These melt-in-your-mouth Eggnog Cookies with Eggnog Cream Cheese Frosting are your favorite holiday drink in cookie form!
These Eggnog Cookies are so crazy soft, bursting with eggnog flavor with the most luscious frosting. They are destined to become your new favorite holiday cookie!
Merry almost Christmas! Is your home filled with the aroma of warm winter spices of cinnamon and ginger? Is your fireplace lined with stockings? Is your Christmas tree filled with ornaments new and old? Is your belly full of eggnog? Have you stuffed your face with holiday cookies so scrumptious you want to devour them year round? Well, I can at least help you with the last two 🙂 I am a huge eggnog fan, but I can assure you, I had friends gobbling up these cookies who don’t even like eggnog.
The second I spot eggnog lining the grocery store shelves November 1st, I giddily purchase my first carton, and buy it all through New Years because eggnog = a mug of holiday cheer. So if you are looking for more holiday cheer, and equally important, the most delicious cookie you will make all season long, then get giddy for these crazy soft and chewy eggnog flavored cookies!
These cookies are one of the softest cookies you will ever sink your teeth into and guaranteed to be a new family, neighbor, friend favorite along with already beloved Gingerbread Whoopie Pies. In fact, I brought these cookies to a baby shower and I received comments such as, “I don’t even like eggnog, but those cookies are soooo good, ” “those cookies are amazing” and a text from a friend who took some cookies home from the shower, “So I sent your cookies in the boys lunch today – Weston (my oldest) said, ‘that cookie in my lunch was the best cookie I’ve ever had!’ He deemed it his new favorite!” Thank you Weston, thank you. And I can pretty much guarantee these will be your new favorite holiday cookie as well!
What makes these Eggnog Cookies truly taste like eggnog in cookie form is the addition of eggnog to both the cookie dough and the frosting AND we add 2 cooked egg yolks to the cookie dough for a punch of flavor. We also spice our cookies with nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves and ginger for a round subtle holiday flavor through and through. The crazy soft cookies are generously smothered with silky Cream Cheese Frosting spiked with eggnog, vanilla, nutmeg and cinnamon for another layer of can’t-stop-eating-deliciousness.
So if you are looking for a holiday cookie to bring to all your parties, neighbors and friends, then this is the one. Because eggnog in cookie form = holiday cheer in every bite after bite after bite…Merry Christmas!
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