Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail

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This Gingerbread eggnog cocktail is a refreshing holiday drink. You have a creamy cocktail that is loaded with warm spices so you get the flavor of gingerbread in every sip. 

I could not think of a better way to get into the mood of the holiday season than with this delicious Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail.  This is the perfect treat to have besides the roaring fire on a cool night.

Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail

A boozy eggnog drink that will warm you from the inside out. This eggnog drink is more than festive. Give this easy eggnog cocktail recipe a try for your entertaining needs. 

gingerbread eggnog cocktail

Make it an extra special treat and have some Gingerbread cookies with your cocktail.  Two of my favorite holiday treats are Gingerbread men and the smell of eggnog.

With the extra eggnog you have left, try our delicious No-Bake Eggnog Bars.  You will love them!!

Ways To Serve Up This Gingerbread Cocktail

  • A dollop of whipped cream
  • Sprinkle of Nutmeg or Cinnamon
  • Add some gingerbread cookies on the side 
  • Add a scoop of ice cream for a float 

Which Alcohol Goes Best With Eggnog

I personally find that bourbon goes really well with eggnog. Now if you have another idea you are welcome to replace it with another liqueur if you prefer. Brandy, whiskey, scotch, spiced rum, are all great as well. 

What Is Eggnog Made Of 

You will find true traditional eggnog is made with cream or milk, raw eggs, and sugar. Then you will find you can get eggnog with spices that offer rich flavor. Then many add-in alcohol to serve up your friends.  

Why Is Eggnog A Christmas Thing 

Eggnog is dated back to the British area wherein the winter they would create a warm milk drink with eggs and add in spices. The British would add in some expensive liquors to prevent it from spoiling.  

Can You Make This Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail Ahead Of Time 

You will want the flavors to chill for two hours so this is a great way to make ahead, mix and then pour into glasses and serve. I made this for a holiday party last year and it was one of the items that were a talk of the party. Whip this up and enjoy it. 

Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail

Can I Make My Own Eggnog For This Cocktail 

Absolutely. If you want to make homemade eggnog go right ahead. If you prefer to buy eggnog go ahead and do that. This is all about personal preference. For a quick cocktail just buy quality eggnog since it will stand out in the drink. 

Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail

Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail

Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail

Delicious Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail mixing two of my favorite holiday treats, gingerbread and eggnog. 


  • 1/2 Gallon Eggnog
  • 2 Tbsp. molasses
  • 1/4 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp freshly grated nutmeg
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/2 cup Bourbon
  • 1/2 cup ginger liqueur


  1. In a large pitcher add your eggnog, ginger, nutmeg, molasses, and cinnamon.
  2. Stir to combine.
  3. Chill for 2 hours.
  4. Add you liquors
  5. Stir to combine
  6. Pour the eggnog into glasses.
  7. Sprinkle with nutmeg

Nutrition Information:



Serving Size:


Amount Per Serving: Calories: 380Total Fat: 14gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 5gCholesterol: 200mgSodium: 187mgCarbohydrates: 36gFiber: 0gSugar: 34gProtein: 16g

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