National Eggnog Day is observed once each year on December 24, which makes it a perfect excuse to whip up a yummy eggnog themed treat or drink for the holiday season. This roundup features recipes ranging from eggnog stuffed donuts with whiskey glaze to eggnog sugar cookie bars, and eggnog white russian cocktails to custardy egg nog dump cake. So if you love eggnog, the search is over! The hardest part will be deciding which recipe to make first.

1. Egg Nog Cheesecake Parfaits with Cold Hot Fudge from It’s Lauren, of Course!

From the website: “If you’ve never had cold “hot” fudge, you’re in for a serious treat, sure to become a new family favorite!”

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2. Egg Nog White Russian Cocktail from A Simple Piece of Me

From the website: “The holidays are here and what better way to incorporate egg nog and alcohol together. I LOVE eggnog! It’s one of the many things I look forward too when it comes to the Holidays. I know there are people out there that don’t like eggnog, and I’m sorry if you’re one of them that hate it, I will think of you next time when creating an alcoholic beverage to share on ASPOM, but today the star of the show is.. EGGNOG!”

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3. Egg Nog Cookie Cups from The Typical Mom

From the website: “I’m obsessed with egg nog during the holidays…and baking! This year I thought it might be fun to make some mini egg nog cookie cups with the kids. They were so easy to do.”

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4. Egg Nog Stuffed Donuts with a Whiskey Glaze from The Food in My Beard

From the website: “Homemade donuts are one of my all time favorite things. I had this idea to replace the pastry cream in a filled donut with egg nog. It wasn’t enough for me to jump on the idea, until I actually decided to use whisky as the glaze. Once I thought of that, I made them immediately! I loved these donuts.”

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5. Egg Nog Lamingtons from Tinsel Box 

From the website: “A moist and delicious egg nog spiced sponge cake is coated in an egg nog white chocolate icing and tossed in coconut making these Egg Nog Lamingtons a delicious festive treat.”

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6. Egg Nog Panna Cotta with Caramel-Run Sauce from My Gourmet Connection

From the website: “Panna cotta is a silky smooth, eggless custard traditionally made by thickening sweetened cream with gelatin. We’ve made a holiday version using eggnog and topped it with an easy homemade caramel sauce flavored with a touch of rum.”

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7. Cozy Eggnog Latte from Kalejunkie

From the website: “Here’s my most favorite eggnog latte recipe that’s better (and more nutritious) than a Starbucks eggnog latte recipe. And it’s so easy to make a latte at home, even without an espresso maker!”

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8. Eggnog Sugar Cookie Bars from Inside BruCrew Life

From the website: “Two times the eggnog makes these Eggnog Sugar Cookie Bars the perfect sweet treat for the eggnog lover in your life.  Plus, bar cookies are so much easier to make than regular sugar cookies making them perfect for these next few busy weeks.”

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9. Custardy Eggnog Dump Cake from Cupcakes and Cutlery

“It needs just a few ingredients and very little effort. It’s a great idea for when you need a party dessert but don’t have a lot of time! It’s SO good! I love it and I don’t even like eggnog.”

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Kirsten Clark is a high school English and Social Studies teacher, a reader, a runner, a writer, a lover of good food, and most importantly, a new mom. Kirsten lives in Vermilion, Alberta with her husband, and since welcoming a baby boy last December, she is embracing the new adventure of motherhood with all of its ups and downs. She occasionally blogs at, and posts regularly on Instagram @kirstenlanae. Find her on Twitter also.

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