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Homemade Eggnog Scones are perfect for the holidays.
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Eggnog Scones

A perfect scone for the holidays! Eggnog scones are made with eggnog, and a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Baking, Bread, Breakfast
Cuisine: American
Keyword: eggnog scones, how to make scones, scones
Servings: 8 scones
Calories: 296kcal
Author: Kathy


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1/2 cup cold butter cut into small pieces
  • 3/4 cup eggnog
  • 2 Tablespoons eggnog for brushing scones before baking


  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 Tablespoons eggnog


  • In a food processor, add all dry ingredients.  Blend for 3-5 seconds until mixed.
  • Add butter. Blend for 3-5 seconds until butter is well incorporated with the flour mixture.
  • Add 3/4 cup of eggnog.  Blend until mixture forms together, 
  • Remove dough from food processor.  Knead dough a few times, blending in any of the flour mixture that didn't blend into dough.
  • Form dough into a 8 inch circle.  Cut into 8 wedges. Place each wedge on a baking sheet lined with a silicone mat or parchment paper.  Wedges should be spaced 1/2 inch apart. 
  • Brush top of wedges with eggnog.  
  • Bake in a preheated 425 degree oven for 18-20 minutes. 
  • Cool on a baking rack.


  • Mix powdered sugar and 2 Tablespoons of eggnog.
  • Drizzle glaze over cooled scones. 


Serving: 1scone | Calories: 296kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 193mg | Potassium: 236mg | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 420IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 114mg | Iron: 1.6mg