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 It was originally made with eggs, milk, nutmeg, cinnamon, and alcohol.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.

And if you are looking for more sweet treats to whip up during the holidays then try these 60+ Festive Christmas Desserts or these 20 Easy Christmas 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

Eggnog Cookies

Super delicious Eggnog Cookies that are perfect for Christmas! Get the Recipe: Eggnog Cookies

Eggnog Snickerdoodles

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

Eggnog Cupcakes

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 Scones

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

Eggnog Donuts

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


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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Kenya Rae
Kenya Rae
3 years ago

I love all things eggnog! THis post is EVERYTHING. Thank you for including my biscuits.

Haley D Williams
Haley D Williams
3 years ago

All of these are amazing! Pinning so I can have these at the ready for holiday baking xx