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Eggnog Snickerdoodles from The Baker Chick on @KatrinasKitchen

Eggnog Snickerdoodles Recipe

Yield: 6 1/2 dozen cookies
Prep Time: 15 mins
Total Time: 28 mins
Snickerdoodle cookies with a hint of eggnog


  • 1/2 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup shortening I use Spectrum Organics
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar divided
  • 2 eggs
  • 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon rum extract
  • 2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons cream of tartar
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 3/4 teaspoons ground nutmeg
  • 1/4 teaspoon cinnamon


  • In a large bowl, cream the butter, shortening and 1-1/2 cups sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and extract. In a small bowl combine the flour, cream of tartar, baking soda and salt; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  • In a shallow bowl, combine the nutmeg, cinnamon and remaining sugar. Roll dough into 1-in. balls; roll in sugar mixture. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 400° for 8-12 minutes or until lightly browned. (My oven runs hot so I lowered the temp to 375.) Remove to wire racks to cool.