Eggnog Cookie Bars stacked on white plate with powdered sugar

Eggnog Cookie Bars

  • Author: Dan
  • Prep Time: 10 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes
  • Total Time: 45 minutes
  • Yield: 12 servings 1x

These Eggnog Cookie Bars are perfect for all your holiday parties! Real dark rum and eggnog flavors make these cookie bars festive and party ready!



  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon fresh grated nutmeg, plus more for garnish
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 2 1/2 sticks butter, melted
  • 1 3/4 cups white sugar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 eggs plus 3 egg yolks
  • 2 tablespoons dark rum or brandy
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • Confectioners sugar for topping and freshly grated nutmeg for topping


Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Add the flour, fresh nutmeg, cinnamon and salt to a large bowl and whisk together.

In another bowl, add the melted butter, white and brown sugars, eggs and egg yolks, dark rum and vanilla extract. Whisk together to combine and then pour over the flour mixture and whisk to combine.

Line a 9″ x 13″ baking pan with foil and then spray with non-stick cooking spray. Pour the batter into the pan and even out with a spatula.

Bake for 35 minutes, remove from the oven and let cool.

Once the bars are completely cooled, top with powder sugar and more fresh grated nutmeg, slice and serve.





Recipe Notes

Alternately, you can skip the powdered sugar and nutmeg topping and frost these cookie bars with homemade or store bought frosting.

  • Category: Dessert
  • Method: Oven
  • Cuisine: American