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Whole Grain Eggnog Cookies {with Almondmilk Nog}


  • Author: Ashley
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: about 30 cookies 1x

Description

Make these Eggnog Cookies using Almondmilk Nog for a fun holiday cookie everyone will love!


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Ingredients

  • 2 cups whole wheat white flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light-brown sugar
  • 2 large egg yolks, room temperature
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/3 cup Almond Breeze Almondmilk Nog

FROSTING

  • 5 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 2 cups confectioners sugar
  • 3 tablespoons Almond Breeze Almondmilk Nog
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Nutmeg for sprinkling

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350ºF and line large baking sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. In small bowl combine flour, baking powder, ground nutmeg, cinnamon, and salt; set aside.
  3. In a large bowl using electric mixer on medium-high speed, beat together butter with sugars until light and fluffy – about 2 minutes. Scrape down the sides of the bowl then add egg yolks, vanilla and Almond Breeze Almondmilk Nog, mixing on low-medium speed until combined.
  4. Add flour mixture and continue mixing on low-medium speed until just combined. Dough should feel soft but not sticky. Scoop dough into 1 tablespoon and roll between palms of hands. Place evenly spaced on cookie sheet then flatten with back of measuring cup or palm. You can also drop them without rolling into a ball, you’ll just have a more raised cookie. 
  5. Bake cookies for 8-10 minutes. Allow cookies to rest on baking sheet for 1 minute before transferring to wire rack to cool completely.
  6. Meanwhile, make the Almond Nog frosting: In medium bowl using electric mixer, whip butter on medium-high speed until fluffy. On low speed slowly add powdered sugar, vanilla extract and Almond Breeze Almondmilk Nog; continue mixing on medium speed until frosting is smooth.
  7. Use spatula or knife to frost tops of cookies and top with more ground nutmeg if desired. Enjoy!

Notes

Recipe adapted from Mel’s Kitchen Cafe

  • Category: dessert
  • Method: oven
  • Cuisine: Holiday

Keywords: eggnog cookies, dairy free eggnog, baking with almond milk

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