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Eggnog Cookies Recipe
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Eggnog Cookies Recipe

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"This cookie's flavor fits right into the holiday spirit," writes Myra Innes, field editor from Auburn, Kansas.
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:96 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 25 min. + chilling Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 96 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 1 cup eggnog
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 5-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 egg white, lightly beaten
  • Colored sugar

Nutritional Facts

2 cookies equals 63 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 35 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a bowl, cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggnog, baking soda and nutmeg. Gradually add flour and mix well. Cover and chill for 1 hour.
  2. On a lightly floured surface, roll out half of the dough to 1/8-in. thickness. Cut into desired shapes; place on ungreased baking sheets. Repeat with remaining dough. Brush with egg white; sprinkle with colored sugar.
  3. Bake at 350° for 6-8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield: about 16 dozen.
Editor's Note: This recipe was tested with commercially prepared eggnog.
Originally published as Eggnog Cookies in Taste of Home December/January 1996, p12

Nutritional Facts

2 cookies equals 63 calories, 2 g fat (1 g saturated fat), 7 mg cholesterol, 35 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for Eggnog Cookies

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Reviewed Feb. 5, 2014

Cookie was much too sweet, with and without sprinkles or colored sugar. I suggest using less sugar, brush only with egg white and add one cinnamon heart at the center of the cookie to add color. Add the cinnamon heart after 5 minutes, otherwise it will melt.

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Reviewed Dec. 24, 2012

Will add just a little more eggnog.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Jan. 1, 2012

I loved this was really easy. Half way through we had to put the rest of the dough back in the fridge it was getting to warm. I used half the nutmeg then added 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon. They came out prefect

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 24, 2010

Amazing cookies. My friends don't even like eggnog, but they admitted that they do love these cookies. A great change from the usual sugar cookies.

MY REVIEW
Reviewed Dec. 20, 2010

I thought the nutmeg was overpowering. Couldn't taste the eggnog at all. Should be renamed "nutmeg cookies". Disappointed. Won't make again.

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