for dusting

Cream sugar and butter in a stand mixer. Beat in yolk, eggnog and rum. Add baking soda and spices and beat to incorporate. Sift salt and flour; mix with batter. Roll out on floured surface and cut into rounds or desired shapes. Or roll into two separate tubes, about 10-12 inches long. Refrigerate for about half an hour then slice into quarter-inch rounds. Bake on greased sheets in preheated 350 degree oven for about 15 to 20 minutes.

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Raffoul – Tears Over Palestine (Official Video) دموع على فلسطين – رفول

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The name “Tears over Palestine” is derived from the notion of Gods bereavement over the suffering of the Palestinian people as a result of Israeli Apartheid. It is a cry for the world to wake up to the Palestinian plea for help and say NO to Israel’s barbarous acts.

The lyrics of the song illustrate the struggles of the Palestinian people due to the torture of Israeli occupation and genocide. It speaks of the pain that never fades in the life of every Palestinian. It speaks of broken and stolen homes as a result of the ongoing violence. It speaks stories of losing loved ones and psychological damage that comes with that. Also vividly addresses many forms of torture tools Israel uses against innocent Palestinians on a daily basis, continuously violating every form of human…

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