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The Best Eggnog Cookies – Soft and Chewy

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The Eggnog Cookies are the absolute best recipe. They’re soft, chewy and full of cinnamon flavor. Better yet, they’re simple to make. This eggnog cookie recipe will be a huge hit at your holiday parties or cookie exchanges!

If you love Eggnog (or even if you don’t) we have recipes for you. We made Eggnog Fudge and a White Russian Eggnog that are so good. And truth be told, people that aren’t usually big fans of the drink by itself, usually enjoy these desserts. There are so many fun ways to use Eggnog!

The Eggnog Cookies are the absolute best recipe. They're soft, chewy and full of cinnamon flavor.

The Best Eggnog Cookies

Yes, we are actually going to be using Eggnog in this recipe. You can use any brand you like (there are so many now!) but our favorite is Hood Golden Eggnog. “A blend of extra creamy milk, sugared yolks and spices.”

Can you Freeze Eggnog Cookies?

Yes, you can freeze these cookies. To do so, be sure to put them in an airtight container or freezer bag with layers of parchment paper in between (otherwise they’ll all be stuck together).

How to make Eggnog Cookies

Ingredients you will need:

  • Eggnog
  • Cinnamon
  • Nutmeg
  • Flour
  • Baking Powder
  • Sugar
  • Butter
  • Vanilla
  • Eggs

For this eggnog cookie recipe, first you’ll combine your dry ingredients. Then in a seperate bowl, cream the butter and sugar together. Once it’s mixed, you add eggnog, eggs and vanilla until its smooth and creamy. Slowly add your dry ingredients to the wet until it’s blended.

Bake these for roughly 25 minutes or until you see the outside starting to brown. Once they are out of the oven and have cooled a bit, it’s time to eat! Serve these up with a big glass of milk or a fresh cup of coffee.

The Eggnog Cookies are the absolute best recipe. They're soft, chewy and full of cinnamon flavor.

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The Eggnog Cookies are the absolute best recipe. They're soft, chewy and full of cinnamon flavor. Better yet, they're simple to make. These will be a huge hit at your holiday parties or cookie exchanges!
5 from 1 vote
Servings: 36

Eggnog Cookies

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
 
The Eggnog Cookies are the absolute best recipe. They're soft, chewy and full of cinnamon flavor.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/4 C flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 1/4 C sugar
  • 3/4 C salted butter softened
  • 1/2 C eggnog
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 2 egg yolks large

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookies sheets with parchment paper.

  2. Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg together in a small bowl.
  3. Using an electric mixer cream the sugar and butter together in a large bowl.
  4. Add the eggnog, vanilla, and egg yolks beating at medium speed until smooth.
  5. Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Beat at low speed just until blended.
  6. Using a small ice cream scoop measure the dough out and drop them by teaspoons onto the prepared cookie sheets.
  7. Leave 1 inch between each cookie.
  8. Sprinkle lightly with additional nutmeg.
  9. Bake at 350 degrees for 23-25 minutes. (Or until bottoms turn light brown.)
  10. Allow the cookies to cool slightly before transferring to a wire rack.
  11. Leave the cookies on a wire rack to cool completely.
Nutrition Facts
Eggnog Cookies
Amount Per Serving (37 g)
Calories 96 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 3g19%
Cholesterol 23mg8%
Sodium 36mg2%
Potassium 28mg1%
Carbohydrates 13g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 7g8%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 140IU3%
Vitamin C 1mg1%
Calcium 13mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

Eggnog Cookies are the absolute best holiday recipe. They're soft, chewy and full of cinnamon and nutmeg flavor. Yes, there's Eggnog inside!

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