10+ Delicious Christmas Drinks with Baileys


The Christmas season is the perfect time to enjoy a delicious cocktail with Baileys.

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Looking for some Christmas Drink recipes that include Baileys? You’ve come to the right place! This blog post will share 10+ delicious recipes for Christmas drinks that are perfect for the holiday season.

Whether you are looking for a festive cocktail or a warm and cozy drink to enjoy by the fire, we have you covered.

What is Baileys Irish Cream?

The liqueur Baileys is produced in Ireland with Irish whiskey, cream, and cocoa. It was created in 1973 and has become the most widely sold liqueur in the world. The creators of this liqueur did not inspire Baileys; it was inspired by a restaurant called Baileys Bistro near their offices (read more here).

There are several other types of Baileys Irish Cream outside the original: Baileys Almande is a vegan Baileys made with almond milk. There are also flavor variations: Salted Caramel, Strawberries and Cream, Espresso Creme, Red Velvet, Apple Pie, etc.

I Love Baileys Irish Cream

The festive season is the perfect time to enjoy a delicious Christmas cocktail with Baileys. Baileys is a rich and creamy Irish liqueur that adds a touch of luxury to any festive drink. One of the most delicious Christmas cocktails made with Baileys is Irish coffee. This festive twist on the classic coffee combines rich espresso with creamy Baileys and is topped with whipped cream.

Another festive favorite in our home is Baileys hot chocolate. This rich and creamy drink is made with milk, chocolate, and Baileys and topped with whipped cream and a sprinkle of chocolate shavings.

10 Delicious Christmas Drinks with Baileys

Christmas is a time for celebrating with family and friends, and what better way to do that than with some delicious Christmas drinks! Try one of these creamy drinks made with Baileys today, and let us know which one is your favorite.

1) Espresso Martini with Baileys 

This espresso martini with Baileys is a creamy, dreamy treat for this Christmas season! It’s the perfect balance of coffee and chocolate, making it easy to make for your next holiday party. Shake it up in a cocktail shaker and strain it into a martini glass.

espresso after dinner drink or dessert cocktail


2) Baileys Coffee Float

This delicious Baileys Coffee Float is the perfect decadent cocktail this Christmas season. Adding ice cream makes a creamy, smooth and heavenly coffee float!

Whether you’re enjoying a festive meal with family and friends or simply relaxing at home, this Baileys holiday cocktail is a great way to add a touch of festive cheer to your evening! Here are more Holiday blog posts.

ice cream float cocktail

3) Strawberry Mudslide

Here’s a delicious creamy cocktail perfect for Christmas or any time of the year. This Strawberry Mudslide combines the delicious tastes of Kahlua, Baileys, Vodka, berries, and ice cream!

If you love Baileys and Kahlua, you’ll enjoy this easy-to-make drink for a happy hour under your Christmas tree!

holiday mudslide cocktail

4) Baileys Candy Cane Cocktail

Whatever your festive plans may be, ensure to include a few of these tasty Baileys cocktails on your menu! Baileys Candy Cane Cocktail is sure to get you in a festive mood! Creamy Baileys is shaken with creme de menthe and creme de cacao for a mint chocolate taste explosion. And don’t forget that candy cane and dark chocolate rim! You are going to love the creamy texture!

candy cane christmas cocktail

5) Creamy Vegan Cinnamon Roll Cocktail

Creamy Cinnamon Roll Cocktail is the perfect after-dinner drink or nightcap. This festive cocktail is made with ground cinnamon, Baileys Irish cream liqueur, sugar water, and dairy-free milk. It is so cozy that you will want to sit by a fireplace while drinking this dessert cocktail.

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creamy christmas cocktail with vodka

6) Baileys Hot Chocolate

You may have seen this perfect cocktail on social media; Baileys hot chocolate with Baileys whipped cream topped with chocolate sprinkles is the ultimate indulgence for Irish cream lovers. It’s quick and easy to prepare and needs only five ingredients. This liquid dessert is perfect for winter nights.

festive hot chocolate cocktail

7) Chocolate Martini

This 5-ingredient Chocolate Martini Recipe is a creamy, decadent cocktail with a sip of chocolate heaven in a glass! Made with Baileys, Chocolate Liqueur, half and half, chocolate syrup, and your favorite vodka, this is the best chocolate martini recipe for Christmas Eve! Shaken or stirred, this Chocolate Martini is the perfect after-dinner drink or nightcap!

2 chocolate martinis

8) Baileys Irish Cream Buttered Toffee Cocktail

With its tasty combination of Baileys Irish Cream, Kahlua, and amaretto, this Buttered Toffee Cocktail is truly a delicious drink. It’s just perfect for after-dinner Christmas sipping. It’s wonderful served up in a martini glass or over ice cubes in a rocks glass.

Christmas Buttered Toffee Cocktail

9) Easy Gingerbread Cocktail

This easy Gingerbread Cocktail recipe is your new favorite festive cocktail! This easy holiday drink is decadent, full of festive flavors, and made with homemade gingerbread syrup and cream liqueur.

gingerbread cocktail

10) Chocolate Covered Cherry Martini

Enjoy the classic holiday flavors of chocolate-covered cherries in scrumptious and fun cocktail form! Loaded with bailey’s Irish cream, Kahlua, vanilla vodka, amaretto, and chocolate syrup, Chocolate Covered Cherry Martinis are perfect for your chocolate-covered cherry fix. This cocktail is perfect for sipping when you’re snuggled up on your couch with your girlfriends watching a holiday hallmark movie marathon!

chocolate covered cherry martini drinks

11) Christmas Morning Coffee Cocktail

You deserve better than the average cup of hot coffee on Christmas morning! You deserve to start Christmas morning off right with this delicious Christmas Morning Coffee Cocktail; a cup of joe with a touch of a Baileys! Decadent and creamy, it’s the perfect thing to drink while you open presents under the tree!

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christmas morning coffee

12) Sugar Cookie Cocktail

You will definitely want to save this recipe for your upcoming holiday parties!!

This sugar cookie cocktail is filled with a creamy and sweet flavor. A myriad of ingredients come together to make an easy peanut butter whiskey and Baileys drink that tastes like a dessert. This tasty cocktail is served best in a chilled glass, rimmed with cinnamon and sugar.


13) Baileys White Russian

Baileys White Russian is a great Christmas cocktail!

Baileys White Russian is the perfect drink for those who want a smooth combination of vodka, cream, Baileys, and Kahlua. This fantastically creamy taste with a kick is too hard to resist. When you mix all the ingredients, you get a rich and creamy drink that is perfect for sipping by the fire on a cold winter’s night. The combination of Baileys and Kahlua gives the drink a lovely festive flavor that will get you into the holiday spirit.

a white Russian cocktail with ice


Q: What is the best Christmas drink with Baileys?

A: There are a lot of great Christmas drinks that include Baileys, but some of our favorite winter cocktails are the Espresso Martini, the Gingerbread Martini, and the Strawberry Mudslide.

Q. Is Baileys a low ABV?

A. No, Baileys has an ABV of 17%.

Q: How do you make a Christmas drink with Baileys?

A: The recipes for each of these delicious cocktails can be found above, but generally speaking, most Christmas drinks with Baileys are made by simply mixing the liqueur with other festive ingredients.

Q: What goes well with Baileys?

A: Baileys Irish cream liqueur goes well with coffee, chocolate, and many other flavors. Christmas is the perfect time to experiment with different flavor combinations!


So there you have it, our round-up of Christmas drinks with Baileys. We hope you enjoyed reading and that you find the perfect Christmas cocktail for your holiday celebrations! Cheers!

Do you have a favorite Christmas drink with Baileys? Let us know in the comments below!

Cheers & Happy Holidays!

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