How to make chef David Rose’s cinnamon eggnog heath crunch cookies

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Celebrity chef David Rose joined "Good Morning America" with a must-try recipe for "GMA"'s 12 Days of Christmas cookies.

The Food Network personality's cookie recipe features eggnog, giving it the perfect flavor to represent "eight maids-a-milking” from "The 12 Days of Christmas" classic Christmas carol.

Rose's cinnamon eggnog heath crunch cookies are a perfect addition to any holiday table.

Cinnamon eggnog heath crunch cookies

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Yield: About 45 cookies

Cookie ingredients:

2 1/4 cups all purpose flour

1 t baking powder

1 1/2 t ground cinnamon

1/4 t kosher salt

1 1/4cups granulated white sugar

6 oz salted butter, at room temperature

1/2 cup eggnog

1 t molasses

3 oz coarsely chopped Heath candy bar

2 large egg yolks

**Garnish/optional colorful sprinkles

Eggnog glaze ingredients:

2 cups confectioners sugar

1/2 t cinnamon

6 T eggnog

1 T water

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Cookie directions:

1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

2. In a small bowl, sift and whisk all dry ingredients together.

3. In a large separate e bowl, use an electric mixer to combine and cream the sugar, molasses and butter together.

4. Slowly add the eggnog and egg yolks to the butter/sugar mixture, then slowly add the dry ingredients; beat at low speed just until blended and smooth.

5. Fold chopped Heath candy into cookie batter with a spatula. Drop about a tablespoon each per cookie, onto an ungreased baking sheet; about 1 inch apart.

6. Bake for 15 minutes or until cookie bottoms turn light brown. Transfer to wire racks to cool.

7. Once cooled *optional* glaze with eggnog glaze, and garnish with colorful sprinkles.

PHOTO: Chef David Rose’s cinnamon eggnog heath crunch cookies. (David Rose)
PHOTO: Chef David Rose’s cinnamon eggnog heath crunch cookies. (David Rose)

Eggnog glaze directions:

1. Sift confectioners sugar and cinnamon together.

2. Gradually whisk in eggnog and water until smooth glaze consistency.

3. Use to glaze top of cookies; *optional* then garnish with colored sprinkles.

Recipe reprinted with permission from chef David Rose.

How to make chef David Rose’s cinnamon eggnog heath crunch cookies originally appeared on goodmorningamerica.com