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White Chocolate Eggnog Cocktail

I know we haven’t even gotten past Thanksgiving yet, but I had some eggnog in the fridge that was staring at me right in the face the other day, begging to be doctored up.

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Cinnamon Bun Bite Eggnog Martini

‘Tis the season of giving and spreading of good cheer. Time to sit by a warm and inviting fireplace and simply gaze into the brilliantly colored flames, gather around the table to enjoy a great meal, or simply hang out on the couch and get your fill of holiday movies with your friends and loved ones.

To help make these moments just a little more special for you, I’ve taken it upon myself to continue my infused vodka experimenting.

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Eggnog Snowflake Linzer Cookies

Today I’m going to share with you my interpretation of a very popular Austrian Christmas cookie.

Because as you can see from the title of this post I’ve made a *few* dreamy alterations to the traditional recipe and added my own holiday spin if you will.

You could think of Linzer cookies as baby Linzertortes which are traditionally made using ground almonds and filled with black currant or seedless raspberry preserves. The only major distinction between the two, other than the obvious size, is that instead of a lattice crust which adorns the Linzertortes, the tops of Linzer cookies have a small round cutout in the center to make the preserves visible, better known as Linzer “eyes”.

So for my Linzer Cookie version I opted to swap out the almonds for pecans, and replace the traditional preserve filling with an eggnog glaze, oh and the “eyes” on my linzer cookies are in the shape of a snowflake. Very à propos, no?

Snowflake Eggnog Linzer Cookies

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