Eggnog Sandwich Cookies
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Nothing says Christmas like eggnog! Unless it is two tastes-just-like-eggnog cookies sandwiched with creamy filling for twice the flavor.
Recipe type: Cookies
Cuisine: American
Serves: 72 cookies
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1¼ cups sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • ½ cup sour cream
  • 2½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1Tablespoon sugar
  • ½ teaspoon grated nutmeg
  • ¼ teaspoon ground ginger
  • ½ cup (1 stick) butter, softened
  • ¼ cup shortening
  • 2½ cups powdered sugar
  • 1-2 tablespoons milk
  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets OR line with parchment paper.
  2. Beat butter and granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg yolk; beat until blended. Add sour cream; beat until well blended. Combine flour and salt in small bowl; gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, beating until well blended.
  3. Refrigerate dough for at least one hour. Shape teaspoonfuls of dough into balls. Dough will still be somewhat sticky. With a second spoon push from measuring spoon onto prepared cookie sheets. Flatten slightly, using bottom of drinking glass dusted with flour.
  4. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, nutmeg and ginger in ramekin or small bowl; sprinkle over cookies.
  5. Bake 12 minutes or until edges are golden. Cool on cookie sheets 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
  1. Beat ½ cup butter and shortening in medium bowl until well blended. Add powdered sugar and brandy; beat until well blended. Spread or pipe filling on flat side of half of cookies. Top with remaining cookies, flat side down.
These cookies are delicious even without the filling. Nutritional value for each cookie without filling is 7 grams carb, 1 gram protein and 50 calories. Nutritional value for sandwich of filling between two cookies is given above.

Nutritional values are estimates and may vary.
Nutrition Information
Serving size: 1 sandwich cookie Calories: 146, Carbohydrates: 18 grams, Protein: 1 gram,
Recipe by A Pinch of Joy at