Pour quart of egg nog into a saucepan, add vanilla bean and heat on low for 20 minutes. Stir occasionally to release vanilla seeds into the liquid. Stir in rum. Remove from heat.
Remove vanilla bean, strain if needed, discard bean. Serve immediately to serve warm, or chill liquid 1 hour to serve chilled.
Graham Cracker Rim:
Crush graham crackers in a large bowl with wooden spoon or in a food processor. With remaining rum coat the rim of glass to wet and roll edge in crushed graham cracker.
Pour eggnog and rum combination into rimmed glasses. Top with whipped cream. Sprinkle with graham cracker. Garnish with cinnamon stick.
Serve hot or cold.
Recipe by Krayl Funch
Krayl is an Entertaining & Lifestyle Expert and author of the book An Appealing Plan.
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