Holiday Eggnog Cookies

Holiday Eggnog Cookies

Eggnog cookies. A family favorite for the holidays!
  • Preparation:
  • Cooking:
  • Total:
  • Serves: 24 persons



  1. Step 1

    Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Step 2

    Cream butter, white sugar, and brown sugar for cookies in a large bowl. Add egg and beat well. Mix in eggnog and brandy flavoring until smooth.
  3. Step 3

    Combine flour, baking soda, nutmeg, and salt in another bowl. Add to the eggnog mixture in 2 additions, mixing well after each addition until no dry flour remains.
  4. Step 4

    Drop tablespoonfuls of dough 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  5. Step 5

    Bake in the preheated oven until the edges are just golden, 10 to 12 minutes. Let stand on the cookie sheets for 5 minute before removing to a wire rack to cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  6. Step 6

    Beat 3/4 cup powdered sugar, 5 teaspoons eggnog, butter, and nutmeg for icing in a small bowl until thick and barely pourable. Add more powdered sugar or eggnog if necessary.
  7. Step 7

    Drizzle icing over cooled cookies and decorate with candy sprinkles.