It’s December, and you know what that means: it’s time for Christmas! And with the holidays comes a whole lot of parties. So whether it’s a family party or a work party, having an easy-to-make recipe on hand can be very useful.
It’s that time of year again! Where you start to get stressed out about what to buy for everyone on your list. Let’s face it, the holidays are expensive, and if you’re like me, you don’t want to spend all your money this month. So I’ve put together a list of 25 cocktails that will make any party feel festive without breaking the bank or stressing yourself out too much.
Here are 25 different cocktails to celebrate the season – one for each day leading up to Christmas Day.
With everything from spiked eggnog to cranberry ginger ale, these recipes will help make your holiday entertaining more effortless than ever before! Happy Holidays!!
Let’s Get Started!
1. White Christmas Margaritas
It’s Christmas time, which means it’s time to try some new cocktails! These White Christmas Margaritas are the perfect drink for your holiday party. You can make them in advance or whip up a quick batch on the fly. And they’ll be gone before you know it! Get the recipe here, White Christmas Margaritas by Love and Marriage
2. Christmas Martini
This is the perfect cocktail for Christmas parties! The recipe is simple, festive, and delicious. Click here to learn how to create a yummy martini that’s perfect for any holiday party. Get the recipe here, Christmas Martini by A Couple Cooks
3. Cranberry Moscow Mule
This holiday season, we’re going to show you how to make the perfect cocktail for any occasion. We start with a traditional Moscow Mule and add cranberry juice and cinnamon. It’s like Christmas in a glass! Get the recipe here, Cranberry Moscow Mule by Hello Little Home
4. Jack Frost Winter Cocktail
This is the season for winter cocktails!
Ever wonder what to drink while you’re sitting by the fire with your family on Christmas eve? I have a recipe that’ll warm you up. It’s easy to make, and it tastes great too! Get the recipe here, Jack Frost Winter Cocktail by Bellyfull
5. Sugar Cookie Martini
Don’t you just love Christmas time? The lights, the decorations. And don’t forget about the drinks! In this post, I show you how to make a sugar cookie martini that is perfect for your next holiday party! Get the recipe here, Sugar Cookie Martini by Wholefully
6. Irish Cream Iced Coffee Cocktail
I’m not a coffee drinker – but I love the taste of it. So this year, I decided to make some Irish Cream iced coffee cocktails for Christmas! They’ve lightened up with Cream and sugar and made it even more festive by adding some chocolate syrup on top. Get the recipe here, Irish Cream Iced Coffee Cocktail by Joining Jules
7. White Christmas Mojitos
A white Christmas with a twist!
With winter almost here, it’s time to start thinking about all the festive drinks you’ll be sipping. This is one of my favorite holiday cocktails–it has just the right amount of sweetness and spice for this chilly weather. Plus, it looks so pretty in the glass! Give these mojitos a try before your next party or get-together. Get the recipe here, White Christmas Mojitos by Lulus
8. Spicy Sweet Grinch
This one is for the adults. It’s a DIY drink that will give your Christmas party just the right amount of holiday cheer. Click here to see how it’s done! Get the recipe here, Spicy Sweet Grinch by Half Baked Harvest
9. Pomegranate Mimosa with Rosemary
Who doesn’t love a festive cocktail? I’ve been experimenting with this recipe for a while and finally found the perfect balance of flavors. It’s fruity, herbaceous, and just plain delicious! Give it a try sometime during the holidays or any time you need to feel extra merry. Get the recipe here, Pomegranate Mimosa with Rosemary by Emily Enchanted
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10. Peppermint White Chocolate Martini
I’m a huge fan of holiday cocktails, and this peppermint white chocolate martini is one of my favorite. It’s perfect for Christmas parties or just to have around the house when you’re getting into the festive spirit! Get the recipe here, Peppermint White Chocolate Martini by Fun Money Mom
11. Negroni Cocktail
The Negroni is a classic cocktail with three ingredients: gin, vermouth, and Campari. It’s perfect for the holidays because it has two colors (red and green) and tastes like Christmas! Click here to learn how to make one yourself. Get the recipe here, Negroni Cocktail by The Pioneer Woman
12. Cinnamon Apple Cider Mimosas
It’s that time of year again! Time for hot drinks, cozy fires, and the best holiday drink ever. It’s Cinnamon Apple Cider Mimosas time! This is a simple recipe with only four ingredients (plus water). Click here to learn how to make it. Get the recipe here, Cinnamon Apple Cider Mimosas by 40 Aprons
13. Candy Cane Shooters
This is a fun holiday drink for your cocktail party! Take the traditional peppermint flavor of chocolates and make it into an adult version. It’s easy, festive, and delicious. Get the recipe here, Candy Cane Shooters by A Night Owl Blog
14. Holiday Sangria
Sangria is a Spanish wine punch traditionally served cold and fruity. This holiday version uses seasonal ingredients to make it extra special! Get ready for an easy, delicious drink that’s perfect for the holidays. Get the recipe here, Holiday Sangria by Our Salty Kitchen
15. Peppermint White Russian
It’s not Christmas without a White Russian. Here’s the perfect recipe for those of you who want to spice up your holiday cocktail! Get the recipe here, Peppermint White Russian By Gabriella
16. Holiday Elderflower Prosecco
I’m a huge fan of holiday cocktails, which is one of my favorites! This easy-to-make recipe for Holiday Elderflower Prosecco will be the perfect addition to your Christmas celebration. Get the recipe here, Holiday Elderflower Prosecco by Elis Tries to Cook
17. Hot Buttered Rum
It’s that time of year again when we start thinking about everything we want to be. Be it your best friend, a baller with money in tow, or just someone who can’t resist a good hot buttered rum.
I’m talking about the most delicious drink ever – and one that’ll warm you up from head to toe! Get the recipe here, Hot Buttered Rum by Joining Jules
18. Holiday Pear Sangria
A Holiday Pear Sangria is the perfect drink for your party this year! Please share with friends and family, or keep it all to yourself. This cocktail is sweet but not too sweet, has a hint of spice, and makes for an easy-to-make holiday drink that impresses all guests. Get the recipe here, Holiday Pear Sangria by Half Baked Harvest
19. Mulled Mandarin Juice
This recipe for mulled mandarin juice is a deliciously festive drink that you can make with just three ingredients. It’s perfect for sharing with friends and family during the holidays or as a lovely brunch cocktail! Get the recipe here, Mulled Mandarin Juice by Use Your Noodles
20. Christmas Old Fashioned
This Christmas cocktail is the perfect drink to get you in the holiday spirit. With just a few ingredients, it’s easy to mix up and serve at your next party! Get the recipe here, Christmas Old Fashioned by GastroNom
21. Gin and Rosemary Holiday Cocktail
Christmas is coming! And with that, all of the holiday parties. This year, don’t be one of those people who show up to their party without a drink in their hands. Instead, make something festive and delicious like this Gin Rosemary cocktail! Get the recipe here, Gin & Rosemary Cocktail by KaylChip
22. Blood Orange Ginger Cranberry Mojitos
It’s December, and that means one thing: time to break out the Christmas cocktail recipes! These Blood Orange Ginger Cranberries Mojitos will be a hit this holiday season, with their festive red color and unique taste. Get ready for winter by mixing up these delicious drinks! Get the recipe here, Blood Orange Ginger Cranberry Mojitos by Heather Christo
23. Hot Toddy
A Hot Toddy is one of the best Christmas cocktails! And our recipe is perfect for your holiday party. Watch this to learn how to make a great hot toddy, and get ready to enjoy it while listening to some festive music! Get the recipe here, Hot Toddy by The Pioneer Woman
24. Gingerbread Martini
I love the holidays, but sometimes it can be hard to find a drink that’s festive enough. This gingerbread martini is perfect for any holiday party! It tastes like Christmas in a glass and looks so gorgeous. Get the recipe here, Gingerbread Martini by Nutmeg Nanny
25. Spiced Wine
The holidays are coming, which means the time for some spiced wine. This sweet and spicy holiday cocktail can be made in minutes with just a few ingredients. Click here to see how easy it is to make your spiced wine! Get the recipe here, Spiced Wine by Well Plated
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The holidays are just around the corner, and that means it’s time for parties. With so many different cocktails to try this season, you’ll be able to find one perfect for any occasion. Whether you’re hosting a Christmas party or attending as a guest, these 25 recipes will make your holiday entertaining easier than ever before! So which cocktail will you try? Let me know in the comments below!
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