This Holiday Try These Frosted Eggnog Cookies

This twist on the classic sugar cookie might just be your new favorite holiday cookie.


Recipe courtesy of Cook Girls’ Bakery

(Yields approx. 32 cookies)


1 cup butter
2 ½ cups sugar
1 egg
1 ½ tbsp. vanilla extract
5 cups flour
1 tsp. baking soda
¼ tsp. baking powder
1 tsp. nutmeg
¼ tsp. salt
¾ cups eggnog

Spiced Maple Icing Ingredients:

1 cup butter
¼ tsp. salt
1 tsp. cream of tartar
½ tsp. nutmeg
4 cups powdered sugar
2 tbsp. pure maple syrup
1 tsp. vanilla

Red and green sprinkles (optional)



Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Beat in egg and vanilla, then add in next five ingredients.

Stir in eggnog and mix until fully combined.

Using a spoon or small ice cream scoop, scoop two tablespoons-worth of dough from the bowl and roll into balls.

Place onto parchment-lined baking sheets and flatten dough balls slightly.

Bake for 12 minutes or until edges are slightly golden.


Spiced maple icing directions:

In a small mixing bowl, cream butter until pale and fluffy, then add in remaining ingredients and beat until light and fluffy.

When cookies have cooled completely, spread icing and top with sprinkles or a dash of nutmeg.

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