Eggnog Cookie Bars
Recipe type: Cookies and Bars
Cuisine: Dessert
Cook time: 
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Serves: 1 pan of bars
These delicious eggnog bars are sure to satisfy your craving for eggnog all season long!
  • Cookie Bars:
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • ⅓ + 1 tbsp eggnog
  • 2 tbsp dark rum
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon nutmeg
  • Eggnog Icing
  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 tbsp dark rum
  • ½ tsp nutmeg
  • ¼ cup eggnog
  • 3½ cups powdered sugar, sifted to prevent lumps
  • Nutmeg for light sprinkling, if desired
  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.
  2. Spray a 9x13 pan with baking spray.
  3. Beat the butter and sugars until creamy.
  4. Add the egg, eggnog, and dark rum and continue to beat on low
  5. Stir together the flour, baking powder, salt, and nutmeg.
  6. Slowly add it to the butter mixture until everything just mixed.
  7. Pour it into prepared pan.
  8. Bake for 15 minutes.
  9. Do not over bake the bars.
  10. Let cool completely before icing
  11. To make icing, beat the butter until creamy.
  12. Add the dark rum, nutmeg and eggnog and beat again.
  13. Slowly add the sifted powdered sugar until everything is creamy.
  14. Spread over the cooled bars.
  15. Sprinkle very lightly with nutmeg if desired
  16. Once frosting slightly stiffens, cut into size of your choice and serve.
  17. Store in a sealed container for up to one week.
  18. Bars may stay longer in the refrigerator and may be frozen as well. Thaw before enjoying.
Recipe by Girl and Her Kitchen at