Christmas Cookie Swap: Eggnog Cookies
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Recipe type: Cookie
Serves: 36 cookies
 
Ingredients
  • 1 ¼ cup sugar
  • ¾ cup butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • ½ cup eggnog
  • 2 ¼ cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • For icing:
  • 60 grams cream cheese, softened
  • ¼ cup non-salted butter
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 2 Tbsp eggnog
Instructions
  1. Preheat the oven to 350 F
  2. Cream together first five ingredients using a handheld mixer on low until smooth.
  3. In a medium bowl combine dry ingredients and add one cup at a time to the wet ingredients. Mix well.
  4. Place a tablespoon of dough onto parchment paper lined cookie sheets.
  5. Bake for 12-15 minutes until bottoms are just brown.
  6. While baking combine all ingredients for icing, and mix well using a handheld mixer.
  7. Allow cookies to cool before drizzling the cream cheese eggnog icing overtop.
Recipe by Un Assaggio of Food, Wine, & Marriage at http://www.unassaggio.com/2014/12/16/eggnog-cookies-a-christmas-cookie-recipe-swap/