Holiday Chip Eggnog cookies

The Christmas traditions have begun!!

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The LTSL family has;

  • Attended the Santa Clause parade, to make sure the big guy gets to town safe and sound.
  • Attended the official tree light up
  • We’ve gone skating and purchased our favourite hot chocolate to date from Little Nicky’s ( shout out to small cafés doing their thaannng – – I don’t know who I think I am saying shout out and thang… but let’s just go with it)
  • Our Christmas tree is up and sparkling.
  • We’ve made our shopping lists .. .and some of us are all done :D ohhh yes, 1 list – 1 day – slam, bham, thank you Madame with a toasted marshmallow on topSide note: have you guys tried that new S’Mores hot chocolate from Second Cup – holy yum!! Love it! – I must find a way to recreate it!!
  • We had our first snow fall …  complete with rushing in to “special” hot chocolates. Yes it was Saturday. No, no one was going to work/ school the next day – 1 word: baileys.
  • Our stockings are hung
  • The oven is fixated at 350 and there are mass amounts of cookies, breads and pies funneling out.
  • Mama LTSL and I have flour bags under our eyes from late nights in the kitchen, baking and singing carols to make sure no one else in the house falls asleep.

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It sounds and smells like Christmas around here. I’ve also began giving Santa a run for his money – I bet my little round belly now resembles a bowl full of jelly … I blame the excess of cookies, but then what are new year’s resolutions for :D

And to add a little jingle to your bells, I’ve got cooookies. Yes, I know this is the second cookie recipe in a row – but like I said the big guy’s got to be well fed!!

Holiday chips – check

Soft and chewy – check and check

Eggnog – check, check, check.

Holiday Chip Eggnog cookies

2 1/2 Cups Flour

1 Tsp Baking Soda

1/4 Tsp Baking Powder

1/4 Tsp Cream of Tartar

1/2 Tsp Sea Salt

1/2 Cup Butter ~ at room temperature

1/2 Cup Granulated Sugar

1/2 Cup Brown Sugar

1/2 Cup Eggnog

1 Large Egg

1 Tsp Vanilla Extract

1 Tsp Cinnamon

1 Cup Holiday Chips

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350 oc.

In a large bowl, sift together flour, baking soda, baking powder, cream of tartar, salt and cinnamon.

In a separate bowl cream together the butter and sugars. Add the eggnog. And then the vanilla, followed by the egg.

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Add your dry mixture, to the wet and mix well.

Last, add a little holiday cheer by adding your chips.

Form into mini cookie mountains and bake for 10 minutes.

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I’m considering making a public announcement to have Christmas and cookies become officially synonymous.   It’s a thing. It’s happening.

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