Eggnog Oatmeal Cookies – chewy centers with crispy edges in a perfect festive cookie with eggnog flavor inside the cookie as well as in the icing! These are a great festive treat that the whole family will love, and Santa may even leave you extra presents under the tree!
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Favorite oatmeal cookies
This cookie recipe is based on my favorite oatmeal cookie recipe. It’s the one my mom always made when I was a kid.
In fact, it’s still one of my favorite cookies!
Make it festive
So I decided to make it festive and give it an eggnog twist!
You can see the plain eggnog cookies in the picture below.
Or, make them even fancier by adding the eggnog drizzle on top.
Looking for more festive cookies?
Here are some of my favorite festive cookies and candies! Peppermint Brownie Cookies, Polar Bear Paw Print Cookies, Peanut Butter Cup Christmas Trees, Peppermint Mocha Candy Cookies, and Treasure Cookies.
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Eggnog Oatmeal Cookies Recipe
Eggnog Oatmeal Cookies
- Preheat oven to 350° F.
- In large bowl, beat with a hand mixer or sturdy fork, the brown sugar, shortening and granulated sugar together until creamy. Add egg, water and vanilla; beat well.
- In a medium bowl, combine oats, flour, salt, and baking soda, and mix well. Add dry ingredients to wet ingredients, and mix well.
- Drop dough by rounded teaspoonfuls onto cookie sheets lined with parchment paper or Silpats.
- Bake 12 to 15 minutes, or until edges are golden brown. Remove to wire rack. Cool completely.
- Once cookies have cooled completely, make the icing. Place powdered sugar, 1 & ½ tablespoons eggnog and ¼ teaspoon eggnog extract in a medium bowl and mix well until all lumps have disappeared. Spoon or drizzle icing over the top of the cooled cookies.
- Store tightly covered.
Nutritional information is based on third-party calculations, and should be considered estimates. Actual nutritional content will vary based on brands used, measuring methods, portion sizes, and more.