The BEST Egg Nog

The Best Egg Nog Recipe

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Sue Siwirski


I got this recipe out of a carton of eggs back in the 90's. I've made it every year since for Christmas--it's become a family tradition. Even people that don't think they like egg nog love this recipe!


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30-5 oz servings
30 Min
No-Cook or Other


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  • 12
    eggs, separated
  • 1 c
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 qt
    half and half
  • 1 pt
    heavy cream, whipped
  • 1 Tbsp
    vanilla extract
  • ·

How to Make The BEST Egg Nog


  1. Beat egg yolks with sugar. (at this point, you can add 2 c Bourbon & 1 c Brandy if desired---I don't)
  2. Add salt to egg whites and whip till stiff
  3. Mix half and half into egg yolks.
  4. Fold beaten egg whites and beaten whipping cream into egg yolk mixture. Add Vanilla. Garnish with nutmeg if desired.
  5. We drink it immediately. If you chill it first, stir before serving as it separates.

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About The BEST Egg Nog

Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American

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