Say cheers to this holiday season with our top 10 favorite holiday cocktails. We have quite a range – from traditional favorites, to some new takes on classic holiday cocktails. Overall they all look quite tasty to us.
No matter which one you decide to whip up, your guests will be overjoyed with delight. Visit each of the sites who designed these fabulous drinks for step by step instructions. Serve in a mason jar or a super cute vintage cocktail glass like the ones above and you are set to go. Happy Holidays and do share which is your favorite.
scrumdillydo makes this festive treat, considered a digestif. Makes for a perfect dessert drink. Super sweet, with just the right amount of kick. She also shares how to make a mason jar shaker and those cute pom pom stir sticks.
Cranberry Holiday Cocktail
Curly Girl Kitchen shares how to make this super tasty cranberry drink, which is way easy and also comes in the non alcoholic version. She also shares how to make orange compote in the same feature. Yummy!
Fashionably Bombed whipped up the below holiday cocktail. What a funny name … right? They have a step by step tutorial video on how to make this quirky cocktail. Filled with freshly grated ginger and molasses amongst other ingredients. Their entire site is dedicated to cocktails, so be sure to check them out!
Caffè Di Alpi
Some Kitchen Stories makes this lovely holiday coffee cocktail with honey a bit of bourbon and a dollop of whip cream. We would love to try one of these, as we mentioned before, we love anything coffee.
Top Shelf Egg Nog
A little Zaftig whipped up this top tier holiday cocktail. Make it in large batches for your holiday party- combing excellent orange liqueur, brandy, and dark rum with egg-enriched heavy cream and whole milk.
Peppermint Eggnog Milkshake Shots
How cute do these little dessert shots look from Sugar & Cloth? Peppermint ice cream mixed with eggnog and a peppermint sugar rimmed glass. Stripped straws and a piece of peppermint bark. Guests will love to end their evening with this holiday treat.
In Sweden they drink Glögg, which is a kind of warm sweetened Christmas spiced wine with almonds and raisins. We were first introduced to it at a friend’s Christmas party, it has a sweet spicy taste that reminds you of everything you love about the holidays. It can be made in large batches making it ideal for holiday parties. Green Kitchen Stories made this traditional holiday drink, they also have an array of delightful vegetarian recipes.
Another holiday favorite that can be made in batches. Filled with pear nectar, orange juice . Make one with light rum and one without for a non alcoholic version. See the entire recipe from Martha Stewart.
Daily Waffle teaches us how to make this fresh Pomegranate Cosmo, when we say, “fresh,”we mean taking the actual fruit and seeding it. We know they make the juice already squeezed, but we have heard that fresh squeezed pomegranate juice is amazing.
Winter White Cosmo
The Clever Carrot, mixes up this simple yet fetching little number. Inspired by the holidays, it’s a seasonal take on the classic cosmopolitan. Simply mix citron vodka with white cranberry juice, cointreau, and a hint of fresh lime. Don’t worry, she also has the recipe for those delicious looking sugar covered cranberries that make the perfect holiday garnish.
Hope you enjoyed our Top 10 Holiday Cocktail Ideas. If you have a favorite – we would love to hear about it. Leave a link below on your favorite holiday cocktail. Whether it be alcoholic, non-alcoholic, an apéritifs or a dessert drink. Happy Holidays and drink responsibly.
-xoxox The Wedding Chicks