These Eggnog Chocolate Chip Butter Cookies are sure to be the hit of your Christmas cookie plate!
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I don’t know about you, but Christmas at my house means eggnog. I drink it, put it in trifles, cookies, and boozy eggnog fluff. It’s the best! For this year’s cookie plate I decided to marry my favorite holiday flavor with my all-time favorite cookie, chocolate chip, for a holiday dessert that’s sure to be a hit.
Fair warning about these cookies, they’ll disappear just about as fast as you can make them. I had my boys give them a taste test, and then they proclaimed these cookies are even better than regular chocolate chip cookies. I called sacrilege, but they know their cookies so I let it slide. While there’s no actual eggnog in these cookies, they are full of the nutmeg and spiced rum flavors that invoke all those eggnog tastes we love. Besides, they go great with a big glass of eggnog on the side.
One of my favorite things about this cookie is that you can make the dough ahead of time and store it for later. You can even freeze the dough! Then when you’re ready, thaw the dough (if it’s frozen), cut slices, and bake! You can give the dough or cookies as a gift to co-workers, friends, family, or take it along with a hot cocoa kit to a white elephant exchange. It’ll be the gift everyone wants!
Julie Kotzbach blogs over at Bread Booze Bacon. You’ll love that she’s a total food nerd who’s obsessed with carbs, Guinness, bourbon, whiskey, and cheese and she’s a sucker for unique jello shots. While you’re at it, check out her Christmas Crinkle Cool Whip Cookies…Mmm Mmm Mmmm!!!
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