Monday, December 24, 2012

Creamy No Bake Eggnog Pie & {Giveaway Closed}

Merry Christmas everyone! Not only do I have a delicious recipe to share with you today, but I also have a fun little giveaway from Taste of Home. I was so excited when Taste of Home contacted me last month about hosting a holiday giveaway. Taste of home is one of my favorite publications that I receive throughout the year.

Since receiving the magazines in the mail I have literally read them from cover to cover. So many great recipes yet so little time. Each magazine is packed full of beautiful photos of each recipe.


I received The Best Holiday Recipes filled with 235 Treasured Family Recipes. Everything you need to plan your Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Years meal. Fabulous appetizers, soups, breakfast , breads, rolls, desserts and main dishes. There's even a section on turkey leftovers.

The Creamy No Bake Eggnog Pie pictured above was featured in The Best Holiday Recipes. I love eggnog, so I couldn't wait to make this pie. I love that this was a no bake recipe, so it literally took no time to throw together. Everyone loved the creamy festive flavor. What a fun new way to enjoy eggnog.   


 I have such a sweet tooth that my favorite book was the Best Loved Cookies & Candies.  This edition has 150 recipes for the best cookies and candies. Whoppie pies, Southern Tea Cakes, Chocolate Reindeer's, Fruitcake cookies and Hot Chocolate Cookies, Friendship Brownies and Peanut Butter Fudge just to name a few.

The third and last holiday edition was for Best Loved Food Gifts. This one is has 143 creative holiday gift ideas. Caramel Apple Jam, Jalapeno Jelly, Blueberry Banana Bread, Lemon Thyme Bread, Mexican Hot Chocolate Mix, Cheese Balls and Seasoning Mixes. This one is loaded with tons of great gifts from the kitchen.  


 If you love the holidays just like me then you’ll love this little giveaway. Taste of Home is giving one lucky Mommy's Kitchen reader a copy of: Best Holiday Recipes, Best-Loved Cookies and Candies and The Best Food Gifts. (Each Magazine retails for $9.99). 

How To Enter:
Just leave a comment below telling me your favorite holiday treat?
I will pick one random winner using random.org. Winner will be notified by email. The winner will have 48 hours to reply or a new winner will be chosen. Comments on Facebook do not count as entries. Entries will be accepted from today until Monday December 31st, 2012. Good luck, and Merry Christmas.

Winner of the Taste of Home Holidays Editions Magazine Bundle is.....
JaimeLynne Crazyinthemaking






Creamy No Bake Eggnog Pie

4 - ounces cream cheese, softened

1 - tablespoon butter, softened
1/2 - cup confectioners’ sugar
1/4 - cup eggnog
2 - tablespoon sour cream
1 - teaspoon pumpkin pie spice, optional
1 1/2 - cups whipped topping (cool whip)
1 - 9 inch graham cracker crust
1/8 - ground nutmeg

In a small bowl, beat the cream cheese, butter and confectioners'
sugar until smooth. 


Beat in the eggnog, sour cream and pie spice. Fold in whipped topping; spread into crust. Sprinkle with nutmeg. 

Cover and freeze for 4 hours or until firm. Remove from the freezer
15 minutes before slicing.

Yields: 8 servings.


 

 Disclosure:  Taste of Home provided me with (3) Holiday Edition Magazines for the purpose of this review. They also provided a second set to use in a reader giveaway.
 
 
 

111 comments:

Denise said... #

My favorite Christmas treat are Gingerbread Men !!

Denise
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VickiT said... #

Ooh that looks just yummy. I've sadly already done all my shopping for the holiday. Of course, we can still get yummy egg nog in January. My twin sons birthdays are in January and one of them is living back with us for awhile with his family and he LOVES Egg nog so this might be something I will be making for his birthday.

And to answer your question.....with a question LOL HOW can I possibly tell you my favorite? That's a tough thing to do.
One of my very favorites is a recipe I got years ago somewhere for pecan pie bars. OH those are SO good and taste just like a pecan pie with less fuss.

I hope you have an amazing Christmas. Thank you for another great giveaway. I LOVE Taste of Home and used to subscribe for years. I have almost a half of an entire bookshelf just of their magazine which is the biggest reason I had to stop. I do still pick them up though because the recipes are always so good.

Diana Pearce said... #

I want to win...enjoy your blog !

Kate said... #

My favorite treats are Santa sugar cut out cookies! They bring back so many memories from my childhood and now I make them with my children.

mjmccoy64 said... #

My favorite Christmas dessert is Pecan Pie!

Cooking55lady said... #

I have to run to the store and get some eggnog and give this a try. My favorite holiday treat is chocolate fudge--with or without nuts.

bluiiis said... #

I have some really yummy sweet potato recipes that double as a side or dessert! Merry Christmas, Tina!

robinns said... #

My favorite is peppermint bark! Yum!

Shannon Family said... #

Just found your blog and love it!
I love anything with mint! Last night we had peppermint hot chocolate.
Thanks for your hard work and all your great recipes.
Heather

BumbleBeeLane said... #

Hmmm depends on the day.I love Salted Pretzel Chocolate Chip Cookies right now.Yummm.Warm Blessings!~Amy
cottageprims@hotmail.com

annc999 said... #

I absolutely LOVE homemade butter spritz cookies in the shape of Christmas trees. I love to bake!

Thanks!

Anonymous said... #

I enjoy the stand by coca cola jello salad. One of my favorites.


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Lois--Huckleberry Lady said... #

I love my mother's fruitcake!!!
And love Taste of Home!!!
That eggnog pie sounds good, I must try it!!
Lois

Anonymous said... #

My favorite treat is peanut butter fudge!!

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Deborah Maganza said... #

Favorite Holiday treat? Would have to be rainbow or layer cookies. I'm eating some right now.

Jenn said... #

My favorite holiday treat is homemade caramel!

Alison said... #

Pecan pie!

suburban prep said... #

Toffee brittle cookies

LinderLou said... #

Anything chocolate - Best is an old family favorite, Coconut Bon Bon's. Just wonderfully delicious!

KiwiDolphin said... #

Oooo can't wait to try this. I haven't tried anything of yours that me nor the family didn't like. I would have to say I have two; 1 is more for me & the munchkin which is your Santa Cut out sugar cookies--favorite b/c it helps make precious memories that we've all grown up with & I love helping shape them for him even if he's a boy & doesn't really wanna help for long LOL. 2nd I would have to be for DH & that's your chocolate chess pie, that is a no brainer for every holiday season I have to make at least two of these--he absolutely LOVES this recipe & says it brings him back to some cherished memories of his grandmother making it.

Karen said... #

Ohhhhhhhh Christmas crack...I have tried using pretzels instead of nuts, oh soooooo good, also added rasins instead of nuts. I like to see the stunned look on peoples faces when I tell them that I made up a batch of crack and ask if they would like to try some. Way to funny, they tell me they were speechless to think a 69 year old gma cooks up crack, we all have a good laugh. Now every year they ask me to make a batch of crack for them, omg the looks we got when a friend asked me if I was making crack for Christmas in the grocery checkout line or the first time I made it and emailed my grandaughter that I made up a batch of crack, omg, my son was on the phone in a matter of minutes wondering what was going on. Not only is Christmas crack soooo good, you just can't eat one piece, we have had some good laughs when I ask people if they would like to try some of my crack.

lisa avila said... #

This looks so good, I love eggnog

Angie said... #

My mom's old-fashioned southern cornbread dressing.



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Monica said... #

I love having cheesecake with a holiday meal.

Susan Mckeever said... #

Ginger Spice Molasses Cookies

Veronica Gomes said... #

One of my favorite Christmas treats is sugar cookies with the frosting of course...yummy!!! It always amazes me how many diffferent goodies I make when I'm done baking every year!!! I love baking & cooking.
May God bless your kitchens...

Anonymous said... #

My favorite Christmas Treat is Kolache. Something that takes me back to my childhood and Christmas with one of my grandmas

Nancy A. said... #

I love anything pumpkin!! All fall and winter, that;s my favorite dessert. Just made some pumpkin bread yesterday, the rest of the family gets tired of all my pumpkin stuff pretty fast, love the cake roll and ice cream, too, Never made a cake roll, though. Have a great holiday!!

Nancy said... #

So many holiday treats to choose from how do I pick just one? I love all kinds of Christmas cookies, however, the one that reminds me of holidays past is my mom's fudge nougat, yum!

Nancy said... #

Love all kinds of Christmas treats, but my favorite would have to be fudge nougat!

Beth said... #

My favorite is Ginger snaps.I love your blog.

Anonymous said... #

My favorite Christmas treat is by far fudge puddle cookies.. YUM... SANDI R

suzanne said... #

Favorite treat,oh my there are so many. I guess it would be my homemade carmel corn and my mom's homemade truffles. Oh BTW love the blog and the recipes!

KaySue said... #

Chocolate covered pretzels.
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momof2girls said... #

I love gingerbread cookies.

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Chelle said... #

My favorite Holiday recipe is Potica. A filled and rolled sweet bread that has been a family tradition for as long as I can remember. It's time consuming but oh so worth the wait! Love your blogs and and wide variety of recipes. Keep them coming!

Melodie said... #

Spice Cookies!

Anonymous said... #

I guess my favorite holiday treat would have to be chocolate fudge. And I haven't even had any this year! Merry Christmas to you and yours, Tina!

DebNJoizee919@aol.com

Linzroberts320 said... #

We have a special German coffee cake once a year - Christmas morning! That's my favorite and it's baking in the oven as I type!!

Nancy said... #

My favorite holiday treat is the Sugar Cookie cut outs my girls and I do each year, not necessarily the cookies themselves but the wonderful memories we make each year as we do them. Wouldn't be Christmas without these. myonly@yahoo.com Hope your Christmas is wonderful and thank you for your great blog all year, looking forward to more next year.

Dot said... #

My favorite is your cut out cookies. I made both kinds, eggwash, and frosted. Yummy in the Tummy!
Love your recipes. Thank you!
Merry Christmas.

annemarie said... #

I love cutout sugar cookies with lots of frosting and sprinkles.

becka said... #

It's hard to narrow it down to just one, but I do love Mexican Wedding Cookies.

Joan said... #

I like the salty snacks like the chex mix.

apple blossom said... #

chocolate covered cherries

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debbig said... #

Any holiday cookie is my big downfall for the holidays! Also fudge. Thanks for the great give-a-ways!
debbi g

Cathie said... #

My favorite holiday cookie is Swedish Butter Balls. But then it could be Coconut BonBon, or Date filled Cookies ,,,,the list is endless. the best is the one in your hand.

Heidi Grogan said... #

Can't wait to try this pie! My favorite holiday treat is "Meltaway Sugar Cookies." It's my mom's recipe and they are delicious!!

Lee Bell said... #

This pie looks yummy! My favorite is anything pumpkin or egg nog.

Bev Morris said... #

My favorite is White Chocolate Pie, it is delish, my husband requests this every Christmas.

Craftfan1964 said... #

My favorite treat is pumpkin pie with lots of whip cream.

keshakeke said... #

My favorite Christmas treat is my Mommy's Chocolate Cake!
keshakeke at gmail dot com

Anonymous said... #

Hi there, and best wishes for the holiday season to everyone. My favorite Christmas treat is my Grandmother's authentic Old English Plum Pudding. In late October or early November she starts collecting a wonderful assortment of fruits and nuts and spices. Starts making the Plum Puddings around the first of December, steams it in cheesecloth, then hangs it in her pantry until Christmas so it dries and ripens. The aroma of drying puddings is indescribable! And when warmed up and served with vanilla "hard sauce", it can't be beat!

Thanks for all the great recipes. :-)

Celtic Meg said... #

Sorry I didn't insert a user name for my comment on the Plum Puddings. I am Celtic Meg.

Patty Weathers said... #

My grandmother's frosted soft molasses cookies! My family looks forward to my making these. I have had to double the recipe!

Crazy In The Making said... #

My daughter loves all things eggnog so when I saw this recipe I thought of her and immediately went to my kitchen to make it. Dinner is still in the crockpot so I can't speak for her yet but I think she will be happily surprised after dinner. :)

My favorite treat is potato chip cookies.

Hope you are having a wonderful holiday.

Anonymous said... #

I love my great-great grandmother's old-timey fudge. It is called "Mamie's Fudge". Yumm.

Anonymous said... #

Love my moms sugar cookies!

Michelle
mmwright@bex.net

Me said... #

I miss my gandmama's home ,ade boiled custard.

Andrea said... #

My favorite treat during Christmas is my peanut butter balls. Thanks for the chance to enter.

Andrea D.
short74717@msn.com

Diane said... #

I love my daughter's cut out sugar cookies. They are so good and mine just don't come out as good as her's.

Diane

Susan C said... #

I love oatmeal fudge.

Phyllis said... #

I love buckeyes candy.

Phyllis said... #

I love buckeyes candy.

Anonymous said... #

I love frosted sugar cookies. thabnks connie danielson

Aunt lodi said... #

It would have to be my Frosted Cut Out Sour Cream Sugar cookies.
I will try this recipe, our family loves EggNog.

Contessa said... #

My new favorite this year is the peppermint cheesecake I made to take to my inlaws house. Turned out very yummy!

Greenville Coupon Clippers said... #

Favorite holiday treat would have to be cookies and fudge - but to pick one would be impossible!! Thanks!

Hillary Minnix said... #

Molasses cookies with red hots on top

Anonymous said... #

My chocolate cherry cake with my own version of cream cheese frosting! I bake them for family, friends and coworkers and they can't wait to have more. :)

Anonymous said... #

My favorite holiday treats are thumbprint cookies - yummy!!!

Lisa said... #

My grandma's homemade butter cookies and buttercream icing - she always decorated them with red hots, chopped nuts or those silver dragees that look like BBs. They were so good, your stash wasn't safe from anyone!

Katie said... #

My favorite treat is all of the homemade cookies and fudge. If it's sweet, I like it.

The Better Baker said... #

Tina - you always share the BESTEST recipes! I think my favorite Christmas treat is anything with caramel & chocolate! Love it all. =)

Susan B said... #

We love pecan bars, and sugar cookie bars with sprinkles. I like to do bars because they are easy and they travel well! Thanks Tina, for the opportunity and your fabulous blog!!!
susan23cherub@yahoo.com

black bear cabin said... #

one of my favorite treats is the Oatmeal Scotties that my cousin make. im not really a fan of sweets, or cookies, but i love those, and she only makes them once a year...and last year she didnt make them at all, so i was totally psyched to get a giant bag this year :)

Southern Girl said... #

My favorite holiday treat isn't a dessert, but it IS a treat, because we only have them at Christmas -- sausage balls! I used a new gluten-free recipe this year, and was really surprised when everyone loved it more than our old stand-by recipe.

shutterbug (Elaine) said... #

Thanks for the giveaway opportunity! My favorite holiday treat is the Peanut Blossom cookies. The peanut butter ones with the chocolate kiss. I only make them once a year because I'd eat them all myself. :)

Anonymous said... #

Grandma's Hungarian cookies are the family favorites.

kelly said... #

homemade maple cream candy using watkins maple extract. these are dipped in chocolate.
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Anonymous said... #

Divinity. I finally made it perfect and realized that I had forgotten the vanilla...

Robin H said... #

My favorite holiday dessert is RED VELVET CAKE! and RED VELVET CHEESECAKE! Beautiful to look at and Delicious to devour.

karenl said... #

My favorites are my niece's snicker doodle cookies

Anonymous said... #

I love Wedding Cake cookies- they are the bomb.
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Anonymous said... #

I love gingerbread cookies the best.
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Dawn said... #

I am not sure I could pick just one holiday treat. I guess it would be chocolate covered pretzels. The salty and sweet are a perfect combo.

Anonymous said... #

Hard to choose a favorite holiday treat, but maybe a cheese ball.
The eggnog pie looks delicious.
Anything with cream cheese would
have to be good, wouldn't it??
Happy New Year to all!!

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Kay Dee said... #

My Christmas favorite treat is peanut butter cookies with chocolate kisses on top. Yum!

Anonymous said... #

I don't think I can pick a favorite for me, but my sons love the homemade spritz cookies and eat them by the handful.

Heather Babcock said... #

My favorite would have to be Candy Cane Peppermint Blossoms. My family loves when I make them.

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Rena said... #

My favoriteholiday treat is chocolate sandwich cookies with cream cheese filling. This recipe came from Taste of Home back in the early 90's.

Anonymous said... #

My favorite Christmas treat is my Mom's lime jello salad made with cream cheese, mini marshmallows, crushed pineapple, pecans, diced celery, and Cool Whip. What makes this special is a thin layer of plain strawberry jello on top, and how festive it looks served atop a lettuce leaf on a salad plate!

Anonymous said... #

My favorite Christmas treat is Chex mix and also fudge. Thanks for your great site!

Tonya
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Janette said... #

Love your blog.

My favorite holiday treat is homemade Red Velvet Cake....

Shirley Mitchell said... #

Love my peanut butter fudge!

Shannon said... #

I love making chocolate dipped pretzels, oreos, etc.

tamwash said... #

My Mama's sweet potato pie & macaroni & cheese - yummy

mel063 said... #

Pizzelles!

Sheila said... #

That looks delicious! Gotta try that! My favorite holiday treat is Divinity Fudge that I got the recipe from my mother-in-law from...my husbands' favorite also.

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Judy Morris said... #

My favorite is Nutty Fingers. I make them every year. Anything rolled in powdered sugar has to be good, right?

Anonymous said... #

My mother in law's Chocolate Pie. deb32tl (at) yahoo (dot) com

Linda R said... #

Kentucky Bourbon Balls. Make them around Thanksgiving, wrap them in a coffee can and put in freezer. One less cookie to make close to Christmas.

Charlotte said... #

My favorite holiday dessert is any kind of custard pie - chess, buttermilk, silk, you name it.

mwwatson21 said... #

My favorite holiday treat is peppermint ice cream and cranberry ginger ale floats!

TerryK said... #

My family's favorite holiday dessert is my Egg Nog Bundt Cake! Even the ones that don't like Egg Nog like this cake!

sherri said... #

I am not sure of the name but I love the hard rock cinnamon candy dusted with powdered sugar. Have a wonderful New Year!!!!!

Anonymous said... #

Eggnog! Yummy!

Jen said... #

Frosted sugar cookie cut-outs, yum! Happy new year!

Jessy Foster-lee said... #

Happy new year from houston........wish the holidays were not almost over. How i do enjoy christmas ham