Make the holidays extra happy with these fun eggnog-inspired recipes. From oatmeal to fudge, you’ll love combining your favorite holiday flavors into these delicious sweet treats. Eggnog makes the perfect base flavor for cakes, pies, cookies, muffins and more, so celebrate the official ingredient of the season with one of these delicious desserts this year.

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1. Melt-in-your-mouth Eggnog cookies

Your favorite eggnog in cookie form!

2. Eggnog Cranberry cheesecake

Two holiday flavors unite to make Christmas miracles in the kitchen.

3. Eggnog Overnight Oats

Make eggnog acceptable for breakfast.

4. Eggnog bread

You had me at “rum glaze.”

5. Eggnog Biscotti

Perfect for dunking in your coffee… or in your eggnog.

6. Eggnog Gooey Butter Bars

Butter bars packed with creamy eggnog flavor.

7. Eggnog Rice pudding

A decadent dessert option.

8. Eggnog Pancakes

Light, fluffy and full of eggnog flavor.

9. Eggnog Ice cream

Why should warm desserts have all the fun?

10. Eggnog Banana bread

Not your grandma’s banana bread!

11. Eggnog Cinnamon rolls

Just when you thought cinnamon rolls had reached perfection, eggnog icing comes along.

12. Eggnog Cake

A minimalistic, classy looking cake.


Save some eggnog for this flavorful quick bread.


Eggnog fudge makes a great gift.

15. Eggnog Cranberry, Orange muffins

All the flavors of the holidays rolled up in one muffin — perfect for Christmas morning breakfast or late night seasonal snack.

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Meghan is a full-time writer exploring the fun facts behind food. She lives a healthy lifestyle but lives for breakfast, dessert and anything with marinara. She’s thrown away just as many meals as she’s proud of.