35 Christmas Cocktails for the Holiday Season

Exploring our Christmas cocktail collection reveals the essence of holiday cheer. These recipes blend traditional holiday flavors like cinnamon, nutmeg, and peppermint with spirits to create drinks that warm the heart and soul. From soothing hot toddies that ward off the winter chill to refreshing cranberry mimosas that sparkle like holiday lights, each cocktail brings its own festive twist. Personally, the spiced rum punch stands out for its perfect balance of sweetness and spice, making it a hit at any holiday gathering. This roundup promises a treasure trove of holiday spirits to explore, perfect for any Christmas celebration.

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A festive Christmas cocktail. The cocktail, in the foreground, is served in a decorative glass, filled with a bright red drink, reminiscent of holiday cheer. It's garnished with a sprig of holly and a small candy cane. Around the glass, the table is adorned with Christmas decorations like pine cones, a small wreath, and a few twinkling fairy lights. The background features a cozy Christmas setting, with a warmly lit fireplace, a beautifully decorated Christmas tree with lights and ornaments, and a window showing a snowy landscape outside, with gently falling snowflakes and a clear starry sky.

35 Christmas Cocktail Recipes

Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
5 from 3 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Christmas cocktails, Christmas drinks
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Add some holiday cheer to your festivities with these creative Christmas cocktails.


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35 Christmas Cocktails for the Holiday Season
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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