Holiday cocktail parties are the perfect occasion to play mixologist, so I have gathered up a few recipes to get you started. These 15 festive holiday cocktails will get you right into the Christmas spirit. See what I did there? Alcohol puns!
WINTER WHITE COSMOPOLITAN – DRINKWIRE
This holiday twist on a traditional Cosmo is perfect for a girls’ night! The drink combines white cranberry juice and St. Germaine with Cointreua and vodka.
BLACKBERRY OMBRE SPARKLER – THE COOKIE ROOKIE
I think this champagne cocktail featuring fresh blackberries and rosemary would be perfect for a holiday brunch.
BOURBON PECAN PIE COCKTAIL – BASIL & BUBBLY
Do you like to drink your dessert? This bourbon, pecan liquer, and vodka cocktail is for you!
CHRISTMAS SANGRIA – CAKE N KNIFE
Who says sangria is just for the summer? This version is made with pinot grigio, sparking cider, and fresh fruit.
CRANBERRY PINEAPPLE PUNCH – REAL HOUSEMOMS
If you’d rather your White Christmas was more of the white sand beaches variety, try this tropical holiday drink. It’s made with cranberry and pineapple juices, and two kinds of rum.
Trying to use up your holiday leftovers? This cocktail is made with cranberry SAUCE. That’s right, the sauce!
HOLIDAY BOURBON PUNCH – DAILY APPETITE
I am not a bourbon drinker, but this cider, spiced tea, and bourbon cocktail sounds tasty.
JINGLE JUICE – INSPIRED BY CHARM
This whipped vodka, champagne, and cherry 7-Up drink will match your adorable vintage decorations perfectly!
SPICED MULLED WINE – JOYFUL HEALTHY EATS
Mulled wine is a classic for the holidays. This recipe combines red wine, brandy, with a whole mess of spices.
PEPPERMINT WHITE RUSSIAN – LIP GLOSS AND CRAYONS
This holiday version of the traditional White Russian uses peppermint vodka, kahlua, and milk.
POMEGRANATE CITRUS CHAMPAGNE COCKTAIL – DELIGHTFUL E MADE
A cocktail made with pomegranate juice, blood orange vodka, Cointreau, and champagne is sure to impress your guests!
POMEGRANATE YULE MULE – COOKING WITH CURLS
Moscow Mules are uber popular this year, so guests will love this pomegranate juice, vodka, and ginger beer version.
RED QUEEN – SUPER GOLDEN BAKES
If you are a gin-lover like me, this cranberry juice, Hendricks gin, and St. Germaine cocktail is right up your alley.
CANDY CANE VODKA – THE SPECKLED PALATE
My cousin made a version of this one year, and let me just say, DANGER!
CRANBERRY AMARETTO COCKTAIL – MAD IN CRAFTS
My festive holiday cocktail is so easy to make!