25 festive cocktails guaranteed to be the toast of your holiday season! From sparkling punches to spiced eggnog; find your next Christmas tipple among these fun and easy drink ideas.
These easy Christmas cocktails are sure to bring some festive flair to your holiday celebrations this year! From classic Moscow Mules and Mulled Wine, to a creamy recipe for Mexican eggnog (aka Rompope), there’s something here for everyone.
We love the French 76 cocktail from Rustic Family Recipes, which pairs champagne and vodka with a touch of maple for sweetness. We also adore the Naughty and Nice cocktail from Kitchen Fun With My 3 Sons. Not only does it sound delicious, but is that name awesome or what?
Put on your bartender hat and get the holiday spirits flowing with these fun ideas! You might just find a new recipe to add to your list of go-to Christmas cocktails.
25 Christmas Cocktail Ideas
Ready to jump in and find a new recipe to try? Here we go:
It wouldn’t be the holidays without eggnog! Try this modern spin on the creme de la creme of Christmastime cocktails that’s cold, creamy, and spiked with amaretto and brandy. A martini glass with a sugared rim gives a cool iced effect!
Harvest Moon Manhattan
This take on a classic Manhattan cocktail recipe swaps out sweet vermouth for red wine for a cozy drink that’s perfect for the holidays. Enjoy this festive martini by the fire on a chilly evening, or with family and friends at your next gathering!
Easy Festive Cranberry Mimosa Recipe
Cranberries are so synonymous with the holidays and there are so many ways to use them! Toast your Thanksgiving and Christmas guests with this classy and festive mimosa made with cranberry juice and sparking wine.
Pomegranate Prosecco Punch
With New Years in sight, there’s no reason to put off the celebrations! Kickstart your next holiday party or boozy brunch with this sweet and bubbly mimosa cocktail that packs a tart pomegranate punch. The beautiful red color garnished with a sprig of rosemary makes this a perfect wintertime drink.
Holiday Spiced Mulled Wine
Filled with the unbeatable aromas of fall as well as brandy and citrus, this homemade mulled wine recipe is one for the books! Warm your guests’ hands and hearts with a mug of this delicious and easy party cocktail.
It’s time to sparkle! Merry and bright holiday mimosas are the way to do it; diced green apples, pomegranate seeds, and cranberries bring the festive cheer to a mimosa made with Prosecco and Chambord. Great to make in a pitcher or punch bowl, too!
Pomegranate Maple Cosmopolitan
Cosmo fans, this one’s for you – try out this seasonal version made from a blend of vodka and pomegranate juice. Maple syrup gives this cosmopolitan cocktail a sweet fall flavor, while the deep red colour brings out some serious festive vibes.
Cranberry Moscow Mule
Between the copper cups, ginger beer and ruby red color, it’s hard to choose what we like most about this holiday cocktail. Ready in minutes, the traditional Moscow mule gets a festive twist from cranberry juice in this easy recipe.
Apple Brandy Hot Toddie
Hot toddies aren’t only for warding off the seasonal flu – they’re also the perfect winter cocktail for a cozy evening night cap! Warm, soothing tea and spices mingle with festive apple brandy in this potent, hot drink topped with fall apple slices and cinnamon sticks.
Slow Cooker Christmas Punch Recipe
This boozy punch recipe starring vodka and triple sec is a double-feature of convenience: made in a slow cooker, and in batches for sharing! Hot or cold, this Christmas cocktail is destined for holiday party greatness.
Easy Holiday Cranberry Sangria Recipe
There’s something so refreshing about a sangria, no matter the time of year. The warm combination of red wine, brandy, festive cranberries and Grand Marnier in this easy sangria recipe is perfect for the holidays!
Have a holly jolly holiday season! Don’t forget to check out the recipe finder for more fun and festive recipes.