A Christmas-time spin on one of my favorite types of cookies!
A little-known personal fact…I’m actually terrified of drinking eggnog, I can’t get over the raw egg, and the texture, but I do absolutely love the flavor combination that you find in Eggnog.
So, I was super excited to come upon a delicious cookie recipe that had those yummy flavors!
Before we dive into the recipe, I wanted to share with you all links to five of my other recipes that you’re going to LOVE:
- The Best Lemon Cranberry Muffins
- Fudgy Turtle Cake Mix Cookies
- Clean Eating No Bake Cookies
- Lemon Berry Salad
- Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Dump Cobbler
Now back to learning how to make this Famous Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe.
- Cookie Ingredients:
- 1 Cup Salted Butter (softened)
- 1 Cup Sugar
- 1/2 Cup Light Brown Sugar
- 1 Large Egg
- 1 1/2 Teaspoons Vanilla
- 1 Teaspoon Cinnamon
- 1/2 Teaspoon Nutmeg
- 2 Teaspoons Baking Powder
- 1 Teaspoon Cream of Tartar
- 3 Cups All Purpose Flour
- 1/4 Cup Eggnog
- Toppings to roll cookie in:
- 1/3 Cups Sugar
- 1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg
- 3/4 Teaspoon Cinnamon
In a large bowl or stand mixer, cream together butter and sugars.
Beat until light and fluffy.
Mix in egg, followed by vanilla.
Scrape bowl as needed.
Mix in spices, baking powder, and cream of tartar.
Add one cup of flour at a time, increasing speed after each addition.
Lastly, slowly add in eggnog, mixing until just combined and no streaks remain.
Chill dough for 1-2 hours or until dough is firm but manageable.
Preheat oven to 350°F.
Line a baking sheet with a silicone baking mat or parchment paper.
In a small bowl, combine sugar, nutmeg and cinnamon.
Using a small cookie scoop, scoop slightly heaping balls of dough.
Shape into smooth 1-inch balls.
Roll each dough ball into sugar mixture.
Space 2-inches apart on prepared baking sheet.
Bake for 12-14 minutes.
Transfer cookies to a wire rack to cool completely.
Store cookies in an airtight container.
Nutrition InformationYield 30 Serving Size 1
Amount Per Serving Calories 164Total Fat 7gSaturated Fat 4gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 24mgSodium 97mgCarbohydrates 24gFiber 1gSugar 13gProtein 2g
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Here are five of my other recipes that you may also like:
And for those of you that want a big long image of these yummy cookies to pin on Pinterest, here is another shot that would be good for that.