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Pacencia/ Eggnog Cookies

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Pacencia Eggnog Cookies
Pacencia Eggnog Cookies
These Pacencia eggnog cookies are a classic favorite cookies made of egg whites. They are also known as Eggnog Cookies because off the eggnog glaze on top. Bake it today and try.. 

Pacencia/ Eggnog Cookies

INGREDIENTS:

1/4 cup all purpose flour
2 egg whites
1/8 teaspoon baking powder
1/2 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract

INSTRUCTIONS:

  1. Preheat the oven to 275° F or 135°C
  2. Prepare cookie sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. Sift all purpose flour and baking powder and set aside.
  4. In a mixing bowl, start beating the egg whites until it starts to foam. Continue beating until stiff and a hard peak forms at the tip of the paddle mixer. In between beating the foamy egg whites, add sugar little by little and continue beating until meringue is glossy with stiff peaks.
  5. Fold in all purpose flour then add the vanilla extract.
  6. Use a piping bag but don’t put any icing nozzle. Scoop the frosting mixture into the bag. If you dont have any piping bag, to use wax paper shaped into a cone or a ziploc bag with the tip snipped.
  7. Pipe the batter like a flat coin sized rounds about 1 1/2″ in diameter on the parchment-paper-lined cookie sheets.
  8. Make sure to put space between cookies one inch apart.
  9. Bake until lightly about 12 to 15 minutes.
  10. Leave to cool in the baking pans

 

Baking Tips:
You can also put eggnog glaze on top of the cookies.

For the Glaze: 
1 ¼ cups powdered sugar
3 Tablespoons eggnog/or milk
**Make the glaze by whisking together powdered sugar and eggnog until smooth.

Instructions:
You can pipe the glaze on top of the cookies using a small tip and fill each top of cookies thinly with glaze. Place it back in the oven, using very low heat until set and dry (but make sure not to toast the glaze). It is not really necessary to put a glaze. The original eggnog cookies are simply round small cookies. 

 

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