Grandma's Rum Eggnog Cookie Recipe
1 cup brown sugar
1 stick butter (1/2 cup)
3 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1 teaspoon baking soda
3/4 cup eggnog
1/2 teaspoon nutmeg and cinnamon each
1 teaspoon vanilla
3 tablespoons dark rum or rum flavoring
1 cup chocolate chips or raisins if you prefer
Optional: 1/2 cup chopped nuts of any kind
1/4 teaspoon salt
In a large mixing bowl cream the sugar and butter together. Add the egg, vanilla, baking powder, baking soda, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg and rum. Stir in the flour then fold in the chocolate chips and nuts if using.
Roll dough in small balls. Place on parchment lined cookie sheets. Bake at 375 degrees until light brown around 12 to 15 minutes depending how big you shape them. Cool completely, drizzle with frosting.
2 cups powdered sugar
1/4 teaspoon cinnamon
pinch of nutmeg
1/2 teaspoon rum or rum flavoring (optional)
2 or 3 tablespoons of heavy cream or eggnog or more to reach desired consistency.
Blend until smooth drizzle over cooled cookies.
+claudia lamascolo Author