Melt-in-your-mouth Eggnog Cookies Recipe

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Melt-In-Your-Mouth Eggnog Cookies

Roberta Isaacson

By
@TopKatt8

I'm an eggnog lover. These cookies are very good.


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Rating:

Serves:

32

Prep:

30 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 1/4 cups flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg, plus more for topping
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
3/4 cup butter at room temperature
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1/2 cup packing brown sugar
2 large egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon rum extract
1/2 cup eggnog

FOR THE FROSTING:

1/2 cup butter at room temperature
3 - 5 tablespoons eggnog
1/2 teaspoon rum extract
3 cups powdered sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, baking powder, salt, nutmeg and cinnamon for 30 seconds and set aside. In a bowl of an electric stand mixer whip together butter, granulated sugar and brown sugar until pale and fluffy.
2
Mix in egg yolks one at a time blending just until combined after each addition. Mix in vanilla, rum extract and egg nog. With mixer set on low slowly add dry ingredients and mix just until combined.
3
Scoop dough out by heaping tablespoons and drop onto parchment paper lined baking sheets spacing cookies 2 inches apart. Bake 11 - 13 minutes. Allow to rest on sheets several minutes before transferring to wire rack to cool. Cool completely then frost with Eggnog Frosting and sprinkle tops lightly with nutmeg.
4
For Frosting? In the bowl of a electric stand mixer whip butter until pale and fluffy. Add in rum extract and 3 tablespoons eggnog and mix in the powdered sugar. Add additional eggnog to reach desired consistency.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy