23 festive cocktails guaranteed to be the toast of your holiday season! From sparkling punches to spiced eggnog; find your next Thanksgiving or Christmas tipple among these fun and easy drink recipes.
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.
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.
Spiked Crockpot Hot Chocolate
All the nostalgic flavors of a delicious and creamy hot cocoa in the wintertime, with the adult add-in of your favorite liquor! Bourbon, Kahlua, Schnapps… the possibilities are endless and the good times will be rolling with this easy hot chocolate recipe made in a slow cooker.
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!
Champagne Jello Shots
Technically not a cocktail, per say – yet nonetheless a jolly, boozy shot with a bit of sparkle! Beautiful to look at and fun to serve at parties, this layered jello shot recipe made with champagne is the definition of festive spirit.
Have a holly jolly holiday season! Don’t forget to check out the recipe finder for more fun and festive recipes.