White Chocolate Eggnog Scones with Eggnog Glaze

Eggnog scones are a delicious way to use up leftover eggnog!  Add a little white chocolate and eggnog glaze, and you have a perfect holiday snack or addition to brunch!

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Eggnog seems to be one of those things that I always have around during the holiday season, and at times it’s just kind of sitting there in the fridge with no one really drinking it.  But because it’s the Christmas season I feel compelled to buy it so I do, but I make sure not to let it go to waste.  I like to substitute milk with eggnog in cookies, cakes, pancakes, waffles and many baking recipes, so we can enjoy the taste of this holiday drink in other ways.

So this past weekend when I had a hankering for warm scones I decided to make Eggnog Scones, and not just regular scones, but scones with chunks of white chocolate!  These were SO delicious, in fact my husband has told me at least 5 times how much he loved this recipe!  They are perfectly spiced with eggnog, cinnamon and nutmeg!  And in every bite you get a chunk of white chocolate….yummmmmm

White Chocolate Eggnog Scones with Eggnog Glaze {A Pretty Life}

I love that in less than half an hour I had a batch of fresh baking ready!  10 minutes to prep, 15 minutes to bake, and you’ve got warm delicious scones ready to enjoy with a cuppa tea or holiday coffee!  Great for last minute guests!

White Chocolate Eggnog Scones with Eggnog Glaze {A Pretty Life}

You don’t have to add the glaze, but I would…it just takes these scones to the next flavour level!  But you must add the white chocolate…SO delicious!  I hope you enjoy this recipe!

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White Chocolate Eggnog Scones with Eggnog Glaze

Servings 12

Ingredients

Eggnog Scones:

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 tsp baking soda
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 3/4 tsp cinnamon
  • dash nutmeg
  • 1/2 cup of cold butter cut into small chunks
  • 3/4 cup eggnog
  • 1/4 cup chopped white chocolate

Eggnog Glaze:

  • 1/2 cup icing sugar confectioner's sugar
  • 1 - 2 tbsp eggnog

Instructions

  1. Preheat your oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a bowl whisk together the flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda, salt and cinnamon.
  3. Using a pastry cutter, cut the cold butter into the flour mixture until the butter is pea sized.
  4. Stir in the eggnog until the dough is moistened, but be careful not to over mix it or the biscuits will be tough.
  5. Stir in the chopped white chocolate.
  6. Lay a sheet of wax or parchment paper onto a baking sheet.
  7. Press the dough into a ball and transfer it on to the paper and press it down into a circular disk. Flatten the dough to a 1 inch thickness.
  8. Using knife or cookie cutter cut the dough into triangles (like a pizza), to make 12 scones.
  9. Spread the scones out so there is about 2 inches between them on the sheet.
  10. Bake for ~10-15 minutes. The scones are done when the bottom edges are slightly brown.
  11. When they are done baking, transfer the scones to a cooling rack.

Eggnog Glaze:

  1. While the scones are baking, mix together the ingredients for the glaze.

Putting it all together:

  1. Once the scones have cooled, drizzle them with the eggnog glaze. To do this I transfer the glaze into a ziplock bag, cut a corner of the bag off, and pipe the icing onto the cooled scones.
  2. Enjoy!

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Here are more delicious recipes to use up that eggnog!

Eggnog Bundt Cake with Eggnog Sugar Glaze

Eggnog Bundt Cake with Eggnog Sugar Glaze {A Pretty Life}

Eggnog Ice Box Cookies

Eggnog Ice Box Cookies {A Pretty Life}

Homemade Eggnog Latte

Homemade Eggnog Latte {A Pretty Life}

Eggnog Pancakes

Eggnog Pancakes

Have a delicious day!

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7 Comments

  • Reply nicolthepickle December 8, 2015 at 5:27 AM These look delicious. We love scones here, although I don't make them often.
  • Reply nicolthepickle December 8, 2015 at 5:28 AM Ps. I love that baking sheet. It looks like mine.
    • Reply Jo-Anna@APrettyLife December 8, 2015 at 1:41 PM I love it too! So much great baking done to get a perfect pan like that! ;)
  • Reply Dina December 20, 2015 at 12:49 AM These Scones look fantastic! Thank you for sharing! Pinned and followed!
  • Reply Mollie December 21, 2015 at 1:00 PM Scones, eggnog, white chocolate! Yes, please! Thanks for sharing this on Throwback Thursday, and I'll be pinning this to our board! Be sure to follow! :) Happy Holidays!
  • Reply Karly December 29, 2015 at 7:18 AM These scones look amazing! Thanks for linking up with What's Cookin' Wednesday!
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