Christmas Drinks

There's a whole lot more than just eggnog when it comes to holiday drinks. Celebrate the Christmas season with white hot chocolate, apple sparklers, spiced Christmas tea, or one of our many other recipes for festive Christmas drinks.

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Cranberry-Cherry Cheery

Ladies' Home Journal

Make this bright red fruit and alcohol drink as a holiday cocktail or for a Valentine's Day dinner.

Total: 5 mins

Hot Coffee Latte Eggnog

Midwest Living

You make your own eggnog, spiked with a little Kahlua, for this holiday drink.

Total: 30 mins

Hot Apple Rum Wassail

The Food Channel

Pour this wonderful spiced cider into a sterilized decanter, tie with a pretty bow, and you have a lovely holiday gift.

Cinnamon-Chocolate Egg Cream


This chocolaty drink is a festive dessert the whole family will love. Your kids will love the thick, foamy head that gives the egg cream its name (it doesn't actually contain eggs). Or for adults only you may find that a splash of whiskey gives this drink just the right finish.

Cinnamon-Pumpkin Toddy

Better Homes and Gardens

All of your favorite flavors of fall, from apple to pumpkin to cinnamon, simmer in your slow cooker to create one comforting cocktail. Serve it fireside or at a holiday party.

Pomegranate Spritzers

Better Homes and Gardens

Christmas and New Year's are good times to mix up this white wine cocktail recipe. This refreshing drink is extra easy to make.

Total: 15 mins

Hot Spiced Cider

Betty Crocker

There's nothing like warm, spicy apple cider to break the ice when you're entertaining on a chilly day.

Total: 15 mins

All-is-Calm Hot Chocolate Mix

Better Homes and Gardens

Mix up this chocolate drink mix and give as a gift. Or keep it on hand for unexpected guests.

Frothy Mocha Seville

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 15 mins
Total: 15 mins

Eggnog Punch

Better Homes and Gardens

Cinnamon and vanilla ice cream make this Christmas party punch creamy and spicy. Embellish each serving with a candy cane.

Total: 15 mins

Almond Cream Liqueur

Better Homes and Gardens

For a special drink, serve this rich, homemade liqueur over ice.

Three-Way Cocoa

Better Homes and Gardens

Keep the basic cocoa drink warm in the slow cooker, then let guests finish to their liking with cinnamon or coffee crystals.

Sipping Chocolate

Better Homes and Gardens
Total: 15 mins

Cinnamon Hot Chocolate

Ladies' Home Journal

With heavy cream and dark chocolate, this hot drink can work as dessert.

Total: 20 mins

Poinsettia Mimosas

Better Homes and Gardens

Substitute cranberry juice for orange juice and you have a special sipper ideal for Christmas or New Year's brunch.

Total: 10 mins

mexican cocoa mix

Family Circle

If you're giving this cinnamon-spiced cocoa mix as a gift, add a holiday mug to the basket.

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