No holiday celebration is complete without a signature drink or two. From your favorite bubbly to a steaming mug of hot chocolate, here are eight holiday drinks your guests will love sipping all night long as well as a few for the kids to enjoy, too.
Surprise and delight your party guests with a fresh batch of horchata. Made with rice, vanilla, and cinnamon, this milky Mexican drink can be enjoyed by the whole family. And if you’re interested in a spiked version, add a bit of rum, whiskey, or vodka to this creamy cocktail.
It’s not a party without sangria. Try this delicious, seasonal punch with pear, orange, maple syrup, pomegranate seeds, spiced rum, sauvignon blanc, and ginger ale. It’s not only the perfect sip to serve at large holiday gatherings, but it’s also very easy to prepare ahead of time in a large pitcher.
Make a classic cocktail that everyone loves with a fun, holiday twist. Just add a splash of rosemary simple syrup and a sprig of fresh cranberries. That’s it! The tartness of the cranberries combined with the sweetness of the syrup makes this a refreshing cocktail for any holiday celebration.
Raise a glass and ring in the new year with this bubbly beverage. Made with just four ingredients (yes, four!), this crisp cocktail will lift everyone’s spirits. Whip up a batch and serve them at your next brunch, dinner party, or holiday get-together.
Know anyone who loves caramel apples? Well, this smooth drink tastes a lot like a boozy caramel apple pie. It’s the perfect blend of bourbon, apple cider, and cinnamon, which makes it a fantastic drink for any occasion.
You and your guests will warm right up with some homemade hot chocolate. Allow your guests to customize their drinks by setting up a hot chocolate bar. They can top off their mugs with their choice of whipped cream, candy canes, marshmallows, or crushed cookies.
Impress your friends and family by serving this cool cocktail in a copper mug. Whether you’re making enough for one cocktail or eight, the recipe is easy to throw together at a moment’s notice. Just mix vodka, lime juice, simple syrup, and ginger beer, pour over ice, and serve with a lime wedge. It’s that easy!
This sangria recipe is bursting with fall fruit. Fresh apples, oranges, and pomegranate seeds steeped in white wine and apple cider give it a rich flavor. Want to make it more special for your guests? Garnish the rims of your glasses with caramel sauce.