Iced Egg Nog Cookies

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Soft, puffy cookies made with egg nog and topped with a creamy egg nog buttercream icing. 






  1. Preheat oven to 350F. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper or spray with nonstick cooking spray.
  2. In a medium bowl, combine flour, baking powder, nutmeg and cinnamon. Set aside.
  3. Cream butter, white sugar and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add the egg yolks and egg nog and beat until smooth and creamy.
  4. Gradually add in the dry ingredients until well combined. Do not over mix.
  5. Using a teaspoon, create 1 1/2 inch dollops of dough and roll into a balls.
  6. Place balls of dough on the cookie sheet 2 inches apart.
  7. Bake 12-14 minutes or until the edges are slightly golden. 
  8. Transfer cookies to a cooling rack and allow to cool completely before frosting.


  1. Cream butter until light and fluffy. Gradually add 3 cups of powdered sugar, until mixture is dry and crumbly.
  2. Add the egg nog, nutmeg and cinnamon and stir until smooth. 

*Also try with our other varieties of J.R. Watkins Egg Nog like Vanilla Almond and Pumpkin Spice

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