Champagne Brunch Cookies

Champagne Brunch Cookies

Pop the cork! These frosted champagne cookies are a sweet and sparkly way to put the bubbly in your brunch.

YIELDS

2 dozen cookies

INGREDIENTS

Cookies

  • 2/3 cup (1 1/3 sticks) butter or margarine, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup dry champagne or white sparkling grape juice
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 cup Domino® Granulated Sugar
  • 3/4 cup coconut, shredded
  • 1/2 cup orange zest

Frosting

  • 2 cups Domino® Confectioners Sugar
  • 1/2 cup orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, melted

INSTRUCTIONS

Cookies

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease cookie sheets.

Mix butter, eggs, and champagne in large bowl, beating at low speed for 3 minutes. Add flour, baking powder, baking soda and sugar, beating until well mixed. Stir in coconut and orange zest. Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 2 inches apart onto prepared cookie sheet.

Bake 8 to 10 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely before frosting.

Frosting

Mix together sugar, orange juice and melted butter or margarine in small bowl; beat until desired spreading consistency.

 

Featured by Suzanne Boerbon of Inver Grove Hts., Minnesota.