Cranberry Eggnog Cookies With Orange Dream Glaze

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Noelle Myers

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These cookies are among my most requested for the Christmas Holidays - they are Christmas In a cookie, with the bright cranberries, and decadent Eggnog flavors they have won over the pickiest of cookie connoisseurs. The base of the recipe comes from my Great Great GREAT grandmother - over 200 years old!

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These will be a great addition to your holiday cookie tray. From the soft cookie and the pecans to the orange, cranberry and eggnog flavors, this is one impressive (and flavorful) cookie! Test Kitchen Avatar The Test Kitchen


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Serves:
3-4 doz
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    butter, room temperature
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 1 large
    egg
  • 1/2 tsp
    pure vanilla extract
  • 1 tsp
    rum extract
  • 1/2 c
    eggnog
  • 1 c
    dried cranberries
  • 3/4 c
    chopped pecans
  • 2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1/8 tsp
    freshly grated nutmeg
  • ORANGE DREAM GLAZE

  • 1 1/8 c
    confectioners' sugar
  • 1 tsp
    orange extract
  • 1
    orange

How to Make Cranberry Eggnog Cookies With Orange Dream Glaze

Step-by-Step

  1. Pre heat oven to 350° F.
  2. Cream together butter and sugar.
  3. Blend in egg, vanilla, rum extract and eggnog.
  4. Stir in cranberries and pecans.
  5. Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and nutmeg. Stir into eggnog mixture just until incorporated.
  6. Scoop rounded teaspoons of dough onto a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake at 350° F. for 10-12 minutes or until lightly golden brown. Remove to a rack to cool completely.
  7. Glaze cooled cookies with Orange Dream glaze. (Recipe follows)
  8. Orange Dream Glaze: Mix together confectioners sugar, orange extract, the zest of one orange, and enough cold orange juice to make a thick glaze. Drizzle glaze over cookies.

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