Eggnog is the perfect holiday drink. But baking with it turns this holiday ingredient into something beyond delicious! These 20 Delicious Eggnog Recipes are easy to make and are perfect to eat during the holidays.
So the next time you’re thinking of creating a classic dessert, try one of these eggnog recipes.
What is Eggnog?
Eggnog is a winter drink that has been around for centuries. It was originally made with eggs, milk, nutmeg, cinnamon, and alcohol. Some people call it “egg-nectar” because of its sweetness.
Eggnog is traditionally served cold in a glass or mug topped off with whipped cream and ground nutmeg on top.
Using Eggnog in Baking
Eggnog is a delicious, traditional holiday drink and it’s also fantastic for baking! Whether you’re looking for something sweet or savory, there are lots of options on this list.
There are many different types of baked goods that use eggnog as an ingredient. Some people like to add it into their favorite cookie recipe while others prefer to cook with it in more complex dishes such as bread pudding or pie.
For those who don’t want to whip up anything too complicated, we have some quick and easy recipes for tasty treats.
Delicious Recipes That Are Made With Eggnog
Find eggnog pies, cheesecakes, cupcakes, pancakes, and cookies!
Keto-Friendly Eggnog Recipe
First up you’re going to need the Eggnog! If you are looking for a low carb or sugar-free version, then you need this superb Keto-Friendly Recipe that is creamy, as well as low carb, sugar-free, and gluten-free. Get the Recipe: Keto-Friendly Eggnog Recipe
Super delicious Eggnog Cookies that are perfect for Christmas! Get the Recipe: Eggnog Cookies
Take your holiday cookies to the next level with these eggnog snickerdoodles. They are soft and chewy, spiced with cinnamon and nutmeg, and topped with eggnog frosting. Get the recipe: Eggnog Snickerdoodles
No-Bake Eggnog Cheesecake With Gingersnap Crust
If you enjoy the flavor of eggnog in the winter months, this no-bake eggnog cheesecake with a gingersnap crust is a must-try recipe. Get the Recipe: No-Bake Eggnog Cheesecake With Gingersnap Crust
Spiked with bourbon and sprinkled with nutmeg, this cupcake version of the holiday cocktail is a crowd-pleaser. Get the recipe: Eggnog Cupcakes
Instant Pot Eggnog Cheesecake
Eggnog Cheesecake is full of classic holiday flavors and this easy recipe turns out perfect each and every time. Get the Recipe: Instant Pot Eggnog Cheesecake
Easy Eggnog Panna Cotta with Pistachio Toffee Crunch
If you love eggnog, this creamy Eggnog Panna Cotta with Homemade Pistachio Toffee is going to be a fun recipe for you to try! Lots of fresh spicy eggnog flavors, combined into one smooth and creamy dessert! Get the Recipe: Eggnog Panna Cotta with Pistachio Toffee Crunch
Easy Eggnog Fudge
Nothing says Christmas time like eggnog and delicious holiday treats and sweets. This easy eggnog fudge recipe combines two of our favorite holiday treats – fudge and eggnog. What more could you ask for? Get the Recipe: Easy Eggnog Fudge
White Chocolate Spiced Eggnog Bundt Cakes
These soft, moist, buttery bundt cakes are sure to be the highlight of your holiday. With a harmonious blend of spices and just the right amount of eggnog flavor, you’ll adore these cakes even if you don’t love eggnog. Get the Recipe: White Chocolate Spiced Eggnog Bundt Cakes
Fluffy Cranberry Orange Eggnog Pancakes
Fluffy Cranberry Orange Eggnog Pancakes are whole grain eggnog pancakes topped with whipped cream and orange sugared cranberries. They’re one special holiday breakfast! Get the Recipe: Fluffy Cranberry Orange Eggnog Pancakes
Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls
Perfectly spiced, pillowy bites of buttery layers, these eggnog cinnamon rolls are just begging to be enjoyed. A wonderful addition to any breakfast, brunch, or dessert for the holiday or anytime. Get the Recipe: Eggnog Cinnamon Rolls
Frosted Chai Spiced Eggnog Cookies
Add delicious Frosted Chai Spiced Eggnog Cookies to your holiday cookie trays! Easy to make, you’ll love the flavors in this dessert for Christmas. Get the Recipe: Frosted Chai Spiced Eggnog Cookies
Eggnog plays the star in these eggnog scones. Its rich egginess, sweet vanilla edge, and a splash of nutmeg spice make the perfect addition to scones. Topped with a creamy eggnog glaze these scones are a fun and festive treat to enjoy with your cuppa this winter. Get the Recipe: Eggnog Scones
These baked eggnog donuts are soft, fluffy, and loaded with eggnog not only in the donut itself but in the glaze as well. They are easy to whip up and make for a great winter breakfast. Get the Recipe: Eggnog Donuts
Eggnog Bread Pudding
A perfect Christmas dessert! This easy pudding is just bread, eggnog, eggs, sugar, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg for a delicious holiday taste. Get the Recipe: Eggnog Bread Pudding
Gluten-free Eggnog Pie
This gluten-free eggnog pie is a creamy and flavorful pie that eggnog lovers will go crazy over! Get the Recipe: Gluten-free Eggnog Pie
EGGNOG CUSTARD WITH CRUSHED PEPPERMINT
This dessert recipe is really easy and yet it’s also so decadent that guests will think you worked for hours. Get the Recipe: Eggnog Custard with Crushed Peppermint
Eggnog Drop Biscuits
If you love eggnog and biscuits you are going to be in love with these buttery eggnog biscuits. Get the Recipe: Eggnog Drop Biscuits
Eggnog French Toast Casserole
Eggnog French Toast Casserole is an easy make-ahead French toast bake made with fluffy challah bread and eggnog. It’s the perfect Christmas breakfast! Get the Recipe: Eggnog French Toast Casserole
Gluten Free Eggnog Crumb Cake with Streusel and Eggnog Glaze
Gluten-Free Eggnog Coffee Cake adds a classic winter flavor and warm spices to a favorite morning treat. A moist and delicious eggnog cake becomes more irresistible with crumbly streusel and a drizzle of eggnog glaze. Get the Recipe: Eggnog Crumb Cake with Streusel and Eggnog Glaze
There you have it, my friend! 20 delicious eggnog recipes to keep you happy for the whole of the holiday season.
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