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Holiday Eggnog Muffins

Holiday Eggnog Muffins

These Holiday Eggnog Muffins are a delicious recipe to make for Christmas morning! They are spiced with nutmeg, cinnamon, and ginger, and the eggnog in the muffins creates a moist muffin that tastes like the holidays.
5 from 7 votes
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 25 mins
Course Breakfast, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12
Calories 151 kcal


  • 2 Large mixing bowls
  • Measuring cups and spoons
  • Whisk
  • Spatula
  • 12 Cup Muffin tin


  • 3/4 Cup Whole wheat flour
  • 1/2 Cup Unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 Cup Oatmeal quick oats
  • 1/2 Cup Turbinado sugar or coconut sugar
  • 2 1/4 teaspoons Baking powder
  • 1 tsp Ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 tsp Ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp Ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp Fine sea salt
  • 3/4 Cup Light eggnog
  • 1/4 Cup Unsweetened almond milk
  • 1 1/4 tsp Pure vanilla extract
  • 1/4 Cup Coconut oil melted and cooled slightly
  • 1 Large Egg


  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F. Spray the muffin tin with nonstick baking spray or line with paper liners.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together the flour, oats, sugar, baking powder, nutmeg, cinnamon, cloves, and salt until well blended.
  • In another bowl whisk together the eggnog, milk, oil, vanilla, and egg until well blended.
  • Pour the eggnog mixture into the flour mixture and stir with a spatula until combined.
  • Using a measuring cup, evenly distribute the muffin batter among the 12 cup muffin tin, filling them ⅔ full.
  • Sprinkle the batter with additional sugar and cinnamon, optionally.
  • Bake in the preheated oven until a toothpick inserted in the center comes out clean,14-16 minutes.
  • Remove from the oven and place the muffin tin on a wire rack to cool for about 5 minutes. Then carefully remove the muffins from the tin.


  • The recipe makes 12 regular muffins.
  • The muffins can be kept in a container on the counter or the fridge for up to 5 days.
  • The muffins can be frozen for up to 3 months: Place in two zip-top bags and place in the freezer. Defrost when on the counter when ready to be eaten.
Keyword Christmas Muffins, Easy Eggnog Muffins, Eggnog Muffins, Holiday Muffins