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Creamy 10 Minute Eggnog Rice Pudding with Cranberries

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The holidays are hectic and looking for quick short cuts in cooking saves me so much time in the kitchen.  By using easy, quick cooking ingredients, I can get my recipe finished in no time and move onto the next project.  In a sponsored challenge by Minute® Rice, I created a new easy recipe for the holidays!  Minute® Rice is one of my personal favorite short cut ingredients.  It’s one thing that is on my “Pantry Staples List” to have at all times.  Why?  Because it truly is so quick and easy to use, ready in just 5 minutes. 

For this foodie challenge, I chose to use Minute® Rice in a rich and creamy 10 Minute Creamy Eggnog Rice Pudding with Cranberries to celebrate the flavors of the season!  We have been making a classic version of this recipe at home for years and thought trying to add some fun new flavors would be perfect for Christmas. 


10 Minute Eggnog Rice Pudding with Cranberries


It’s so simple you won’t even believe how easy this recipe is!  Just mix all the ingredients together in a pot, bring to a boil, cover and let simmer for 5 minutes.  Stir.  Cover again and let sit for another 5.  Seriously… It’s that easy!! By using Minute® Rice, it quickens the cooking time on this recipe significantly and I love the fact that the rice cooks with the recipe all in one step! 

 10 Minute Eggnog Rice Pudding with Cranberries



10 Minute Eggnog Rice Pudding with Cranberries

Creamy 10 Minute Eggnog Rice Pudding with Cranberries

  • Author: Tracy Iseminger
  • Prep Time: 2
  • Cook Time: 10
  • Total Time: 12


A quick and easy pudding ready in just 10 minutes!



  • 3 Cups Eggnog
  • 2 Cups Minute® Rice Uncooked
  • 1/4 Brown Sugar
  • 1 TBSP Butter
  • 1 tsp Vanilla
  • 2 tsp Cinnamon
  • 1/4 Cranberries (Dried)


  1. Stir together all ingredients in a medium pot
  2. Bring to a boil over medium heat, stirring occasionally
  3. Cover and reduce heat to low and simmer 5 minutes
  4. Stir and recover
  5. Turn off heat and let sit on warm burner another 5 minutes
  6. Serve


  • If you prefer a thinner pudding, add more eggnog and stir right before serving.


  • Serving Size: 6
  • Calories: 368
  • Sugar: 11
  • Sodium: 70
  • Fat: 8
  • Saturated Fat: 5
  • Unsaturated Fat: 3
  • Trans Fat: 0
  • Carbohydrates: 63
  • Protein: 10
  • Cholesterol: 80


10 Minute Eggnog Rice Pudding with Cranberries


What do you think? Are you ready to try it? The possibilities with this simple recipe is endless.  Try substituting the eggnog for Almond Milk and add blueberries, or toss in some coconut and chocolate!  For more easy recipe inspiration, visit Minute® Rice. 


Eggnog Rice Pudding with Cranberries


 Happy Holidays! 


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Minute® Rice.

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About the author

Tracy Iseminger

Tracy is a busy mother and social media junkie. Her adventures in cooking led her to create Daily Dish Magazine. She has a passion for travel and wine. You can find her writing at Back Porch Somm as well. She works with a local digital marketing agency and as a Dental Hygienist, but her favorite thing to do is spend time with her family.

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