Eggnog Cut-Out Cookies

Each assemblage my mom and I would expend a object day making Yule cut-out cookies. It was one of the more things I looked forward to during the spend weaken. This year I decided to control it up a bit, with these Eggnog Cut-Out Cookies frosted with a delicious eggnog candy and of layer, SPRINKLES!

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Ingredients

CUT-OUT COOKIES:

  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 16 Tablespoons unsalted butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar, packed
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 cup eggnog

EGGNOG GLAZE:

  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons vanilla extract (I used CLEAR Vanilla Extract- this makes the glaze white and not brownish
  • white if I used regular vanilla extract.)
  • 3 Tablespoons eggnog

Directions

MAKE THE COOKIE DOUGH:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt together.
  2. Using an electric or stand mixer fitted with paddle, beat butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar on medium-high speed until fluffy, about 2 minutes.
  3. Add egg and beat until combined.
  4. Reduce speed to low, add flour mixture, and mix until combined.
  5. Add eggnog and mix until combined. DO NOT OVERMIX!
  6. Divide dough into 4 pieces, wrap in plastic wrap, and refrigerate for at least 1 hour.

MAKE, BAKE, & DECORATE:

  1. Preheat oven to 375F degrees. Line two large baking sheets with parchment paper or silicone baking mats. Set aside.
  2. In a medium sized bowl, whisk together powdered sugar, vanilla extract, and eggnog until smooth. Set aside.
  3. Roll out dough to about 1/8 inch thick.
  4. Using a cookie cutter, cut dough into shapes.
  5. Place cookie shapes onto prepared baking pan. Bake for 8-10 minutes. Let cookies cool on baking sheet for 10 minutes, then transfer to wire rack. Let cookies cool completely before icing and decorating.
  6. Once cookies are cooled, dip cookies into glaze and sprinkle with colored sprinkles.
  7. Place cookies on baking sheet to set for at least 30 minutes before serving. To speed up the setting time, I placed my cookies in the fridge for about 10-15 minutes.