Twelve Days of Christmas: Eggnog Cookies

Perfect for dipping in hot or cold beverages

Perfect for dipping in hot or cold beverages

Santa Claus is coming to town. There’s still time to have these ready for him.

Eggnog Cookies

  • 1 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 cup eggnog
  • 2 tsp spiced rum
  • 1/4 tsp nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. baking soda
  • 1/8 tsp. salt
  • 3 cups flour
  • cinnamon sugar for dusting

Cream sugar and butter in a stand mixer. Beat in yolk, eggnog and rum. Add baking soda and spices and beat to incorporate. Sift salt and flour; mix with batter. Roll out on floured surface and cut into rounds or desired shapes. Or roll into two separate tubes, about 10-12 inches long. Refrigerate for about half an hour then slice into quarter-inch rounds. Bake on greased sheets in preheated 350 degree oven for about 15 to 20 minutes.

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This blog attempts to collect some of the things I try to create with food and booze. Sometimes I succeed and sometimes I fail. My hope is to entertain and maybe help people think a little harder about what they decide to eat and drink.
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14 Responses to Twelve Days of Christmas: Eggnog Cookies

  1. Jueseppi B. says:

    Reblogged this on The ObamaCrat™.

  2. Ruth says:

    Bet they are delicious. Merry Christmas.

  3. laurasmess says:

    Yum. Eggnog goodness is everywhere this week, I need to get with the program! Love the fact that this is an easily transportable cookie version, perfect for snacks at any time of day. Merry Christmas Greg and Katherine, hope that you have a peaceful and memorable holiday season :)

  4. The way you have them arranged, it looks like a King’s wreath/ring. Merry Christmas to you both, Katherine and Greg.

  5. Fabulous!
    Merry Christmas!

  6. I wonder if I could do this with my coquito…that’s if i have any left! Happy Christmas!

  7. wow….i love eggnog, and these cookies look so scrummy…Going to try em out!

  8. egg me on says:

    So simple, so festive! Merry Christmas, guys!

  9. niasunset says:

    Merry Christmas and Happy Holiday to you Both, Thanks and Love, nia

  10. Eva Taylor says:

    How lovely! Wishing you and yours a very merry christmas and a happy and healthy new year.

  11. Have a wonderful Christmas!

  12. ChgoJohn says:

    You’ve even included the rum. Yay!

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