Delicious Holiday Drink Recipes.
With holiday parties just around the corner, I wanted to share some of my favorite Christmas drink recipes with you. Getting in the spirit of Christmas is somehow easier with lots of different flavors to sip on! Below you will find a variety of holiday drinks such as hot cocoa, coffee, cocktails, milkshakes, and more! You’ll find flavors such as peppermint, gingerbread, apple, and even a few different fruits as well. I’m certain you’ll find several new favorites in this roundup of 20 Christmas Drink Recipes!
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These Christmas drink recipes are perfect for all kinds of occasions this year! No matter if it’s a fancy Christmas party with your coworkers, a fun holiday party with lots of kids running around, or even just lounging around while you binge-watch Hallmark movies, you’ll find the perfect Christmas drink recipes below!
Charming Christmas Drink Recipes
- Grab some staple items before it gets too cold! I like to keep my pantry stocked with some staple drink items before the snow hits and I dread stepping outside! Basics like cocoa powder, liquor of your choice, cinnamon sticks, are just a few I like to have around.
- Get some festive mugs! A simple way to dress up a yummy drink is to have a festive mug to put it in! Plus, you can set these out and use them as holiday décor when they aren’t in use!
- Have a conversion chart handy! Most of these recipes make one or two servings, so have a conversion chart handy to double, triple, or even quadruple the recipe to share with your friends and family!
1. Peppermint White Hot Chocolate
This Peppermint White Hot Chocolate by Cincy Shopper looks amazing! Nothing says Christmas more than hot chocolate, right? Add in some delicious peppermint, and you’re in pure heaven!
2. Raspberry Chocolate Milkshake
This Raspberry Chocolate Milkshake will make your mouth water! Simply Blended Smoothies has an easy recipe to follow. Now you might not think milkshakes when you’re imagining Christmas, but the flavors of chocolate and raspberries will put you right in the spirit!
3. Candy Cane Milkshake
Need help getting rid of all the extra candy canes? This yummy Candy Cane Milkshake by 4 Sons R Us. Candy cane in a milkshake? This is one drink that will put you in pure heaven, and you might not want to share! Don’t forget to get some candy cane drinking straws to match!
4. Orange Pomegrante Cider
Try this Orange Pomegranate Cider in a slow cooker by Finding Zest. Apple cider is good… But have you ever added some orange pomegranate flavor? It’s a must-try!
5. Cherry Shirley Temple Mocktail
This Cherry Shirley Temple Mocktail by Homecooking Memories will be a hit with all your party guests! Shirley Temple mocktails are an undervalued treasure. During the holidays it’s a MUST! It’ll be a real hit with the kids, too.
6. Gingerbread Eggnog Latte
If you’re an eggnog person, you will love this recipe for a Gingerbread Eggnog Latte by Lydi Out Loud. It’s great for those chilly early mornings when you need a warm festive coffee and some sugar to get you going!
7. Peppermint Mocha
If you’re not into the Starbucks hype but still love the flavors, why not give this a go? A yummy Peppermint Mocha by Baking Beauty. You won’t even believe you made it from home! Get clear glass coffee mugs so you can see the pretty mocha color while you drink!
8. Butterscotch Schnapps Spiked Hot Chocolate
These Butterscotch Schnapps spiked hot chocolates will warm you up on a cold winter day! Tidy Mom has a simple recipe to follow that won’t take too long to make so you don’t miss any of your Christmas movies! Dress it up with some sparkly gold mugs!
9. Cranberry Pineapple Mocktail
Cranberry pineapple mocktail anyone? Perfect for the pregnant mamas or older kids who want some better flavors in their beverage. Check out how Finding Zest makes her Cranberry Pineapple Mocktail here.
10. Cranberry Mimosa
Stress Baking calls these Poinsettias and I think that describes them perfectly! The cranberry mimosa‘s beautiful color and yummy taste will win you over this season.
11. Sparkling Raspberry Soda
Okay, I like raspberry quite a bit… but this homemade soda is so delicious! Kids and adults of all ages will enjoy this sugar-free sparkling raspberry soda by My Montana Kitchen.
12. Apple Cider
It wouldn’t be a complete Christmas drink recipes list without including an authentic apple cider recipe, would it? My Boys and Their Toys has a great recipe that is sure to make an appearance in your kitchen year-round! For a different way to drink, get some Mason jar mugs with handles!
13. Peppermint White Russian Cocktail
Here’s another delicious alcoholic holiday drink! This peppermint white Russian is the perfect drink for the holidays. Homecooking Memories has simple, easy-to-follow directions so you can make this drink at home.
14. Hot Cranberry Apple Spiced Cider
Speaking of apple cider… how about adding some delicious cranberry to it? Alcohol optional! Try this Hot Cranberry Apple Spiced Cider by The Cookie Rookie for some holiday cheer this winter!
15. Lazy Eggnog Recipe
As someone who loves eggnog, I can’t get enough of it. And thanks to this easy recipe, I can keep making more so we aren’t left racing to the store in the middle of the night. Pintsized Treasures has a simple recipe with no eggs for some Lazy Eggnog.
16. Rudolph’s Tipsy Spritzer
Tidy Mom has a holiday spin on a cosmo: Rudolph’s Tipsy Spritzer. She even has a kid-version too! Cranberry always says Christmas and this drink won’t disappoint!
17. Chocolate Peppermint Eggnog
That eggnog recipe is pretty good, but man if this chocolate peppermint doesn’t add some festive flavor. You won’t regret trying this recipe, that’s for certain! Chocolate Peppermint Eggnog by Daily Dish Recipes is bound to be a favorite!
18. Cranberry Smoothie
For all you crazy cranberry fans, this smoothie is a must. The cranberry flavors are just strong enough to leave you craving more at the very last sip. A Girl Worth Saving has a wonderful recipe for this cranberry smoothie.
19. Gingerbread Hot Chocolate
Gingerbread hot chocolate just screams holiday season snuggled next to a fire, doesn’t it? The delicious gingerbread chocolatey taste will certainly put you there! Cutefetti has a yummy, easy-to-make recipe so you can enjoy this delicious drink in no time.
20. Boozy Grinch Milkshakes
Last but not least, we have this super fun and so boozy Grinch milkshake. It’s such a fun drink to indulge in with some friends! 4 Boys R Us gives you the perfect drink to end a stressful day. This would go great with some homemade Grinch donuts!
Which Christmas drink recipe are you most excited to try first?
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