Eggnog Cookies Recipe

Eggnog Cookies Recipe

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How To Make Eggnog Cookies

These eggnog cookies are soft and buttery treats topped with an eggnog-infused buttercream frosting. It’s your beloved holiday drink in a bite-sized form.

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 15 minutes
Total: 30 minutes



For Cookies:

  • ¾cupunsalted butter,softened
  • 1cupsugar,granulated
  • ½cuplight brown sugar
  • 2eggs
  • cupeggnog
  • tspvanilla extract
  • ½tspsalt
  • ½tspBaking Soda
  • ½tspnutmeg
  • 3cupsall purpose flour
  • ½cupholiday sprinkles

For Frosting:

  • ½cupunsalted butter,softened
  • ¼cupeggnog
  • tspsalt
  • 3cupspowdered sugar


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line two baking sheets with non stick baking mats or parchment paper.

  2. Place the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar in the bowl of a mixer. Beat for 2 to 3 minutes or until light and fluffy.

  3. Add the eggs, eggnog, and vanilla extract to the bowl. Beat for 1 to 2 minutes or until well combined.

  4. Add the salt, baking soda, nutmeg, and flour to the bowl. Mix on low speed until just blended.

  5. Spoon tablespoon-sized dollops of the dough 2 inches apart on the prepared pans. Repeat this process as needed.

  6. Bake the cookies, one pan at a time, for 10 to 13 minutes or until golden brown around the edges. Repeat with the remaining pan of cookies.

  7. Let the cookies cool on the pan for 5 minutes, then transfer to a rack until completely cool.

  8. For the frosting, place the butter in the bowl of a mixer and beat until light and fluffy. Add the eggnog and beat until smooth.

  9. Add the powdered sugar and salt, then beat on low speed until frosting is smooth and fluffy. You can add more eggnog, one teaspoon at a time, to reach your desired consistency if needed.

  10. Spread a layer of frosting onto each cookie, then top with sprinkles and serve.


  • Calories: 183.00kcal
  • Fat: 7.00g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.32g
  • Trans Fat: 0.26g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 1.84g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.34g
  • Carbohydrates: 28.81g
  • Fiber: 0.29g
  • Sugar: 20.64g
  • Protein: 1.74g
  • Cholesterol: 29.65mg
  • Sodium: 66.68mg
  • Calcium: 15.16mg
  • Potassium: 30.43mg
  • Iron: 0.57mg
  • Vitamin A: 61.55µg
  • Vitamin C: 0.10mg
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