Eggnog Cookies

Everyone loves these soft and tasty Eggnog Cookies with hints of cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla. These cookies are also topped with an eggnog glaze and are perfect for the holidays.

Eggnog Cookies on plate

Eggnog Meltaway Cookies

Who loves eggnog?! I do! It’s a holiday staple, and I love that you can use it for things other than just drinking. Yes. It’s true. You can even use it for baking!! How awesome is that?! I used it in today’s recipe for Eggnog cookies. The result was a soft and chewy cookie with hints of nutmeg, cinnamon, sugar and eggnog.

The Eggnog glaze on top was the perfect addition. It made them just sweet enough but not too rich and makes for another great holiday cookie recipe to try this year.

Horizon Organic Eggnog

How to Make Eggnog Cookies

If you’re a fan of eggnog, then you’ll definitely love these cookies. They only require a few simple ingredients and steps.

Begin by creaming together your butter and sugar until fluffy. Add in the eggs and vanilla and mix well. From there, add eggnog and mix until well combined.

In a separate bowl, combine flour, baking powder, nutmeg and cinnamon and mix. Add this mixture to the butter mixture and mix until well combined.

Use a cookie scoop to drop batter onto parchment lined baking sheets and bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes.

Let cool before drizzling on the glaze. Super easy and super tasty!

Christmas Jar Gifts

Christmas Cookie Gift

Well, if you guys know me at all you won’t be surprised to learn that I didn’t stop at just making cookies. I was asked by Horizon Organic to make a simple and fun gift idea this holiday season and decided to use these cookies and a Cookie Jar I found at my local Kroger Store for it.

Who would give a Cookie Jar for a gift without cookies, right?! I made this batch and then filled the jar with them and even decided to make a little poem and turned it into a tag that reminded the recipient of the true reason for this amazing season.

To make this gift is beyond simple! I began by finding a cute jar. From there, I made this printable tag.

Sweet is the Season Tags

TO DOWNLOAD Christmas Tag:

Just click on the image above, RIGHT-CLICK, and SAVE. Open it in a program like WORD, RE-SIZE, PRINT and CUT OUT.

Attach it to your jar or any present for that matter with ribbon or twine.

Eggnog Cookie Recipe

There really is nothing like making a cute gift out of something homemade – like cookies! I really hope you get a chance to try these delicious Eggnog Cookies. If you know of someone who is an Eggnog lover, I can guarantee they’ll love this cookie concoction. 😉

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Eggnog Cookies Recipe

4.09 from 12 votes
Everyone loves these soft and tasty Eggnog Cookies with hints of cinnamon, nutmeg and vanilla. These cookies are also topped with an eggnog glaze and are perfect for the holidays.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 22 minutes
Servings 2 dozen
Calories 2286 kcal
Author Lil' Luna

Ingredients

Eggnog Cookie

  • 3/4 cup butter (softened)
  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup Horizon Organic Eggnog
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 1 tsp cinnamon

Eggnog Glaze

  • 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 3-4 tbsp Horizon Organic Eggnog

Instructions
 

  • Begin by creaming together butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • Add eggs and vanilla and mix well.
  • Add eggnog and mix until well combined.
  • In a separate bowl combine flour, baking powder, nutmeg, and cinnamon. Mix.
  • Add flour mixture to butter mixture and mix until well combined.
  • Using a cookie scoop, drop batter onto parchment lined baking sheets.
  • Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes. Let cool.
  • Make glaze by mixing powdered sugar and eggnog. Drizzle over cookies and ENJOY!

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Recipe adapted from In Katrina’s Kitchen.

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My name is Kristyn and I’m the mom of SIX stinkin’ cute kids and the wife to my smokin’ hot hubby, Lo. My mom’s maiden name is Luna, and I’m one of the many crafty “Lil’ Lunas” in the fam. On this site I like to share all things creative - from recipes to home decor to gifts and home decor ideas. Welcome!

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Comments:

  1. This recipe calls for 1 & 1/2 cups of eggnog. That turned my recipe (which I had doubled) into pancake batter. I went to Google to see if I could find other Eggnog cookie recipes and they all called for 1/2 c. of eggnog. Not sure if this is a misprint, or what, but I sure wasted a lot of ingredients. :/

    1. My mother in law had the same issue today. It is way to much liquid. I told her to try again with half a cup

    2. They came out super creamy and wet I added more flour to make it more packed and stiff but it didnt work and I did freeze it and it kinda helped, but not really.

  2. 2 stars
    One and a half cups eggnog? My dough came out more like batter, so I poured it into a jelly roll pan and it came out like an egg nog cake after 30 minutes. Soft and flavorful, but definitely not a cookie dough.

  3. 4 stars
    I was able to save this recipe by adding 1/2 cup flour and then poured into muffin pan. I used convection oven and bumped the temp to 375.

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