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Eggnog Cookies: Easy Holiday Dessert Recipe Kids Will Love

 Another way to enjoy the flavor of eggnog is through Holiday cookies! There are tons of eggnog cookies to choose from - from dainty cookie cups, to glazed cookies and biscotti (technically not cookies, but it's so delicious, it deserves to be included in the list). These treats are great to enjoy with black coffee to balance out the sweetness.


Eggnog Cookies (Your Cup Of Cake)

Your Cup Of Cake has a great recipe called Eggnog Cookies. These are nice cookies flavored with eggnog, vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon. The treats are made even more special with a glaze made with powdered sugar and nutmeg. Want to make an easier version? Use the cake mix recipe instead!

Scratch Eggnog Cookies:

  • 1 1/4 cups white sugar
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup eggnog
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon nutmeg
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon

Cake Mix Eggnog Cookies:

  • 1 box white cake mix
  • ½ tsp. nutmeg
  • ½ C. butter, melted
  • 3 eggs
  • ¼ C. eggnog

Eggnog Glaze:

  • 2 Tbsp. eggnog, more if you want a thiner glaze
  • 1 pinch nutmeg
  • 1-2 C. powdered sugar

via Eggnog Cookies (Your Cup Of Cake)


Eggnog Biscotti Recipe (Home Cooking Memories)

Nothing makes Holidays more enjoyable than having delicious biscotti dunked into a warm cup of cafe au lait or some thick, hot chocolate! This Eggnog Biscotti Recipe from Home Cooking Memories is a great one to make this Christmas season. The rum in the recipe makes the biscotti more flavorful and fitting for the Holidays!

"Biscotti is also a great homemade food gift. Pair it with some coffee beans or tea bags, and maybe a new mug, and you’ve got an inexpensive gift that’s sure to be appreciated."


  • 1/2 cup Land O’Lakes Butter (1 stick, softened)
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/2 cup eggnog
  • 2 teaspoons rum or 1 teaspoon rum extract (can also use vanilla extract, if preferred)
  • 3 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt

via Eggnog Biscotti Recipe (Home Cooking Memories)


Eggnog Cookie Cups (The Gunny Sack)

This Eggnog Cookie Cups from The Gunny Sack will surely impress your family and friends. Not only does it taste like eggnog, but it looks well like a cup of the well-loved Holiday drink! Though it looks like it's complicated to make, it's actually easy to whip up as long as you follow recipe instructions and tips.

"Eggnog Cookie Cups are sugar cookie cups filled with eggnog ganache. This edible craft idea is an easy eggnog recipe that is perfect for Christmas."


  • 16.5 tube refrigerated sugar cookie dough I used Pillsbury
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp cinnamon
  • 1 tsp nutmeg
  • 2 cups white chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup eggnog I used Kemps Old Fashioned Vanilla Eggnog
  • 2 squares vanilla almond bark

via Eggnog Cookie Cups (The Gunny Sack)


Ludy's Kitchen Cooking Tip: 

Never forget to grease your muffin pans before shaping in your dough into cups. Doing so will make it easier to take off cookies without breaking its cup shape.


Make cooking a lot easier and more enjoyable by using good quality silicone baking mats. Not only are silicone mats sturdy and durable. Because they're non-stick, you can also cut your clean-up time in half.

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