No holiday celebration is complete without a signature drink and a slice of cake. From candy cane cocktails to spiked hot chocolate, this menu of options is our gift to you. Cheers!
Give the bartender (you!) the night off by letting guests pour their own glass of this festive and fruity drink.
Rumor has it that this boozy hot chocolate might make the frigid winter weather more bearable. Well, it doesn't hurt to see if that's true.
Even mimosas need a seasonal update. Trade traditional OJ for blood orange juice to give this cocktail a gorgeous crimson hue.
There's something special about sipping on a glass of whiskey in the wintertime. For a quick and fruity fix, warm up with this orange-infused drink.
Because bottomless mimosas are the ultimate Christmas gift.
Warm up by the fireplace with this boozy (and spicy!) hot chocolate.
Even eggnog haters will love this creamy drink, complete with a cinnamon-sugar rim.
Because this is what Bing Crosby meant when he sang, "I'm dreaming of a White Christmas" ... right?
Pomegranate seeds are winter's natural jewels. Not convinced? Mix up this drink and see for yourself.
If you think your old-fashioned is tasting a little, well, old-fashioned, then mix it with cinnamon-rosemary simple syrup for a warm, wintery flavor.
Woah. This drink looks dangerous (a.k.a. dangerously good).
When you accidentally eat your entire batch of Christmas cookies, start sipping on this cookie-inspired cocktail.
Sangria season is still in full swing even when the temperature drops — at least that's what we believe.
Here's another wintery update on sangria, featuring cran-apple cider, pomegranate seeds, and clementines. It's best consumed from a Mason jar while wearing a plaid flannel shirt.
Know what's better than hot chocolate after a scrumptious Christmas meal? Hot chocolate with booze in it.
When you add cranberries and rosemary to a Moscow mule, you've got the most festive drink on the planet. Copper mugs are optional but so adorable.
Sometimes you want cookies, and other times you want booze. These are for those occasions.
Tart, tangym and a tad spicy, this cocktail will cleanse your palette before the holiday feast is in full swing.
This is not the mystery elixir you drank at college frat parties. This is jingle juice and it's chock full of everything we love about winter — like citrus, rum, and cranberries.
Whiskey and ginger are a match made in Christmas heaven. (And just wait until you mix in maple syrup.)
Rum and nutmeg stirred into melted vanilla ice cream create this ridiculously easy, three-ingredient eggnog. Bonus: You can make it up to a day ahead, and no raw eggs required.
If you've never considered adding fresh herbs to your fruity drinks, now's as good a time as any.
This cocktail's clever presentation (and it's cherry, orange, and cranberry flavors!) gives it a spot on Santa's nice list for sure.
What's better than a delicious cocktail paired with a classic Christmas cookie? Nothing. Watch this video to learn how to make the ultimate batch of sugar cookies.
We spiked the punch bowl with a cinnamon-infused simple syrup and whiskey for your holiday sipping pleasure.
We turned our seasonal obsession — peppermint bark — into an easy cocktail. Serving tip: Use a slow cooker to make the hot chocolate and keep it warm during the party.