Eggnog Cookies with White Chocolate Topping


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I am seriously on an eggnog kick! Can you blame me? There’s one month out of the entire year where the shelves are stocked with eggnog, I’m obsessed, I can’t stop drinking it and using it in my baking! Its just soo good! I drink an Eggnog Cocktail when I’m watching a movie, doing crafts, wrapping presents, making dinner, eating dessert, reading a book, playing with my son…you get the idea, I’m drinking eggnog like its water, like I need it to survive. ha! Seriously though, if you can’t tell, I’m obsessed, I just LOVE IT!!

Which brings me to these delicious eggnog cookies, (which totally happened on accident) but boy am I so glad they did! I was originally going to make some gingerbread cookies, but realized I didn’t have ginger…derr. So I thought for a few minutes, and I was drinking eggnog Smile with tongue out, a light bulb came on, and boom! The lightest, fluffiest, yummiest, eggnog cookies ever! My parents came over that night, and I’m pretty sure my dad ate half of them, saying every time, “I hope you wrote down this recipe, these are so good and so light!” I guess I know what’s going in his stocking!

Do yourself something sweet and go make these cookies. They are perfect for this time of year, 1) because they’re made with eggnog, 2) while everything this time of year can be heavy, these cookies are so light and fluffy and not overly sweet AT ALL! They’re great…we love them over here, and may or may not have eaten about six each last night…totally did. (While dunking in a glass of eggnog! ha!) So go make these, I hope you enjoy them as much as did!’

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Eggnog Cookies with White Chocolate Topping

Ingredients:

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tsp. ground cloves
  • 1 tsp. cinnamon
  • 1 tsp. nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 tsp. baking soda
  • 3/4 cup (1 1/2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup brown sugar, loosely packed
  • 1/2 cup eggnog
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 1 cup white chocolate chips

Directions:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Mix flour, ground cloves, cinnamon, nutmeg, salt, and baking soda in  a large bowl.
  3. Beat butter and brown sugar in a large bowl with an electric mixer until light and fluffy.
  4. Add the eggnog, egg, and vanilla. Beat Well.
  5. Slowly add the flour mixture on low speed until evenly combined.
  6. Taking about a tablespoon at a time, roll the dough into balls. Place on a cookie sheet, and make a thumb print.
  7. Lightly push in about 5 or 6 white chocolate chips.
  8. Cook at 350 for 8-10 minutes.
  9. Allow to cool for two minutes then move to a cooling rack.

Enjoy with a delicious Eggnog Cocktail!!

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