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Famous Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

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.

Famous Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe.
Famous Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe.

So, I was super excited to come upon a delicious cookie recipe that had those yummy flavors!

Famous Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe
Famous Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe
Famous Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies Recipe.

Famous Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookie Recipe

Yield: 30
Prep Time: 20 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Total Time: 32 minutes

The delicious spice flavors of eggnog are now found in Classic Snickerdoodle cookies. A must try recipe for every holiday gathering.


  • 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.
    Set aside.
    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 Information
Yield 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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