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eggnog cookies
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5 from 5 votes

Eggnog cookies

These slightly scone-like cookies are gently spiced with eggnog flavors and a great addition to any cookie plate.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Total Time22 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Servings: 15 approx
Calories: 108kcal
Author: Caroline's Cooking
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Ingredients

  • 1 egg
  • ¼ cup whole milk 60ml
  • ¼ tsp vanilla extract
  • ¼ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ cup unsalted butter 55g, ½ stick
  • ¼ cup sugar 50g
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 1 cup all purpose flour 140g plain flour
  • ¼ tsp baking soda

Additional ingredients for frosting

  • 1 tbsp unsalted butter 10g
  • ½ cup confectioners sugar 70g icing sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350F
  • In a small bowl or jug, whisk together the egg, milk, vanilla and nutmeg. Remove 3tbsp from the mixture and set it aside, refrigerated, for later. 
  • Cream together the butter, sugar and honey. Add the remaining egg-milk mixture, flour and baking soda. Mix until well combined but try not to overmix (this can all be done in food processor/stand mixer).
  • Take spoonfuls of the mixture, approx 1tbsp size, and place on a cookie sheet/lined baking sheet/tray with a bit of space between them. Try to smooth the sides a little (they will melt down a little as they cook but they won't become flat).
  • Bake in the preheated oven for approx 12 minutes until just turning brown. Allow to cool completely.
  • As the cookies cool, cream together the 1tbsp butter, confectioners sugar and 1tsp of the egg-milk mixture you saved earlier. Blend until smooth then drizzle this frosting over the cooled cookies. Allow to harden up. The cookies will keep refrigerated in a sealed container for a couple days.

Nutrition

Calories: 108kcal | Carbohydrates: 16g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 21mg | Sodium: 27mg | Potassium: 18mg | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Calcium: 8mg | Iron: 0.4mg