Eggnog Scones: perfect for this time of year with a cup of coffee, tea or hot cocoa! The texture is spot on, and the glaze melts in your mouth!
So, be honest, EGGNOG. Love it or hate it?
I love the stuff. I can’t drink gobs of it, but it is such a part of our holiday tradition, I can’t help but love it.
Growing up, we always opened our sibling gifts to each other on Christmas Eve. It was something I always looked forward to. Maybe not so much because of the gifts, but because of the eggnog.
My mom would pour us each a cup (or I should say a mug) of eggnog and she sprinkled nutmeg on top. She would set out a plate of Christmas cookies and we would sit around the tree, sip our eggnog, eat cookies and open gifts.
Doesn’t get much better than that!
Of course Christmas morning we would repeat this scenario, but it was more frenzied. The time seemed to go slower on Christmas Eve…the anticipation, the routines, it just was very enjoyable.
I’ve continued this same tradition with my own family. Like my mom, I have four kids of my own too! Hubby and I enjoy coming home from Christmas Eve church service to eggnog, cookies and gifts. Of course, my picky hubs doesn’t drink the nog, but he participates none the less!
Making these Eggnog Scones was such a wise decision. If I had a choice, I almost always go for biscotti over a scone. I like crunchy vs chewy. However, I already have an eggnog biscotti recipe, so it only makes sense I give the scone equal time in the spot light!
I brought these scones to my parents over Thanksgiving and they were devoured (mainly by my dad!!). I’ve been asked to bring them for Christmas too! That’s a sign they must have been tasty!
What traditions do you keep this holiday season? I’d love to hear it!!
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For the scones:
For the glaze:
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