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Eggnog Cookies Recipe

Eggnog Cookies Recipe

"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 YIELD:96 servings


  • 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


  • 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.

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.