Eggnog Cookies

Yield: Makes about 54 cookies

Eggnog Cookies


  • 2 1/4 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp. Baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground nutmeg
  • 3/4 cup Butter (or hard margarine), softened
  • 3/4 cup Brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 cups Granulated sugar
  • 1/2 cup Eggnog
  • 1 tsp. Rum extract
  • 2 Egg yolks (large)
  • 2 cups Icing (confectioner’s) sugar
  • 3 tbsp. Butter (or hard margarine), softened
  • 2 tbsp. Eggnog
  • Nutmeg, sprinkle


  1. Combine flour, baking powder, cinnamon and nutmeg. Set aside.
  2. Cream butter and both sugars until light and fluffy. Add eggnog, rum extract and egg yolks; beat until smooth. Add flour mixture and beat until just combined. Do not over mix. Drop by teaspoonfuls onto ungreased cookie sheet 1 inch apart. Bake in 300ºF (150ºC) for 20 to 23 minutes until bottoms turn light brown.
  3. Icing: Beat all 3 ingredients in medium bowl, adding more icing sugar or eggnog if necessary until spreading consistency.
  4. Spread about 1 tsp. (5 mL) icing on top of each cookie. Sprinkle lightly with nutmeg.


Recipes reprinted from Company’s Coming Publishing Limited - As seen in Canadian Home Trends Magazine Fall 2013 Digital Edition
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