Eggnog Chai Sugar Cookies

Total Time
25 mins
10 mins

This was originally published in "Southern Living" magazine; I have made a few alterations. I have used both Betty Crocker and Krusteaz sugar cookie mixes, both are good just remember that baking temps/times may vary. These cookies are sweet, spicy, and make me think of the winter holidays.

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  1. Preheat oven to temperature specified on cookie mix package (usually 350-375F). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Remove tea leaves from teabag, discard tea bag.
  3. Mix together sugar cookie mix, tea leaves, melted butter, egg and 2 T. eggnog until well blended.
  4. Drop by half tablespoonfuls onto parchment-lined cookie sheets.
  5. Dip the bottom of a glass into cinnamon sugar and lightly press onto top of each cookie.
  6. Bake as instructed on package, cool completely on wire racks.
  7. Combine powdered sugar, nutmeg, and 3-4 T. eggnog to make icing.
  8. Frost each cookie.