Eggnog Bites

READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 10-15




  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  • Beat the 2/3 cup butter in a mixing bowl on medium to high speed for 30 seconds.
  • Add sugar and nutmeg; beat until combined.
  • Beat in egg yolks, vanilla, and eggnog.
  • Beat in as much flour as you can. Stir in any remaining flour with a wooden spoon.
  • Cover and chill dough about 1 hour or until easy to handle.
  • Shape into 1-inch balls.
  • Roll balls in egg whites, then in chopped walnuts.
  • Place 1 inch apart on lightly greased cookie sheets.
  • Press centers with your thumb.
  • Bake for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire racks.
  • For filling, beat the 1/4 cup butter until softened.
  • Add powdered sugar and beat until fluffy. Beat in enough eggnog to make filling of spreading consistency.
  • Spoon 1/2 teaspoon filling into center of each cookie.
  • Sprinkle with nutmeg.