11/30/2012 09:09 am ET Updated Sep 25, 2017

The Best Uses For Eggnog, Besides Drinking It

Drinking eggnog is a lot like hanging with an old college buddy: it's fun and you tend to get sloshed, but you don't want to do it more than once or twice a year. We're not saying that we don't love eggnog, we do -- we love it so much that we tasted 17 different kinds to find the best one. But we're the first to admit that it's insanely rich. It's made out of egg yolks, cream and sugar after all.

Not surprisingly, there are recipes that recommend you eat this beverage with a spoon -- like you would a dessert -- because it's just that rich. But its richness is exactly why eggnog is a great ingredient to bake with, because a little more sugar and butter can only mean good things, right? Here are 23 ways you can enjoy eggnog, aside from drinking it from a glass.

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