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These eggnog cookies are so good! I've heard it said that you either hate eggnog or you love it. Which side are you on?
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5 from 2 votes

Eggnog Cookies

These eggnog cookies are so delicious, it's a shame they are only popular around the holidays! I want to make them all year long!
Servings: 36
Calories: 96kcal



  • 2 ¼ C flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 ¼ C sugar
  • ¾ C salted butter softened
  • ½ C eggnog
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 egg yolks large



  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookies sheets with parchment paper.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg together in a small bowl.
  • Using an electric mixer cream the sugar and butter together in a large bowl. Add the eggnog, vanilla, and egg yolks beating at medium speed until smooth.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Beat at low speed just until blended.
  • Measure the dough out into 36 cookies (about 2 tablespoons of dough each) and place them onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  • Leave 1 inch between each cookie.
  • Sprinkle lightly with additional nutmeg.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for 23-25 minutes. (Or until bottoms turn light brown.)
  • Allow the cookies to cool slightly before transferring to a wire rack.
  • Leave the cookies on a wire rack to cool completely.


Makes 3 dozen cookies.


Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 36mg | Potassium: 30mg | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 15mg | Iron: 0.4mg