10 Christmas Drinks

Parties abound during the holiday season. And with their many rich and unique flavors, festive cocktails are an important element. 

Some make for a sweet cocktail, some for a sour, but one thing's sure - the perfect cocktail is just one recipe away!

Here, we've picked out our 10 favorite Christmas drinks. Feature one, some or all at your holiday bash!


  • Winter Margarita

    Who said it has to be sunny and warm to indulge in a margarita? Sip on this recipe from our Cocktail Experts, Tracey Toomey and Leanne Shear. We guarantee you'll be surprised how tasty and appropriate you'll find its flavors to be for your holiday party.

  • Winter Sangria

    Just as we enjoy a winterized margarita, we love to sip on a winter sangria, too. This savory sip is the ultimate Christmas party drink complete with fresh holiday fruit flavors and subtle cinnamon taste.

  • Eggnog with Christmas Cookie Ornament

    Holiday parties without eggnog just aren't holiday parties! Instead of the traditional sprinkle of nutmeg on eggnog, try chocolate curls on top and a cookie ornament garnish on the side like Jeanne Benedict suggests.

  • Jolly Christmas Cocktail

    A bright red, lime green rimmed cocktail is one sip we won't say no to around the holidays. This Jolly Rancher infused drink is a favorite of ours and both the sweet flavors and bright festive colors make it a fun sip that's perfect for the Christmas season.

  • Mulled Wine

    For the wine lovers on your guest list there's no better choice than a classic mulled wine. This recipe is simple to make thanks to the slow-cooker process, which also makes for an instantly festive aroma that will fill the house.

  • Cranberry Mint Cooler

    This Christmas cocktail brings you back to basics, but the addition of a cranberry mint wreath ice cube adds that festive flair anyone will appreciate this holiday season.

  • Chocolate Raspberry Martini

    We concocted 10 Christmas martinis, but this chocolate raspberry mixture is our go-to when we want something decadent to sip. Indulge your grown-up sweet tooth with this tasty recipe!

  • Red Velvet Spritzer

    Celebrations' Cocktail Therapists have the recipe to our favorite cocktail this season - a Red Velvet Spritzer. It's festively dressed and we love the flavors of the drink. Watch their latest video to get the ingredients and instrutions to mix one up.

  • Feliz Navidad Maria

    Turn your traditional Bloody Mary into a hot holiday cocktail by adding some fun ingredients with lots of Latin flair! We have the how-to so you can serve up this zesty drink!

  • S'more Mocktail

    We like to serve this Christmas drink to the kids in our crowd, but we're sure anyone will enjoy sipping this mocktail.

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