Are you looking for some tasty ideas for Holiday Cocktails?? Embrace your inner bartender and get into the holiday spirit with these holiday spirits! See what I did there?
Whether you’re curling up next to a fireplace or hosting a festive gala, this round-up of dazzling drinks are sure to fill your heart with festive cheer!
On the first day of Christmas my true love sent to me . . . a tasty Holiday Cocktail!
Spiked Eggnog: An adult twist on a holiday classic – this recipe calls for three different kinds of booze – this will be sure to please all your holiday guests. Thanks Martha Stewart!
Mulled Wine: Calling all wine lovers! Warm yourself up with this cozy winter favorite, exploding with seasonal flavors such as cinnamon, cloves, and apple cider. Thanks Food Network!
Cranberry Mule: This low effort cocktail is the perfect post-shopping pick-me-up! Garnish with fresh cranberries for extra flair and fun! Thanks The Blond Cook!
Christmas Mimosa: A must have at your next winter brunch, this festive twist on a brunch staple is the best way to start your morning (or afternoon – it’s Christmas, you deserve to sleep in!) Thanks Delish!
Mexican Hot Chocolate: Who says tequila is just for margaritas? Ditch the instant cocoa and embrace your adventurous side next time a hot chocolate craving hits. A dash of cayenne adds a spicy kick we never knew hot chocolate was missing. Thanks, Creative Culinary!
Gingerbread Martini: Tis the season to get fancy. And nothing says fancy like a festive martini. Simply put, it’s Christmas in a (martini) glass! Thanks, Eat Drink Love!
Mistletoe Martini: Another deceptively easy cocktail (just three ingredients!) that will please the crowd at your next holiday soiree. Thanks, Chilled Magazine!
Hot Buttered Rum: Whether you live in a winter wonderland, this cozy cocktail is the perfect companion for a night spent fireside – irresistibly creamy. Thanks, Jaimie Oliver!
Candy Cane Cooler: No holiday cocktail list is complete without a peppermint-inspired drink! Take a break from your peppermint mocha and sip on this gorgeous pink drink made with vodka and brandy. Don’t forget to garnish with a candy cane!
Pomegranate Royale: Christmas is a time of celebration. This inspired take on the classic Kir Royale is the perfect drink for toasting all we have to be thankful for this time of year. Thanks Red Book Mag!
Maple Bourbon Shandy: Here’s one for you beer lovers out there. Ditch the six-pack and get fancy with this shandy made with lager, bourbon, and maple syrup. You won’t be disappointed! Thanks 80 Twenty!
Chai Cocktail with Golden Raisin Rum & Vanilla Chai Syrup: Saving the best for last because this cocktail was crafted by my dear friend Jess of Plays Well With Butter. If you love rum & you’re a human, you’ll love this one!
Pictured Above: Chai Cocktail with Golden Raisin Rum & Vanilla Chai Syrup by Plays Well With Butter
In a festive mood? You might enjoy reading My Favorite Holiday Traditions.