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These Chocolate Eggnog Sandwich Cookies Will Surely Get You in the Holiday Spirit

Three chocolate eggnog sandwhich cookies stacked on a plate, a glass of eggnog in the background
Prep Time
25 min
Cook Time
10 min
Yields
15 cookies

I can’t help but get excited when I start to see the store aisles fully stocked with sweet eggnog, as it signals the most magical time of year! And what better way to get in the holiday spirit than whipping up a batch of these Baking Therapy chocolate eggnog sandwich cookies? They’re chocolatey, soft and filled with a creamy eggnog frosting. Put on your favourite holiday playlist and get baking.

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ingredients

Chocolate Cookies

1 ½
cups all-purpose flour
½
cup cocoa powder
¼
tsp baking powder
1
tsp baking soda
¼
tsp salt
1 ½
sticks butter, room temperature
1 ½
cups dark brown sugar
1
large egg
1
large egg yolk

Eggnog Filling

1 ½
sticks butter, room temperature
2
cups icing sugar
3
Tbsp eggnog
¼
tsp ground nutmeg
1
tsp vanilla extract
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directions

Ingredients for chocolate eggnog sandwich cookies on kitchen counter
Step 1

Preheat oven to 375°F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. In a medium bowl, sift together the flour, cocoa powder, baking powder, baking soda and salt. Set aside.

Step 2

In the bowl of a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, cream together the butter and brown sugar for about 1 minute. Add the egg and egg yolk, one at a time, and beat together until light and fluffy, about 2 minutes. Scrape down the sides of the bowl.

Step 3

Add the dry ingredients and mix until just combined, scrape down the bowl again and mix for another 10 seconds. Using a 1-inch cookie scoop, scoop balls on the lined cookie sheet. Round out the cookie balls by rolling them between the palms of your hands. Place in the freezer for 15 minutes to chill.

Chocolate eggnog sandwich cookie dough rolled into balls on baking sheet
Step 4

Place the cookies 2 inches apart and bake for 10 minutes until the cookies have spread and tops begin to crack. Let cool on sheet for 3 minutes before transferring to a wire rack to cool completely.

Chocolate cookies cooling on baking tray
Step 5

While the cookies are cooling, whip up the frosting: in the bowl of a stand mixer with the whisk attachment, whisk the butter until airy, about 2 minutes. On low speed, gradually add the icing sugar. Add the eggnog, nutmeg and vanilla extract and whisk on high for 1 minute until light and fluffy.

Step 6

Transfer filling to a piping bag with a star or round tip. Pipe the filling on the bottoms of half the cookies, place another cookie on top to create sandwiches.

Glass of milk next to a pile of chocolate eggnog sandwich cookies on wire cooling rack

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