The holiday season is upon us!  Try these Christmas Cocktail Recipes at parties, family gatherings, and festive events. If you’re not a fan of eggnog or are just looking to switch things up this year, why not try one of these cocktail recipes? From boozy hot chocolates to mulled wine (plus some non-alcoholic bonus options!), it’s sure to be a merry little night.

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Cheers!

“The holiday season is upon us!” sets the tone for all that follows in this post by letting readers know they can expect tips on what drinks to make during the upcoming festivities. “If you’re not a fan of eggnog or are just looking to switch things up this year,”

24  Christmas Cocktails 2021 Recipes  to Try

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Sparkling Leprechaun Kiss Drink Recipe or Sparkling Grinch Cocktail Recipe

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Sparkling Grinch Cocktail Recipe – Sour Apple & Vodka as the main two ingredients in this Holiday cocktail.

Add red sugar sprinkles to the glass if you’re serving it for Christmas! This tart, as well as the sweet cocktail, is ideal for the upcoming holidays! It combines apple flavours with a sparkling touch of carbonated water!

Jingle Juice Holiday Punch at your Christmas Party

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Jingle Juice holiday punch – Great Christmas Punch for Holiday Parties

This Jingle Juice recipe is like a more festive version of citrus sangria. It’s a lovely, eye-catching drink that’s simple to prepare ahead of time and takes the burden out of party planning away. Don’t forget the orange slices.

Cranberry Margarita

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Cranberry Margarita – cranberry Juice with Triple Sec and Tequila

Take advantage of your blender’s versatility to muddle lemons, limes, and oranges. To make a delicious drink that will brighten up any party, whip up a batch of cranberry margaritas with store-bought cranberry juice and freshly squeezed lime juice. If you’d like to go all out and prepare your homemade cranberry juice, don’t forget to add the fresh cranberries for the ultimate look!

Sexy Snowman Martini Christmas Cocktail

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Sexy Snowman Martini -creme de cacao, vanilla vodka, and white chocolate liqueur

Who would not want to drink a martini? It is excellent. There are two ways to make it. One way is with marshmallows, and the other way is without them in this alcoholic beverage for a Christmas Cocktail 2021 Recipe to try!

Gingerbread Martinis

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Gingerbread Martinis – including being Sugar-FREE, a seasonal twist for simple syrup.  If you love a sweet cocktail and love the taste of a Gingerbread cookie, this may be the classic cocktail of the year.

Kahlua Hot Chocolate This Holiday Season

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Kahlua Hot Chocolate – great for a hot toddy moment

Yes, this is a beverage for adults only. Add a spritz of Kahlúa to your steaming hot chocolate, and you’ve got yourself a warm, comfortable drink. Also, don’t forget about the marshmallows drenched in salted caramel and drizzled with melted chocolate.

Pumpkin Butter Rum

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Pumpkin Butter Rum – pumpkin puree, rum

The favourite rum drink gets a seasonal twist with the addition of pumpkin puree and pumpkin pie spice. This is not your average Christmas Cocktail, but would be tasty all winter long!

Homemade Baileys Recipe

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Homemade Baileys – Jamieson Irish Whiskey is the only alcohol needed! And everyone will love you for a mason jar of goodness! Baileys is excellent in both coffee and hot chocolate.

Infused Candy Cane Cocktail

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Infused Candy Cane Cocktail – Candy Canes & Vodka & Crème de Cacao

Homemade Candy Cane Infused Vodka is a wonderful gift as well as a year-round drink mixer. The Candy Cane Cocktail will be the talk of your winter party!

This is one Christmas Cocktail 2021 Recipe to be used this year!

Cranberry White Christmas Sangria

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Cranberry  White Christmas Sangria – 1 Bottle Pinot Grigio

This is one of my favourite Christmas beverages. To me, it’s just another sparkling wine combination. Right? This dish not only has the tastes and hues of Christmas, but it also resembles the season in general. It’s gorgeous.

Red Nose Punch

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Red Nose Punch – Beer & Bourbon

In a holiday punch delicately spiced with festive spices in a  cinnamon-infused simple syrup, dark rum and sweet vermouth mix to form a complex but smooth cocktail.

Reindeer Nose Bubbly

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Reindeer Nose Bubbly – Pomegranate & Champagne

This sparkling champagne cocktail will delight your holiday guests. It’s ready in a minute and tastes like you’ve spent hours on it, so it’s the ideal drink for any occasion such as a Christmas party or New Years’ party! A classic Drink with a holiday twist

Christmas Cookie Cocktail

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Christmas Cookie Cocktail peppermint schnapps, Kahlua, Irish Cream

Despite its name, you don’t have to restrict yourself to Christmas. It doesn’t matter what holidays you observe or whether or not you celebrate them. That’s an absolute yummy little snack. Great little Christmas Cocktail Recipe to try in 2021

Santa’s Magic Portion

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Santa’s Magic Potion: Eggnog & Baileys

The ‘Santa’s Magic Potion (aka Eggnog Cocktail) — What to do with eggnog? Of course, Baileys! This creamy eggnog cocktail combines the two to produce a lovely Christmas cocktail!

 

Hot Buttered Rum

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Hot Buttered Rum: Dark Rum, Butter, Brown Sugar

To make the batter, let a stick of butter rest at room temperature before mixing it with brown sugar and spices to make a “batter” that may be used to create a delectable Hot Buttered Rum drink. The addition of an orange twist and a cinnamon stick on top

 

Apple Cider Minosa

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Apple Cider Minosa: Apple Cider, Champagne

Apple Cider Mimosas are a simple, lovely drink that may be enjoyed any time of year! This Apple Cider Cocktail is both amusing and fizzy, making the Holidays the ideal time to make it. A delicious mimosa Christmas cocktail recipe is something I enjoy experimenting with, and this chilly version is my personal favourite.

Sugar Cookie Martini

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Sugar Cookie Martini:  vanilla vodka, amaretto, and International Delight

The Sugar Cookie Martini is a wonderful way to end your night with friends; it’s also great for Christmas since each holiday has its unique cocktail. There are never too many sugar cookies.

Creamy Mapletini

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Creamy Mapletini Vodka, Real Maple Syrup,

Bring the fantastic taste of maple syrup and ice cream to a martini. They are introducing the Creamy Mapletini Martini! A new drink to add to your Christmas cocktail recipes collection.

Caramel Coffee Toddy

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Caramel Coffee Toddy caramel flavoured Baileys, Buttershots Schnapps

This Caramel Coffee Toddy is delicious! It’s ideal for late-night drinking, dessert cocktails, or as a fantastic way to warm up on a chilly night. All it takes is a few ingredients and less than 15 minutes of your time before bedtime!

Another Cranberry Punch

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Another Cranberry Punch: Cranberry & Pineapple juice, Champagne

Of course, it’s a holiday champagne punch… and I’m not kidding when I say that it’s perfect! It’s also simple to produce in large quantities or minor, depending on the circumstance. I’ll most certainly be serving it at our holiday party as well as Christmas Day.

Cranberry Whisky Sour

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Cranberry Whisky Sour: Bourbon or Whisky

The pink Christmas cocktail (thanks to cranberry cinnamon simple syrup!) is just as punchy as a classic whiskey sour, but they’re less harsh.

 

Andes Chocolate Mint Martini

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Andes Chocolate Mint Martini: Vodka & Andes Creme De Menthe Baking Chips

Mint is one of my favourite tastes of the year. Mint chocolate is far superior. You can make this basic martini in minutes by melting mint baking chips and combining other elements such as vodka. It’s a wonderful sweet treat to share with your pals at your Christmas party with these Christmas Cocktails 2021 Recipes to Try!