Ahhhh… eggnog. It’s the calorie-laden drinkable holiday dessert that we just can’t quit. Sitting around the fire with a big cup of it definitely screams Christmas, but there are so many more ways that we can enjoy the same delicious taste. These 17 eggnog recipes that *aren’t* a drink definitely give you something new to love. They’re totally unique (don’t worry about doubling up at your neighbor’s potluck) and, obviously, creamy, filling and delicious — just like the real thing.

Chocolate Eggnog Cupcakes

1. Chocolate Eggnog Cupcakes: The holidays call for quick and easy recipes to be around at all times. These cupcakes use boxed cake mix, which is a huge time saver. (via Kleinworth & Co.)

Cranberry Eggnog Bread

2. Cranberry Eggnog Bread: Two of the season’s best flavors come together in this moist frosted bread. It’s basically cake, to be honest. And we love it even more for that. (via Your Cup of Cake)

Eggnog Biscotti

3. White Chocolate Eggnog Biscotti: Your morning cuppa is calling to be stirred by these breakfast beauties. Not to mention they’re vegan, so you can serve them even for your pickiest of friends. (via The Nutritious Kitchen)


4. Eggnog Bundt Cake With Sugary Eggnog Glaze: This bundt cake has eggnog basically all over it. Why have eggnog in just the cake batter when you can put it in the glaze too, amiright? (via Homemade Hooplah)

Eggnog Cheesecake

5. Eggnog Cheesecake: Eggnog is notoriously thick and creamy, which means it’s a perfect addition to cheesecake. One piece of this will put you right in the most delicious food coma. (via Baked By an Introvert)

Eggnog Cookies

6. Eggnog Cookies: Simple and easy drop cookies are a holiday season staple. Try sharing these with your BFFs at a cookie swap. If you don’t eat them all yourself first, that is. (via My Organized Chaos)

Eggnog French Toast

7. Eggnog French Toast: Nothing would make your Christmas morning more festive than these thick slices of eggnog french toast. (via Cooktoria)

Eggnog Fudge

8. Eggnog Fudge: If you have a measly 12 minutes (you know you do), you can make this easy eggnog fudge. Top with gold sprinkles to give it that festive edge. (via Art and the Kitchen)

Eggnog Macarons

9. Eggnog Macarons: The holidays are the best time to cozy up with your loved ones and try new baking techniques together. These eggnog macarons would be the perfect project. (via Liv for Cake)

Eggnog Scented Sugar Cookies

10. Eggnog Scented Sugar Cookies With Easy Vanilla Icing: We all love standard iced sugar cookies for Christmas, but by adding just a bit of eggnog, you’ll add mega flavor while starting a new holiday tradition. (via Half Baked Harvest)

Eggnog Scones

11. Eggnog and Almond Scones: Road-tripping to your parents’ house for the holidays can be a boring feat. Make these scones for the ride and it’ll be smooth sailing the whole way. (via Hungry Girl Por Vida)

Eggnog Waffles

12. Eggnog Waffles (Gluten-Free): Everyone loves a big, fluffy homemade waffle. These are gluten-free, so everyone you make them for can enjoy them. (via Plating Pixels)

Eggnog White Chocolate Truffles

13. Eggnog Truffles: Homemade gifts are the best gifts. Wrap these precious and tasty eggnog truffles up in a bag and gift them to all of your closest buds. (via The Kiwi Cook)

Gingerbread Rollcake With Eggnog Frosting

14. Gingerbread Roll Cake With Eggnog Cream Filling: If the Christmas season could be encapsulated in a cake, it would be this one. Gingerbread + eggnog = DIVINE. (via Neighbor Food Blog)

Spicy Eggnog Pumpkin Pie

15. Spicy Eggnog Pumpkin Pie: Pumpkin pie does not have to get its pink slip after Thanksgiving. Carry it over to Christmas with this spicy adaptation. (via Our Joyful Home)

Spiked Eggnog Icecream

16. Spiked Eggnog Ice Cream: Who says you can’t have ice cream in winter? This would be so legit on top of a slice of the pumpkin pie mentioned above. (via Whip This Up)

Vegan Eggnog Pancakes

17. Vegan Eggnog Pancakes: Thankfully, there a lot of vegan eggnog options these days. Take some for a test drive with these perfect vegan pancakes. (via Pickles & Honey)

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