Oh, eggnog…how we love thee! It is that time of year again. I bought our first carton of the year this week! Of course we drink this rich, sweet treat…but, try making drinks or baking with it too!
- Eggnog is made from: milk, cream, sugar, eggs (beaten), cinnamon and nutmeg
- Eggnog is thought to have come to us from England.
- Eggnog is typically served in the United States and Canada
- Silk makes a “soy eggnog” that is super tasty
- Horizon makes tasty organic low-fat eggnog.
- So Delicious has a fantastic coconut milk eggnog available.
Ways to Use Eggnog
- In an 8-ounce glass, pour in 3 ounces of eggnog and 4 ounces of Sprite or Ginger Ale. They balance each other out wonderfully!
- How about using it as creamer in your coffee?
- Eggnog smoothie? Try mixing 1 banana, ½ cup eggnog, ½ cup milk and ½ teaspoon of cinnamon and mix in a blender.
Bake With Eggnog:
- Try using eggnog in the place of milk in some of your favorite Holiday recipes. Try it in cookies, cakes, pies, and puddings.
- Make Eggnog Crisps
Recipe for Eggnog Crisps
- ½ cup (1 stick) butter or margarine, melted
- 1 cup of sugar
- 1 egg
- 1 tsp vanilla
- 1 ½ cup cake flour
- ½ cup ground pecan
- ½ tsp ground nutmeg (I like Badia)
- ¾ cups M&Ms, minis (If you do not have M&M minis, you can use regular-sized M&Ms in this recipe or chop up regular sized M&Ms)
- Preheat oven to 350*.
- Line 2 cookie sheets with no-stick foil.
- Cream butter and sugar.
- Add egg and vanilla.
- Combine flour, ground pecans and nutmeg in a separate bowl.
- Add to creamed mixture.
- Add M&Ms.
- Drop by heaping tablespoons onto prepared sheets.
- Press down gently.
- Bake for 9-11 minutes,until edges are lightly golden.
- Should make about 3 dozen cookies