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Eggnog Cookies

Eggnog Cookies perfect for Santa! Soft & chewy sugar cookies topped with a creamy frosting all with the delicious flavor of eggnog! Lovely cookie recipe for Eggnog lovers. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Cookie, Cookies, Dessert, treats
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Eggnog Cookies
Servings: 36 Cookies
Calories: 134kcal


Ingredients for Eggnog Cookies

  • 1/2 cup butter, unsalted, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1/2 cup Eggnog
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon

Ingredients for Eggnog Frosting

  • 1/4 cup butter, unsalted, softened
  • 3 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/3 cup Eggnog
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla


  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer cream together the butter, sugar and brown sugar. Add in the egg, vanilla and eggnog. Continue to mix until well combined and a soft, creamy mixture is formed.
  • In a separate mixing bowl whisk together the flour, baking soda, salt, cinnamon and nutmeg until well combined.
  • Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and mix until a soft dough forms.
  • Using a cookie scoop or spoon, drop the cookies onto the baking sheet. With the back of a drinking cup, press the cookies until they are 1/4 inch thick. If the cup sticks to the cookies, grease with a little oil or butter.
  • Bake the cookies for 8-10 minutes, until golden brown around the edges. Place on a cooling rack to cool.

Instructions for Eggnog Frosting

  • In a mixing bowl with an electric mixer combine the butter, powdered sugar, Eggnog and vanilla. Mix until soft frosting has formed. Frost the cooled cookies.
  • Mix the nutmeg and cinnamon, sprinkle over the top of the frosted cookies.


Calories: 134kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 18mg | Sodium: 103mg | Potassium: 25mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 16g | Vitamin A: 137IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg