Eggnog is that deliciously rich and creamy drink that you can get from the store only around the holidays. But, with these unbelievably good homemade eggnog recipes, you can have a glass anytime you want!

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The fact that eggnog is available only for a month or two out of the year is what makes it feel so special. So, if you’re anything like us, you want to drink as much of the stuff as you can (within reason, of course!) before the holidays are over.

If you’re searching for a recipe for eggnog to help you enjoy this delicious holiday drink without having to go to the store, you can’t go wrong with today’s ideas.

These 15 amazing eggnog recipes will practically guarantee you won’t get bored with your favorite holiday drink. They’re thick, creamy, and full of festive flavor.



Eggnog Recipes To Put You In The Holiday Spirit

From classic eggnog to orange spice, maple bourbon and everything in between, we’ve got a variety of eggnog recipes that will not only satisfy your tastebuds but also keep you coming back for more.

Boozy Pumpkin Nog Shake

If you’re craving a shake this season, try this eggnog recipe on for size. It’s thick, creamy, boozy, and oh-so pumpkin-y (is that a word?), so it will definitely hit the spot.

Boozy Pumpkin Nog Shake
Turn your regular eggnog cocktail up to a whole new level by adding some boozy rum, ice cream, and pumpkin!
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Add Some Peppermint To Your Eggnog

If you love peppermint, this one’s for you. Just add peppermint ice cream and candy canes to your favorite nog to make this Peppermint Egg Nog Punch. Great party drink!

Must-Try Holiday Drink
Say goodbye to store-bought eggnog! It’s so simple to make your own. Just follow these quick tips and tricks.
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Candy Cane Bourbon Nog

Or, try this Candy Cane Bourbon Nog, which uses white chocolate liqueur and candy canes to create that extra Christmas-y flavor. If you’ve never stirred a cocktail with a candy cane before, you are seriously missing out!

Christmas Candy Cane Bourbon Nog
Grab this delicious recipe for a bourbon cocktail with egg nog, white chocolate and candy canes.
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Puerto Rican Eggnog

Coquito has a sweet coconut flavor with hints of cinnamon and vanilla to make an absolutely delicious holiday drink. Cheers to the holiday season!

How to Make Coquito
Coquito is a Puerto Rican style eggnog thatu2019s made with coconut milk, warm spices, and plenty of rum. Itu2019s strong and sweet and totally festive.
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A Creamier Version of Coquito

If you prefer your eggnog to be a bit creamier, here’s a variation of Puerto Rican Eggnog that uses egg yolks to make the drink a little creamier and richer. You’ll love this delicious twist on old fashioned eggnog.

Puerto Rican Eggnog Recipe You Need to Try
This Coquito recipe will knock your socks off! It’s thick, creamy and so delicious -- the perfect drink for the holidays.
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Kahlua Eggnog

Traditionally, rum is the alcohol of choice to add to eggnog. Change things up by adding a splash of coffee liqueur to your favorite eggnog to make a Kahlua Eggnog Cocktail everyone will rave about.

Make a Kahlua Eggnog Cocktail
Keep your tastebuds guessing with this delicious twist on traditional eggnog.
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Eggnog Shooters

Use any homemade eggnog recipe or your favorite store-bought version and add whipped cream.

To style the glasses, dip the rims in vanilla extract followed by edible glitter. Sprinkle a little more edible glitter on top, and you’re good to go. So festive!

Try Holiday Eggnog Shooters
Holiday Eggnog Shooters that are easy to make with a glittered sparkle rim, topped off with whip cream and a striped straw for style!
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Ultimate Nutella Eggnog

Okay, guys, you know we love Nutella. Who could pass up a Nutella Eggnog recipe, not us! Combining homemade eggnog with Nutella is pure magic.

Homemade Nutella Eggnog
Looking for something cozy to share with your family and friends this holiday season? I couldn’t recommend this Homemade Nutella Eggnog any more strongly!
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Homemade Eggnog Lassi

Add yogurt and cardamom to your favorite nog for a fun Indian twist. Don’t forget to drizzle caramel sauce all over the cup – on the inside, of course!

Eggnog Lassi
A holiday classic gets an Indian twist. Eggnog Lassi is the perfect drink to get you in the Christmas spirit. Super simple and ridiculously delicious.
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Maple Bourbon Eggnog

Here’s a delicious twist on America’s favorite holiday drink.

A hint of maple extract takes this Maple Bourbon Eggnog from good to stunning. If you’re searching for a terrific eggnog recipe with alcohol, this is it!

Make Maple Bourbon Eggnog
A dash of maple extract and a healthy dram of bourbon lends delicious winter flavor to a custard-based cooked eggnog thatu2019s perfect for Christmas.
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Gingerbread Eggnog

This Gingerbread Eggnog is delightful because it brings together two of my favorite holiday season flavors into one unbelievably good drink. It tastes like a spiked gingerbread cookie. Yum!

Bourbon and Honey Gingerbread Eggnog
This Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail recipe is creamy, delicious, full of holiday cheer and of course plenty of bourbon!
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Orange Spice Eggnog

My second favorite on the list is probably this Orange Spice Eggnog, which uses orange liqueur, orange zest, and warm spices to create the perfect holiday drink. Prepare to be wowed!

Orange Spiced Eggnog Recipe
This orange spice eggnog is spiced with allspice, cinnamon and clove. The flavor profile gets some reinforcement with the addition of spiced rum and orange liqueur.
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Eggnog Ice Cream Floats

Eggnog Ice Cream Floats won’t warm you up, but they sure are fun to drink! The cinnamon ice cream and ginger ale really add a special flavor and make it great for all ages to enjoy.

Eggnog Ice Cream Float
Cinnamon ice cream is floating in a bubbly mix of ginger ale and eggnog for a tasty, sweet holiday treat!
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Vanilla Mint Nog Cocktail

The buttery flavor of the amaretto liqueur blend with the vanilla and mint to make an ultra-tasty Vanilla Mint Eggnog twist on traditional eggnog.

Vanilla Mint Nog Cocktail
Vanilla nog, rum and peppermint schnapps make this ultimate creamy holiday cocktail!
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Old-Fashioned Non-Alcoholic Eggnog

And, finally, if you don’t drink alcohol or just want to make a classic, kid-friendly version, this old-fashioned non-alcoholic easy eggnog recipe is the perfect solution.

You’ll still get to enjoy the season’s most popular drink just without the booze – and it tastes way better than anything you buy in the store!

Best Homemade Non-Alcoholic Eggnog
Eggs, cream, and spices combine to create this decadent, smooth, yet creamy homemade non-alcoholic eggnog. Enjoy a batch (or many) this holiday season!
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Final Thoughts: Eggnog Recipes

Wow! With this list of delicious homemade eggnog recipes, you can skip the special dairy section at the store and just grab the very basic ingredients you need to create incredible eggnog that will blow you away.

No matter which eggnog recipe(s) you try, you’re sure to the best eggnog recipe right here.

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