Holiday Eggnog Snickerdoodles Recipe
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Holiday Eggnog Snickerdoodles Recipe

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Eggnog flavor is infused into the cookie and the glaze with this yummy recipe, perfect for the Christmas season.—Bonnie Massimino, Brookeville, Maryland
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1-1/2 hours Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES:92 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 1-1/2 hours Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
MAKES: 92 servings

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 2 cups plus 1/3 cup sugar, divided
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon rum extract
  • 1/2 cup evaporated milk
  • 1/2 cup refrigerated French vanilla nondairy creamer
  • 5-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ICING:
  • 1 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 5 to 6 teaspoons refrigerated French vanilla nondairy creamer

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter, shortening and 2 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg and extract. In a small bowl, mix milk and creamer. In another bowl, whisk flour, salt and baking soda; gradually add to creamed mixture alternately with milk mixture, beating well after each addition.
  2. In a small bowl, mix nutmeg and remaining sugar. Shape dough into 1-in. balls; roll in nutmeg mixture. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten slightly with bottom of a glass.
  3. Bake 10-12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on pans 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool completely.
  4. For icing, in a small bowl, mix confectioners' sugar and enough creamer to reach desired consistency. Pipe snowflake designs on cookies as desired. Yield: 7-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Eggnog Snickerdoodles in Taste of Home December/January 2008, p21

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Reviewed Dec. 22, 2013

"Very good cookies - Honestly, I prefer regular snickerdoodles."

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Reviewed Dec. 5, 2013

"I loved these and got rave reviews from people. Most really liked the snowflake icing on top. :) Would definitely do these again."

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Reviewed Dec. 3, 2012

"Delicious! I did substitute prepared egg nog for the creamer and it turned out beautifully!"

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Reviewed Jan. 29, 2012

"My family loved this one at Christmas time and there wasn't any leftover"

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Reviewed Dec. 21, 2011

"I made these last year for Christmas with about a dozen other varieties, several people mentioned they really liked these the best. My husband also requested they be added to this years list again! Very good."

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