Holiday Eggnog Cookies

An easy holiday cookie recipe made with eggnog and topped with a delicious spiced drizzle!

15 min
Prep Time
20-25 min
Cook Time



  • 2½ cups flour, all purpose
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ½ teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1¼ cups granulated sugar
  • ¾ cup Crystal unsalted butter at room temperature
  • ½ cup Crystal eggnog
  • 1½ teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 2 large egg yolks
  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg

Spiced Drizzle

  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tablespoon Crystal eggnog
  • ½ tablespoon Spiced Rum (or more eggnog if you prefer an alcohol-free version)
  • ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • ⅛ teaspoon ground nutmeg

Products used

  • Eggnog

  • Unsalted Butter


  • Step 1

    Preheat oven to 300 °F. In a bowl combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt. Blend well with a whisk and set aside.
  • Step 2

    In a large mixing bowl, cream sugar and butter with an electric hand-held mixer. Add eggnog, vanilla, and egg yolks; beat at medium speed until smooth.
  • Step 3

    Add the flour mixture and beat at low speed just until dry ingredients are moistened.
  • Step 4

    Drop by rounded teaspoons onto ungreased baking sheets, about 2 inches apart. Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg.
  • Step 5

    Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, or until bottoms are lightly browned. Remove to a flat surface with a spatula.
  • Step 6

    Combine all drizzle ingredients until smooth. Drizzle mixture over cooled cookies and allow to set before serving.