While the holidays have a lot of focus on the food, it is also one of the best time for cocktails. You can create concoctions from hot to cold, and all the spirits go with the holidays. It is also the season of champagne! Those long winter afternoons shuffling around the house with the in-laws is always more tolerable with a fantastic cocktail. Here are 25 of them to help relieve some of that holiday pressure.
25 Festive Holiday Cocktail Recipes
This delightfully festive drink uses Pinot Grigio as its key ingredient. Find the recipe for Christmas Sangria on Cake-n-Knife.
Warm up from a long chilly day in the snow with this Bourbon Spiked Hot Cholate from Sugar Dish Me. It is the perfect winter treat.
If you want something a little fruity and refreshing try this Lemon Blueberry Vodka from Honey and Birch.
Try this delightful Butterscotch Martini with the recipe from Living Locurto. This isn’t your Grandmother’s butterscotch. It’s better.
This refreshing mixture is a Holiday Cranberry Pomegranate Mojito. Get all the details from Chef Savvy.
Homemade Hooplah has the recipe for a yummy Creamsicle Cocktail, perfect for dessert.
Sit next to the fire and enjoy a Double Chocolate S’mores Martini created by Delightful E Made.
Wander over to Damn Delicious to find out how to mix this Raspberry Limoncello Prosecco.
Sweet and Savory got it right with this incredible Mulled Wine. Certainly a hit at any holiday party.
Enjoy something sweet at brunch with this Vanilla Cranberry Mimosa made by Honey and Birch.
Not everyone is a fan of eggnog, but you have to give this Salted Caramel Eggnog a try. The Cookie Rookie will show you how to whip this up.
Chocolate Cream Pie Martinis will certainly put a good spin on any holiday party. Homemade Hooplah has the how to for this delectable goodness.
The naughty list might be worth it if you get to sip a Naughty Rudolph from Who Needs A Cape?
Ring in the New Year with a sweet treat from Established California. Check out their recipe for Champagne Apple Cider.
At Babble you can find Kelsey Banfield’s spin on the classic Moscow Mule. Make up some of this crisp Cranberry Ginger Fizz.
Mon Cheri Bridals will show you how to make this classy Blackberry Ombre.
If you are a Grinch during the holidays maybe you just need a good drink. Try this Grinch Drink from Shugary Sweets to help take the edge off the holidays.
Dress up your white Russian with this Peppermint White Russian from With Salt and Wit.
Sip on these creamy Chocolate Moonshine shots from Souffle Bombay.
Just hear those sleigh bells jingling with this Jingle Juice Holiday Punch mixed by Inspired by Charm.
Shake up some of these Lemon Drop Jolly Pops from Life as a Strawberry.
These Candy Cane Shooters will go down easy. Head over to A Night Owl Blog to see how they are made.
Dress up the after dinner coffee and make a Bailey’s Mocha Frappuccino from Almost Super Mom.
A Blissful Nest is the genius behind this yummy Whipped Chocolate Peppermint Martini.
Margaritas aren’t just for the beach anymore. All She Cooks has come up with the Festive Cranberry Margarita.
Remember to enjoy your holidays responsibly!