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Eggnog Cookie Cups The Perfect Holiday Cookie

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Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

Oh boy, do I love the holiday baking. Especially Christmas cookies! I mean, who can say no to traditional Christmas cookies?

The spices, the aromas, the sweet burst of holiday enjoyment as it melts in your mouth! The best Christmas cookies are the kinds that are full of spice and sweetness that leaves you wanting more!

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

And that is exactly what these fun Eggnog Cookie Cups do! They are the epitome of holiday cookies that you just can’t leave alone!

A deliciously spiced eggnog cookie base filled with ultra smooth chocolate cream filling. And Obviously, it has to be topped with Reddi-wip®! What Holiday treat is complete without Reddi-wip?

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

Yes, these holiday cookies are just as good as they look. In fact even better!

Why stick to the boring way of drinking Eggnog? Especially when Eggnog makes such delicious baked treats!

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

This post originally published Dec 1, 2016, it has been updated for your convenience. 

Easy Eggnog Cookie Cups

After Thanksgiving, I continue to have pie on the brain. I mean, it’s PIE! And I am a bit disappointed because we didn’t get our Chocolate cream pie this year.

So while thinking of a fun new Christmas Cookie I can make this year, sitting here drinking my eggnog, thinking about a chocolate cream pie, it just hit me!

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas CookiesWhy not combine the two! A chocolate cream pie with eggnog!

The eggnog cookies would make the perfect “crust” to the chocolate cream pie filling!

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

So taking a page from the raspberry filled sugar cookie cups, I decided to make these Chocolate cream filled Eggnog cookie cups!

You can get everything you need for this recipe at your local Walmart. Visit the Fridge section to pick up your Eggnog and Reddi-wip.

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

Now let’s get baking!

Obviously, we have to make up the eggnog cookies first. Mix up the cookie dough. I love how this recipe actually uses Eggnog! Most Eggnog cookies only use spices to give the illusion that they taste like Eggnog. Which is all fine and good. But I want to cut some steps out.

So why not just use Eggnog itself! Plus, because we don’t use eggs, you can eat the cookie dough! Who doesn’t love that?

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

Using a small cookie scoop portion small eggnog cookies into a mini muffin tin.

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

Use the back end of the cookie scoop or a tart press to indent the dough into a cup shape.

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

Bake at 375 degrees for 8-10 minutes.

If they lost their shape during cooking, just use the cookie scoop again to reshape into a cup form. Allow the cookies to cool for a few minutes before removing from the mini muffin tin.

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

Then finish cooling on a wire rack.

While the cookies are cooling mix up the Chocolate cream filling.

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

Once the cookies and chocolate cream are both cooled, fill the eggnog cookie cups with the chocolate filling.

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

I like to use a Dessert Decorator to make it less messy and so the chocolate filling has a nice shape to it.

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

Top off with a dollop of Reddi-wip. Sprinkle with extra nutmeg or cinnamon and chocolate shavings if you want. Add a small broken cinnamon stick for fun!

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

You should get about 6 dozen mini cookie cups when all is said and done.

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

Yield: 6 dozen

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies
Prep Time 1 hour
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes

Ingredients

Cookies

  • 1 cup Butter
  • 2 Cups Sugar
  • 1 cup Eggnog
  • 5 1/2 cups sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 3/4 teaspoon Nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Chocolate filling

  • ⅔ cup sugar
  • ¼ cup corn starch
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 2 cups Eggnog
  • ½ Cup Semi-sweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tablespoon Butter
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions

Cookies

  1. Soften butter
  2. combine butter and sugar in mixing bowl and beat until light and fluffy
  3. Beat in Eggnog
  4. Combine Flour, baking soda, nutmeg, and cinnamon in a separate bowl
  5. Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix until a good cookie dough forms
  6. Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  7. Portion into small round cookies and place in a mini muffin tin
  8. Use back end of small cookie scoop to indent the cookie into a cup shape
  9. Bake 8-10 minutes or until set
  10. If needed, reshape the cookie into a cup shape
  11. Cool on a wire rack.
  12. Slowly combine flour mixture with the butter mixture.

Chocolate Filling

  1. In a medium sauce pan, sift sugar and salt.
  2. Add egg yolks and eggnog.
  3. Begin heating on low heat
  4. Add chocolate chips
  5. Stir and continue to cook on medium heat until pudding consistency.
  6. Allow to cool in fridge, stirring occasionally
  7. Spoon into cooled Eggnog Cookie Cups
  8. Top with Reddi-wip and your choice of toppings

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas CookiesThese make excellent cookies for a day of baking with the kids.

Get them involved with pressing the eggnog cookies into a cup shape! Or let them fill the eggnog cookie cups with the chocolate filling!

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

Or my kids favorite part, let them top the eggnog cookie cups with the Reddi-wip! They love that part!

And to complete the treat, pair it with a cold glass of, you guessed it, Eggnog with Reddi-wip topping!

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

These Eggnog Cookie cups also make an excellent Christmas Cookie for holiday parties or to gift to friends/family/neighbors!

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

Find even more great Eggnog and Reddi-wip recipes here! You can also search #ShareTheJoy on social media!

Eggnog Cookie Cups Easy Chocolate filled Christmas Cookies

You may also like these popular cookies to leave for Santa this year:

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