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Eggnog Cookies
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5 from 46 votes

Eggnog Cookies

The Eggnog Cookies are the absolute best recipe. They're soft, chewy and full of cinnamon flavor.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Course: cookies
Cuisine: American
Servings: 36
Calories: 96kcal
Author: Jill


  • 2 1/2 cup flour
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp ground nutmeg
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 ground ground cloves
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter softened
  • 1/4 cup eggnog
  • 1 tsp vanilla
  • 1 large egg large
  • 4 Tbsp sugar (for rolling)


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Line cookies sheets with parchment paper.
  • Combine the flour, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves, 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 beating at medium speed until smooth.
  • Gradually add the dry ingredients to the wet ingredients. Beat at low speed just until blended.
  • Create 2 tablespoon sized balls of cookie dough. Gently roll into a ball, then roll each ball in the additional sugar to coat. Place the balls on the prepared baking sheet.
  • Leave 1 inch between each cookie.
  • Sprinkle lightly with additional nutmeg.
  • Bake at 350 degrees for about 10 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.


Serving: 37g | Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 23mg | Sodium: 36mg | Potassium: 28mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 140IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg