Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies

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Did you know that eggnog is one of those season favorites just like cranberries. You either love eggnog or you hate eggnog. If you love eggnog then I know these Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies are the perfect cookie to set out for Santa. Additionally, these cookies are fantastic for gifting. Do you gift cookies at the holidays?

Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies

Hence, I know some people love to put together gift jars with the cookie ingredients. You can definitely do that with these cookies just either add eggnog to the gift or tell them they will need to add the eggnog. Additionally, I love how easy these are to use for Christmas cookie exchanges.

Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies

Furthermore, just box them into Christmas or holiday boxes and tie off with some baker’s twine or ribbon. This comes out as a fantastic gift when your just not sure what to give. Hence if your working on Christmas with a budget in mind these might a great eggnog cookie to add to the list.

Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies

Make Ahead

Additionally, these eggnog snickerdoodle cookies are simple to prepare ahead in advance. Make the dough and just pop it in the fridge. Therefore when your ready to use the dough just pop it out of the fridge. Be sure to not bring it fully to room temperature before baking.

Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies

After all it is Hallmark season with all those Christmas movie to go along with Christmas cookies. Therefore, do you watch all holiday season or take a day for just cookies and Hallmark. Hence, my daughter thinks it needs to be all season and any chance she can get. Above all, she loves those cheesy Hallmark movies and baking. Christmas is definitely her season.

Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies

Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies

Yield: 1 dozen
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 11 minutes
Total Time: 21 minutes

Eggnog Snickerdoodle Cookies are the perfect cookie to set out for Santa.



  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon cornstarch
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted
  • 1/4 cup eggnog, room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup light brown sugar

Sugared Coating

  • 3 tablespoons granulated sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°F degrees.
  2. Whisk together the flour, cornstarch, baking powder, cinnamon, nutmeg, and salt in a medium bowl.
  3. In a separate bowl, whisk together the butter, eggnog, and vanilla. Stir in the granulated and brown sugars.
  4. Slowly add in the flour mixture. Fold it in lightly. Chill the cookie dough for 1 hour.
  5. Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
  6. Stir together the sugar, cinnamon, and nutmeg in a small bowl.
  7. Using a small cookie dough scoop. Place one ball of dough into your hand and roll into the sugar mixture. Roll in hand again and then back into the sugar mixture.
  8. Bake the cookies at 350°F for 11 minutes. Cool on the baking sheet.
Nutrition Information:
Yield: 12 Serving Size: 12
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 107Total Fat: 2gSaturated Fat: 1gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 1gCholesterol: 8mgSodium: 79mgCarbohydrates: 20gFiber: 1gSugar: 12gProtein: 1g

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