Side of the Cup Eggnog Cookies


Side of The Cup Eggnog Cookies

Make 60 "Side of the Cup" Eggnog Cookies


Things you'll need

  • 3 3/4 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, room temperature
  • 1/2 cup eggnog, room temperature
  • 1/4 teaspoon rum extract
  • Royal icing: white, red, orange, and black
  • Small snowman cookie cutter
  • Small snowflake cookie cutter
  • Small gingerbread house cookie cutter
  • Piping bags
  • Pining tip: #1 round

Let's get started!

  1. In a medium bow, whisk together the flour, baking soda, nutmeg, cinnamon and salt.
  2. In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy, about 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the egg and rum extract to the butter mixture, mix to combine.
  4. Add half of the flour mixture, mix until combined.
  5. Add all of the eggnog, mix until combined.
  6. Add the other half of the flour mixture and mix until combined.
  7. Roll out dough on a lightly floured surface to be 1/8" thick, then put into the freezer for 30 minutes. 
  8. Preheat oven to 350F and line 2 baking sheets with parchment paper.
  9. Using the small cookie cutters, cut out cookies and place on the parchment lined baking sheet. Use a sharp cutting knife, but out a small notch at the bottom of the cookie for sitting on the edge of the mug.
  10. Bake for 8-10 minutes, until edges are golden brown. Cool completely. 

Time to Decorate!

  1. Using the white royal icing, decorate the tiny gingerbread house, snowflake and the base of the snowman.
  2. Using the black, red and orange royal icing, decorate the snowman with eyes, mouth, buttons and a carrot nose.
  3. Let the cookies harden completely at room temperature for 1 hour.




Written By Rosanna Pansino

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