December 5, 2023

Egg Nog Spiced Butter Cookies

Egg Nog Spiced Butter Cookies with Maker's Mark

Make your baking hour a Maker’s Hour with simple recipes featuring Maker’s Mark bourbons like Bourbon Balls or Spiced Egg Nog Butter Cookies for the holidays.  There are tons of easy-to-make cocktails and bourbon-fueled recipe that will amp up your cocktail game and give you the excuse you need for turning the holiday baking hours into Maker’s Hours. 

Now that I am craving Egg Nog – here is Maker’s Mark Egg Nog recipe that is creamy and dreamy and perfect for holiday book clubs or entertaining.

Egg Nog Spiced Cookies

Egg Nog Spiced Butter Cookies

Yield: 2 dozen


  • 2 tbsp. Maker’s Mark®
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup molasses (or maple syrup)
  • 1 large egg yolk
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp. nutmeg (adjust to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp. cloves (adjust to taste)
  • 1/4 tsp. cinnamon (adjust to taste)
  • 1 tsp. salt


  1. Mix butter and sugar with a mixer until fluffy.
  2. Slowly add in egg yolk, Maker’s Mark, and molasses.
  3. In a separate bowl, mix flour, spices, and salt.
  4. Add to butter mixture and mix until combined. The dough will be in clumps. Pack them together and chill dough for at least 4 hours (and up to 4 days) until firm.
  5. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  6. Roll out dough into the 1/8-inch thickness and cut into the shape of choice.
  7. Bake for 8–11 minutes each or until lightly golden on the edges.
  8. Transfer to racks to cool.


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