These EGGNOG COOKIES have all of the flavors of your favorite Christmas drink!
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Egg Nog Cookies

These EGGNOG COOKIES have all of the flavors of your favorite Christmas drink!
Course Dessert
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 13 minutes
Total Time 33 minutes
Servings 36
Calories 119kcal
Author Kat & Melinda


Cookie Dough

  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 tsp ground nutmeg plus more for topping
  • 1/2 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 3/4 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 tablespoon dark rum
  • 1/2 cup eggnog


  • 1 ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 4-5 tablespoons eggnog add slowly until you reach drizzle consistency


  • Preheat oven to 350.
  • Combine the flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg and salt in a bowl and set aside.
  • In electric mixer bowl using the paddle attachment cream sugar and butter until fluffy.
  • Add egg yolks, eggnog, rum and vanilla extract.
  • Beat at medium speed with a mixer until smooth.
  • Slowly add flour mixture. and beat at low speed until combined. Do not over mix!
  • Roll dough into 1 inch balls and place on greased cookie sheet or line with baking mat or parchment paper. Space cookies about two inches apart.
  • Bake for 10-13 or until edges are golden. (check time with my recipe could be longer).
  • While cookies are baking, make your eggnog glaze.
  • Cool cookies on cookie rack and drizzle glaze once cooled.
  • Store in airtight container.


Calories: 119kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 37mg | Potassium: 51mg | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 145IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg | Calcium: 25mg | Iron: 0.5mg