Eggnog Cookies

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Prep time15 minutes
Recipe CategoryCookie Recipes
Holiday CategoryChristmas


Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.


1 1⁄4 cups white sugar
3⁄4 cup butter, softened
1⁄2 cup eggnog
1 tsp vanilla extract
2 egg yolks
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 1⁄4 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp baking powder
1⁄2 tsp ground cinnamon


  1. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg.
  2. Cream sugar and butter until light. Add eggnog, vanilla, and egg yolks; beat at medium speed with mixer until smooth. Add flour mixture and beat at low speed until just combined. Do not overmix.
  3. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet 1 inch apart. Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg. Bake 20 to 23 minutes until bottoms turn light brown.