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Eggnog Iced Butter Cookies

Eggnog Iced Butter Cookies - traditional butter cookies have been upgraded with a new ingredient that is no stranger to the holiday season: eggnog! These are the best Christmas cookies ever!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time20 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 123kcal


For the Cookies:

  • 1 cup unsalted Land O' Lakes butter melted and cooled
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated white sugar
  • 2 large eggs
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder

For the Icing:

  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2-3 tablespoon eggnog until pourable
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon


  • For the cookies, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Whisk together melted butter, granulated sugar, eggs and vanilla extract until well incorporated.
  • Next whisk in flour and baking powder until cookie dough is formed.
  • Place the cookie dough in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  • Next scope dough into mini tablespoon sized balls and place on parchment covered cookie sheet.
  • Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes and let cool.
  • For the icing, whisk together all ingredients until pourable.
  • Drizzle icing over the tops of cookies in decorative pattern.
  • Optional: Add sprinkles to tops of cookies and serve.


Place the cookie dough in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes before baking.


Calories: 123kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 5mg | Potassium: 28mg | Sugar: 10g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.5mg