12 Days of Sharing:Holiday Eggnog Fudge~Noel’s Kitchen Tips

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. With the temperatures dropping, snowflakes falling, the fireplace lit and the holiday decorations are all through the house. To me, the holidays are so much fun when the whole family can get involved, especially the kids. One of the best ways to make wonderful holiday memories with kids is to bake holiday cookies and treats. Homemade baked goods are extremely popular during the holidays. The memories that creating Christmas baked goods provide is by far the most important thing.

This holiday season, I wanted to try some new Christmas recipes to share with family, friends and add to our team’s  Nevada County Bakers  family cookbook.


Today I’m sharing one of those new recipes with you as part of the 12 Days of Sharing, being hosted by In Jennie’s Kitchen.  This year I’ve enjoyed being active in my community and excited about being able to take part in the Share Our Strength campaign during this past year and dedicating myself to help in the fight against childhood hunger. Without community service, we would not have a strong quality of life. It’s important to the person who serves as well as the recipient. It’s the way in which we ourselves grow and develop.

By posting and sharing your favorite holiday cookie, candy or treat along with a favorite holiday memory, you can contribute to the Share Our Strength Campaign by raising awareness in your community and across America. In the year ahead, nearly 17 million children in America will face hunger. That’s nearly one in four children. This holiday season, you can help. Join us in the fight to End Childhood Hunger.


 The cookie swap will run until December 18th, so there’s still time to participate:

  • Simply make a donate to Share Our Strength  by clicking on the above 12 Days of Sharing Badge. By donating you will be entered in a giveaway to win some fantastic prizes  inluding a new Cuisinart Mixer, Gift Certificates and More! Every little bit makes a difference, so no donation is too small.
  • Submit your favorite cookie recipe to the Virtual Cookie Jar. Share with your fellow readers on Twitter, Facebook, My Space and  encourage them to join in as well.  (How to participate details)
  • Visit In Jennie’s Kitchen often and the Virtual Cookie Jar for featured recipes, more from bloggers hosting, and recipes from the virtual cookie jar.

This recipe looks, smells and tastes great!  Fudge is always a perfect sweet gift during the holidays.

Holiday Eggnog Fudge1

Holiday Eggnog Fudge


1/4 cup butter, chilled

2 cups sugar

1 cup eggnog

3/4 cup white chocolate chips

2 cups mini-marshmallows

1 cup pecans, chopped

1/2 teaspoon nutmeg

1/2 teaspoon cinnamon


Line a 9×12-inch pan with aluminum foil and set aside. Rub the sides of a large saucepan with a little butter.

Add the eggnog and sugar, and bring to a rolling boil over medium to medium heat, stirring constantly. Boil for two minutes.

Eggnog Sugar

Fold in the marshmallows, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Bring back to a light boil for another 5 minutes, stirring constantly.

Eggnog Marshmellow

Remove from heat and add the butter, white chocolate.

Stir until thoroughly mixed or until the mixture starts to lose its glossy appearance.

Pour into prepared pan. Sprinkle with pecans. Cool at room temperature. Remove from pan, remove foil, cut into 1-inch squares.

Eggnog Fudge Setting


 It’s great fun to make holiday cookies and treats with kids during the Christmas season. Holiday baking is something that can be shared with family members of all ages. Happy Holidays!

Holiday Eggnog Fudge

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About noelskitchen

Noel is a CEO and Mother of 4 who can be found blogging from her home office, who's passionate about family, nutrition, fitness and supporting others reach their health & fitness goals. Noel uses her blog to share about simple, healthy recipes, nutrition tips, walking, workouts and a little sprinkle of life! She created Noel's Kitchen Tips teaching families how to make budget friendly meal and healthy recipes. She's blessed to have the opportunity to be able to teach busy moms and families how to use food and cooking as a means of bringing family meal times back to the table and stay fit.


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  2. Yum! That fudge looks fantastic. I’m not a huge fan of eggnog (to drink), but I think it sounds like a delightful fudge flavor. I’ll give this one a try!

  3. Thanks Jen! I cut down the sugar by 1 cup to 2 cups rather than 3 cups because it rather a sweet tasting fudge. I don’t drink egg nog that much either but I’ve only tried it as a drink and heard others rant and rave about egg nog fudge so I thought I’d give it a try.

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