Eggnog Snickerdoodles

Eggnog Snickerdoodles

Are you guys cookie’d out yet? Because I definitely am not :)! I’ve been sharing cookie recipes like crazy and still have another cookie recipe to share next week too, Lemon Snowball Cookies, they are amazing! As are these perfectly flavored eggnog snickerdoodles. That’s right you guys, all the flavors of eggnog combined with all the best things about snickerdoodles and BAM! You get these! And they are dangerously delicious!

Crazy enough, these cookies actually contain no eggnog. I felt if I added it it we’d end with more of a cakey snickerdoodle and with these I wanted something more soft and chewy because to me that’s the way a true snickerdoodle should be (plus that must have, lightly crisp outer layer from the sugar coating that slightly melts while baking. I just love biting through that!). They get their eggnog flavor from a fair amount of nutmeg and also from the rum extract. Rum extract can be found near the vanilla extract in most grocery stores. It’s a must in these cookies so be sure not to skip out on it. Plus if you buy it an need more uses for it you can try any of these recipes here.

Ingredients

  • 2 3/4 cups (398g) all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp cream of tartar
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 3/4 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup (4 oz) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup (3.3 oz) all-vegetable shortening
  • 1 cup (210g) granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup (110g) packed light brown sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/2 tsp rum extract
  • 1/4 cup (56g) granulated sugar
  • 3/4 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon
Read the whole recipe on Cooking Classy