Are you looking for a great Christmas cocktail? You have come to the right place! Most likely you will be making some cocktails for your friends and family and today I have a ton of really great Christmas cocktail recipes that you are going to love!
One of the things I love about buying spirits is that they last a long time. So if you buy something special you can use it next year too! (Unless it has cream in it.)
I also love the tastes of the season, like cranberries and gingerbread. You can incorporate these tastes into your Christmas cocktails and make a wonderful drink.
Christmas Cocktail Recipes
Okay, let’s get into the recipes so you can start planning your party!
Amaretto Eggnog with Spiced Rum and RumChata
Take your eggnog to the next level with some Amaretto and Rumchata! The flavor is out if this world and makes a memorable holiday drink.
Christmas Whiskey Cocktail Drink For The Holidays
This simple Christmas whiskey cocktail drink is so delicious and so fun to serve over the holidays. Made with simple ingredients, you will love this recipe!
Baileys White Russian Cocktail
This decadent Baileys White Russian Cocktail is the perfect after-dinner drink. Easy to make, creamy, and delicious it’s like having your dessert in a glass!
Cranberry Martini (Crantini)
This crantini is a little bit tart and a little bit sweet. Made with cranberry juice, vodka and orange liqueur this pretty red cocktail is perfect for the holidays.
Sugar Cookies for Santa Cocktail (Boozy Christmas Eve Drink)
Santa is sure to love this boozy Christmas Eve drink that is both sweet and festive! Our Sugar Cookies for Santa Cocktail is great for a holiday party or movie night too!
A festive twist on the classic margarita with cranberry and pomegranate. A recipe for a Christmas Margarita.
Peppermint White Chocolate Martini
This Peppermint White Chocolate Martini makes the perfect holiday cocktail! Whether you're celebrating with family or serving it at holiday parties, this delicious drink is always a crowd pleaser!
Best Pomegranate Moscow Mule
For a gorgeous holiday cocktail mix up a Pomegranate Moscow Mule. The tart red pomegranate juice, fresh limes, sparkling ginger beer, & vodka are perfect combination of flavors & colors for a Christmas toast.
If you think mojitos are a summer-only cocktail, let these Cranberry Mojitos change your mind! This perfect holiday cocktail is made with homemade cranberry simple syrup, lime, rum, and plenty of mint!
Easy Gluhwein Recipe (Mulled Wine)
This authentic mold wine recipe will make you feel like you were at a Christmas market in Germany and really smells at your house with the perfect Christmas scent and taste really good too.
Christmas Red Wine Sangria
This red wine sangria recipe is perfect for your Christmas parties! Made with brandy, pomegranate juice, fresh fruits and spices, it's a bit like a cold mulled wine! This festive wine cocktail is perfect for entertaining a crowd, is easy to make, and can be made a day ahead of time with just a handful of ingredients.
Gingerbread Martini Christmas Cocktail
This gingerbread martini recipe is a delicious Christmas drink with Baileys, the absolute best Christmas Cocktail to enjoy with friends and family or at your next holiday party.
Baileys Candy Cane Cocktail
Baileys Candy Cane Cocktail is sure to get you in the 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!
Pomegranate Gin Sling
The pomegranate gin sling cocktail is a classic drink with a modern tangy twist. The pomegranate juice highlights and elevates the gin, sweet vermouth, simple syrup and bitters creating the perfect combination of flavors and festive color for the holidays or any night of the year.
Poinsettia Drink (Cranberry Mimosas!) – A Nerd Cooks
These Poinsettia Cocktails are elegant and delicious. They're easy to make and require only a few ingredients.
Silver Slur - The Holiday Cocktail You Can't Resist
What’s not to love about a boozy cocktail with ice cream? This easy to make recipe has only five ingredients, and your guests are sure to love the Silver Slur!
Easy Christmas Cranberry Cocktail
A festive cranberry cocktail punch with rum and bourbon! The red color is perfect for Christmas parties!
Winter Old Fashioned
Simple syrup is flavored with rosemary, maple syrup and cinnamon and combined with bourbon and bitters for this festive winter old fashioned cocktail. Perfect for any bourbon or whiskey lover who wants a winter spiced twist to a classic old fashioned.
Holiday Peppermint White Russian
Get festive this holiday season with this super easy Holiday Peppermint White Russian. Made with Kahlúa, Peppermint Schnapps and, of course, Vodka, this delicious cocktail will have everyone singing.
Cranberry and Blood Orange Sangria Recipe
A Christmas sangria that is full of cranberry and blood orange flavors for the perfect festive holiday cocktail!
Christmas Vodka Cocktail (Santa Cocktail)
This Christmas Vodka Cocktail recipe expertly mixes vodka, cranberry and two other simple ingredients to create the perfect holiday beverage.
Perfectly red and festive. This Christmas cosmopolitan is made with vodka, pomegranate juice and ginger ale.
Traditional Creamy Homemade Eggnog
Jazz up your Christmas holidays with this traditional sweet, creamy, nutmeg-topped homemade eggnog. Serve it spiked with your choice of spirit for the adults, or leave it out for a non-alcoholic version. With only cream, egg yolks, sugar, and spices, it's easy to make and so much better than store-bought!
Christmas Cookie Cocktail Recipe
This Christmas Cookie Cocktail is made with vodka and Kahlua and has a vanilla frosting and festive sprinkle rim for a dessert cocktail perfect for holiday cocktail parties. The rich and creamy cocktail tastes just like a frosted sugar cookie and takes under 5 minutes to prepare!
Cranberry lovers everywhere will fall in love with this delicious bubbly cranberry mimosa! It is easy to prepare and the perfect cocktail for holiday brunches.
Easy and Festive Raspberry Holiday Cocktail
How festive and delicious does a raspberry holiday cocktail sound?
How to make the best Christmas Margarita!
This cocktail recipe is a delicious addition to festive gatherings large and small! It is sure to wow your guests and put everyone in a holiday mood!
The North Pole's signature drink =
Rudolph’s Tipsy Punch is a festive holiday vodka drink. This Christmas cocktail recipe is great for party entertaining and it can easily be made kid-friendly.
Chocolate Martinis are the best dessert cocktails that combine chocolate liqueur, vodka, creme de cocoa, and half and half. Use a cocktail shaker and ice for a super cold and creamy drink. Your guests will be impressed with this special occasion indulgence!
Cranberry Old Fashioned Cocktail
This Cranberry Old Fashioned is a classic cocktail all dressed up for the holidays.
Blood Orange Whiskey Sour
This blood orange whiskey sour is a delightful cocktail! It's sour and sweet and the best combination of flavors.
Cranberry Orange Mulled Wine Recipe
This mulled wine recipe is made with fresh cranberries, orange juice, zest, and aromatic spices. It's perfectly spiced and warming and tastes like Christmas in a glass!
Brandy Alexander Cocktail
It’s difficult to find a cocktail more fitting for winter festivities than this creamy treat! Here’s our best ever recipe for Brandy Alexander!
White Christmas Cocktail
This White Christmas Cocktail is a super quick, fun and delicious drink that’s perfect for the holidays! It can easily be made vegan by using coconut milk in place of the cream.
Red currant cosmopolitan cocktail recipe
A delicious red currant Cosmopolitan cocktail recipe. A fruity and refreshing recipe. Super easy and quick to prepare. An elegant drink to serve as a signature drink for Christmas.
Cranberry Gin and Tonic, a festive holiday gin and cranberry cocktail!
This Cranberry Gin and Tonic cocktail is dressed up for the holidays with seasonal citrus and cranberries, plus sprigs of fresh thyme. It’s bright, tart, sweet, and earthy…absolutely perfect!
Lazy Slow Cooker Mulled Wine Recipe
Slow cooker mulled wine is a warm and wonderful drink to brighten up your Christmas celebrations. Red wine filled with fruit and spices that are heated to the perfect temperature for a delicious and inviting treat!
Festive Cake Batter Shots
Need a delicious cocktail for your holiday party? These festive cake batter shots rimmed with sprinkles are chock-full of holiday flavor and flare.
Santa's Hat Christmas Cocktail
What better way to bring on the good cheer than with a Christmas cocktail named after the jolly old elf himself? With it's coconut rim and bright red color, this Santa's Hat Christmas Cocktail will most certainly bring on the holiday cheer!
Gingerbread White Russian
Jazz up the classic White Russian combination of Kahlua, vodka, and cream with traditional gingerbread spices to create one totally tasty cocktail that's perfect for the holidays.
Sparkling Pomegranate Punch - Homemade In The Kitchen
Make your party less boring with small batch Sparkling Pomegranate Punch using prosecco for the bubbly factor! A recipe for a non-alcoholic pomegranate punch is also included.
Ginger Snap Cocktail
A Ginger Snap Cocktail is like a delicious cookie in a cup. This festive drink is full of the warm and spicy, winter flavours we look forward to all year long.
Chocolate Peppermint Stick Cocktail
This chocolate peppermint stick cocktail recipe is fun and festive. Baileys, Creme de Cacao, Peppermint Schnapps, and crushed candy canes make one awesome holiday drink.
Cinnamon & Orange Gl�gg
Glögg is a Swedish variation of mulled wine best served hot and shared with some great company on a cold Christmas night. If you are looking for a new addition to your holiday traditions, try this recipe.
This cocktail is a winter's dream libation! It’s cool, sweet, refreshing, and beautiful.
Bourbon Black Forest Cocktail
Loaded with chocolate & cherry flavours this Bourbon Black Forest Cocktail is deeply warming and pleasantly sweet. It's a particularly stylish winter drink.
Blood Orange Margaritas
Blood Orange Margaritas made with fresh-squeezed citrus, agave nectar, and your favorite tequila. So simple, delicious, and refreshing!
Candy Cane Cocktail - The Candy Cane All Grown Up
Candy Canes are the beloved confectionary embodiment of Christmastime, so why not make a cocktail that tastes just like one? Combining vanilla vodka, white creme de cacao and creme de menthe, plus some pulverized candy canes to dust the rim of your glass makes for one fancy-schmancy cocktail that is perfect for the holidays!
Cranberry Lemon Drop Martini
A simple, festive Cranberry Lemon Drop Martini is the best Christmas cocktail. Using Cranberry simple syrup, fresh lemon juice and vodka.
Cranberry Bourbon Sour Cocktail
4 simple ingredients make this Cranberry Bourbon Cocktail the ideal Christmas cocktail. Tart cranberry juice, fresh lemon, smokey bourbon, and cane syrup.
I hope you got some really great ideas for some delicious cocktails for Christmas. I know I have! As always, please drink responsibly.
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Thursday 9th of December 2021
This list is getting me in the Christmas mood. So many great options!
Friday 10th of December 2021
Hi Joss! I feel the same way!