Let us guess: Every holiday season, you buy a carton of eggnog (or if you’re really fancy, you make it from scratch). But by the time New Year’s rolls around, half of it is still sitting in your fridge. Problem solved: ten surprising ways to cook with this classic holiday treat.

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Eggnog French Toast

Yay, breakfast that’s festive enough for Christmas morning.

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Eggnog Custard with Raspberry Jam

A splash of bourbon is optional…but we strongly encourage it.

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Eggnog Cream Waffles

Because frozen Eggos just don’t cut it today.

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Eggnog Macarons

This dessert is so adorable, it might as well be an ornament.

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Blender Eggnog Crepes

Leftover nog + five simple ingredients = light and fluffy crepe perfection.

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Oatmeal Monkey Bread Muffins

Individually sized, so you don’t have to share.

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Eggnog Rice Pudding

Don’t forget the chocolate and caramel drizzle.

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Eggnog Sugar Cookies

Santa can’t wait to get his hands on these.

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Eggnog Doughnuts with Bourbon Butter and Spiced Sugar

Make them for dessert, then have them again for breakfast.

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Eggnog Ice Cream Float

Sip this cold treat while lounging under a blanket by the fire.

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