Diabetic Dessert of the Week – Eggnog Sandwich Cookies

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This week’s Diabetic Dessert of the Week is – Eggnog Sandwich Cookies. Tis the Season for some Eggnog Sandwich Cookies! To make these Cookies some of the ingredients you’ll be needing are Granulated Sugar, Egg Yolk, Sour Cream, Salt, Spices, Butter, Powdered Sugar and more! The recipe is from the Diabetes Self Management website where you can find a huge selection of Diabetic Friendly Recipes, Diabetes News, Diabetes Management Tips, and more! You can also subscribe to the Diabetes Self Management Magazine. Each issue is packed with Diabetes News and Diabetic Friendly Recipes. I’ve left a link to subscribe at the end of the post. Enjoy and Eat Healthy in 2020! https://www.diabetesselfmanagement.com/

Eggnog Sandwich Cookies

Nothing says Christmas quite like eggnog! Get in the holiday spirit with these festive eggnog-themed cookies.

Ingredients

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, softened
1 1/4 cups plus 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, divided
1 egg yolk
1/2 cup sour cream
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon grated nutmeg
1/4 teaspoon ground ginger
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/4 cup shortening
2 1/2 cups powdered sugar
2 tablespoons brandy or milk

Directions
Yield: about 6 dozen sandwich cookies
Serving size: 1 cookie

1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease cookie sheets.

2. Beat 1 cup butter and 1 1/4 cups granulated sugar in large bowl with electric mixer at medium speed until light and fluffy. Add egg yolk; beat until blended. Add sour cream; beat until well blended. Combine flour and salt in small bowl; gradually add flour mixture to butter mixture, beating until well blended.

3. Shape teaspoonfuls of dough into balls. Place on prepared cookie sheets; flatten slightly. Combine remaining 1 tablespoon granulated sugar, nutmeg and ginger in small bowl; sprinkle over cookies.

4. Bake 12 minutes or until edges are golden. Cool on cookie sheets 5 minutes. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

5. Beat 1/2 cup butter and shortening in medium bowl until well blended. Add powdered sugar and brandy; beat until well blended. Spread or pipe filling on flat side of half of cookies. Top with remaining cookies, flat side down.

Nutrition Information:
Calories: 92 calories, Carbohydrates: 11 g, Protein: 1 g, Fat: 5 g, Saturated Fat: 3 g, Cholesterol: 14 mg, Sodium: 10 mg
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