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Eggnog Cookies

Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time34 mins
Servings: 3 dozen cookies



  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
  • 1 1/4 cups sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter slightly softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup eggnog

Eggnog Glaze:

  • 1 1/4 cup powdered sugar
  • 3-4 tablespoons eggnog
  • 1/8 teaspoon nutmeg


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line baking sheet with parchment paper or silpat. Set aside.
  • In a medium bowl, add flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg. Stir to combine.
  • In a stand mixer or hand mixer, cream together the butter and sugar. Add eggs and vanilla extract. Mix until smooth.
  • Add eggnog and mix again until smooth and creamy.
  • Slowly add the flour mixture to the mixing bowl while on a low speed. Stir until just combined.
  • Using a cookie scoop or tablespoon spoon, spoon dough onto baking sheet. Bake cookies for 14-16 minutes; until the bottoms and edges are lightly browned.
  • Remove cookies from baking sheet and place on a wire rack. Allow to cool completely before applying glaze.
  • For glaze: place ingredients in a large measuring cup or glass bowl. Mix until creamy.
  • Then drizzle glaze onto cooled cookies. Let them sit for about 15 minutes so the glaze has a chance to harden.
  • Serve & Enjoy!