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.
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Christmas Cocktail Recipes
Okay, let’s get into the recipes so you can start planning your party!
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!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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!
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!
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!
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!
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!
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.
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!