Caramel Egg Nog Cookies - Handmade in the Heartland

Caramel Egg Nog Cookies

These caramel egg nog cookies are moist and cake-like, easy to make and perfect for holiday baking this Christmas season. This post is sponsored by AE Dairy  
great recipe for caramel egg nog cookies
I just love this time of year. I love baking, I love giving, I love egg nog and Christmas spices. I love it all! These caramel egg nog cookies are going to be a great addition to the plate of goodies you'll be delivering to friends and neighbors this year. 

Caramel egg nog cookies recipe
You all know I'm a loyal fan and ambassador for AE Dairy and these cookies are made with the brand new Egg Nog Lowfat Yogurt. I mean I really just want to sit and eat the yogurt with granola for breakfast every morning this season, which you should all do, however it is a great ingredient to bake with as well. 
Great recipe for caramel egg nog cookies
You're gonna love these cookies for holiday baking because they are EASY. This batter is sticky and wet and there is no rolling involved, just drop out the dough onto your Silpat & perforated baking sheet after mixing up the dough.  I'm a huge fan of my Silpat, click HERE to find out why. 
a great Christmas cookie recipe for holiday baking
And even though this is a "frosted" cookie it's the easiest thing you'll make all baking season.  You can make it more complicated my making homemade caramel sauce, which is amazing, however when I need to cut some time I use store bought caramel sauce and it's great! Just scoop a spoonful of caramel sauce onto the cookie and spread it around with the back of your spoon. Top with sprinkles and you're done. 
easy caramel egg nog cookies
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caramel egg nog cookie recipe
Over the last few years I've come to adore Egg Nog! I've made Egg Nog Cheesecake with Ginger Snap Crust and Egg Nog Cinnamon Bread and every recipe is delicious thanks to the amazing Egg Nog products that AE Dairy makes! Christmas in your mouth, I promise!
caramel egg nog cookies for holiday baking!
This delicious recipe for caramel egg nog cookies will be the hit of your holiday baking party!
The addition of yogurt in this recipe makes these cookies moist and cake like.
Recipe for Caramel Egg Nog Cookies
These caramel egg nog cookies are moist and cake-like, easy to make and perfect for holiday baking this Christmas season.

Ingredients:
  • 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 cup butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 6oz. container AE Egg Nog Yogurt
  • Caramel Sauce
  • Sprinkles
Instructions:

  1. Preheat the oven to 350. In the bowl of a stand mixer cream the butter and sugar together. Add in the baking powder, salt, cinnamon, and egg. Mix until combined. Add the flour alternately with the Egg Nog Yogurt. Mix until all ingredients are combined and a sticky batter is formed.
  2. Scoop out with spoons or a mechanical scoop 1-2" balls of batter. Drop them onto a Silpat lined baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 minutes, the middle should not be wiggly.
  3. Let cool for 10 or so minutes and top with a spoonful of caramel sauce and sprinkles. Enjoy!
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Delicious Egg Nog Christmas Cookies
These cookies are sure to be a unique and new addition to your holiday baking this year! I'd love to hear what you're planning on whipping up and who you'll be giving them to! Share it with me in the comments or tag me on Instagram (@handmadeintheheartland) or facebook!
This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of AE Dairy. The opinions and text are all mine.

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