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Eggnog Cookies

This is my husband’s favorite time of year because eggnog is finally back on the shelves. I didn’t know this, but my son-in-law also loves eggnog. So when I asked the family for cookie recommendations, my son-in-law responded with, “Can you create an eggnog cookie?” Challenge accepted!

You will love these soft cookies. Perfectly spiced and absolutely delicious when dipped in hot cocoa. Enjoy!

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Eggnog Cookies

Soft, delicious cookies that taste just like a glass of eggnog. 

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Ingredients

Cookies: 

3/4 cup butter, softened

½ cup sugar

3 egg yolks

1 teaspoon vanilla

½ cup eggnog

2 ¼ cup flour

2 teaspoon baking powder

½ teaspoon salt

pinch of allspice

½ teaspoon nutmeg

½ teaspoon cinnamon

Eggnog Frosting:

1 cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon butter softened

2 tablespoons eggnog

2 tablespoon rum or ½ teaspoon rum extract

Instructions

Cookies: 

Preheat oven to 350*. In a stand mixer, cream butter and sugar together. Add egg yolks and beat until

light and fluffy. Pour in vanilla and eggnog and beat again, until well combined. In a separate bowl, sift

the flour, baking powder, salt, allspice, nutmeg, and cinnamon together. Pour into the butter mixture

and mix on low speed until just combined. Roll 2 tablespoons of dough into balls, and place on a

parchment lined baking sheet. Using the bottom of a glass, flatten the dough slightly. (You may have to

dip the bottom of the glass in sugar so it doesn’t stick to the cookie dough). Bake for 11 – 13 minutes.

Remove and cool slightly before frosting.

 

Frosting: 

Put all ingredients into a glass bowl, and mix well with a spoon. Frost cookies after they have cooled completely. 

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