Eggnog Cookies

Our friend Kellie from Maine of www.kelliesbelly.com told us about this great recipe. She says “the cookies are soft, fluffy, and delicate. The icing really helps the eggnog flavor stand out, so don t omit the icing if you try this recipe!”

Easy Egg Nog Cookie

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or margarine (softened)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup Garelick Farms Egg Nog
  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

Icing:

  • 1 1/2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 3 tablespoons egg nog
  • 1/4 teaspoon nutmeg

Directions

Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Grease cookie sheets. Cream together the butter and sugar until smooth. Stir in the egg and egg nog. Combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, nutmeg and salt; stir into the sugar mixture. Drop by rounded spoonfuls onto the cookie sheet. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes until golden. Allow cookies to cool completely.

To prepare icing, put the confectioners sugar and nutmeg into a small bowl. Stir in the remaining egg nog one tablespoon at a time until the desired consistency is reached. Spread onto cooled cookies. Decorate with sprinkles or colored sugar, if desired.

Yields 72 cookies.

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