19+ Festive Christmas Cocktails and Mocktails

These easy Christmas Cocktail Recipes (and mocktails, too!) are perfect for any holiday party. From peppermint to cranberry, you will want to try them all!

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These Fun Christmas Cocktails Ideas are sure to be a hit at your holiday party! This list even includes some “mocktails” for the little ones!

With the hustle and bustle of the holidays, I usually have my dinner menu planned but tend to forget about the drinks!

If you’re like me, this list of Christmas cocktails and mocktails will come in handy when planning your holiday get togethers! from vodka, to gin and everything between, we’ve got you covered.

From cranberry to peppermint, and even some non-alcoholic options, these fun Christmas cocktails are the best! You will want to try them all!

Fruity Christmas Cocktails

Wassail Hot Toddy should be on everyone's holiday cocktail list! It's so easy to make and perfect for holiday parties, you'll be the star of the show! #howtomakeahottoddy #whatisahottoddy #hottoddyrecipes www.savoryexperiments.com

Wassail Hot Toddy

Wassail Hot Toddy should be on everyone’s holiday cocktail list! Easy to make and perfect for holiday parties, you’ll be the star of the show!
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Ruby Red Jubilee Cocktail is the perfect holiday cocktail made with Sagamore Spirit rye whiskey, grapefruit and lime juice and cinnamon syrup.

Ruby Red Jubilee Cocktail

Ruby Red Jubilee Cocktail is the perfect holiday cocktail made with Sagamore Spirit rye whiskey, grapefruit and lime juice and cinnamon syrup.
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Orange Frost Cocktail is a refreshing and festive holiday cocktail. Blended with Sagamore Spirit rye whiskey, lemon and orange juice and maple syrup, make this your holiday party cocktail!

Orange Frost Cocktail

Orange Frost Cocktail is a refreshing and festive holiday cocktail. Blended with Sagamore Spirit rye whiskey, lemon and orange juice and maple syrup, make this your holiday party cocktail!
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Jack Frost Frozen Winter Cocktails

A Winter wonderland in a cup, these Jack Frost Frozen Winter Cocktails are the tastiest way to decompress from the stress of the season!
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French Martini Cocktail

This classic French Martini recipe is a timeless cocktail perfect all year long with flavors of pineapple juice and raspberry liquor! So easy!
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Christmas Cocktails with Champagne

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Orange Crush Cocktail

Easy instructions for the best Orange Crush Cocktail recipe using fresh oranges, vodka and special liquor to make yours the bomb!
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Champagne Jello Shots

These easy Champagne Jello Shots are the only thing you need to celebrate New Year's Eve! Super festive and delicious, too!
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Cranberry Ginger Bellini

This Cranberry Ginger Bellini is a festive sparkling cocktail that’s perfect for brunch or holiday parties!
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Sangria and Wine Cocktails

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White Winter Sangria

This festive White Winter Sangria Recipe is made with pomegranate, pear, and fresh lime and is the perfect punch for both holiday dinners and parties!
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Mulled Wine

An easy and flavorful holiday drink this Mulled Wine is perfect for your holiday parties with minimal ingredients that go a long way!
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easy mulled cider recipe

Mulled Cider

Whether you serve it at Thanksgiving, Christmas or a cool fall night, this EASY Mulled Cider recipe is perfect for fall. You can spike it too!
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Peppermint Christmas Cocktails

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Peppermint Bark Mimosa

Nothing beats this delicious Peppermint Bark Mimosa for your holiday gatherings. Serve these simple to make festive drinks at your next holiday party and everyone will be merry!
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Peppermint Patty Cocktail

Need a delicious warm drink this winter? This Peppermint Patty Cocktail needs just 3 ingredients, is minty, sweet & great for all occasions!
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Espresso Martini Recipe

With only 4 simple ingredients, you can have this Espresso Martini ready in only 5 minutes. The perfect after-dinner dessert cocktail!
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Peppermint Mocha Spiked Coffee

A super easy alcoholic coffee drink, this Peppermint Mocha Spiked Coffee recipe is so festive for the holiday season.
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White Chocolate Martini

Need the perfect festive cocktail to serve this holiday season? A White Chocolate Martini, rimmed with candy canes is the perfect holiday dessert drink! Learn how to make this simple cocktail recipe for easy entertaining and more!
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Creamy Holiday Cocktails

This Vanilla Bean Frappuccino Cocktail is a copycat version of the Starbucks Vanilla Bean Frappuccino that can be made at home to save you money! #vanillabeanfrappuccino #coffeecocktails #vanillacocktails www.savoryexperiments.com

Vanilla Bean Frappuccino Recipe

A copycat version of the Starbucks Frappuccino made at home to save $$$
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Homemade Hot Chocolate Bomb

Hot chocolate bombs are hollow chocolate balls filled with hot cocoa mix and marshmallows. Just add hot milk and they magically melt!
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Whipped Hot Chocolate

Remember that dalgona whipped coffee trend? Well say hello to your newest obsession: this EASY Whipped Hot Chocolate recipe!
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Horchata Recipe

This EASY Horchata drink recipe makes the most luscious creamy and milky drink that's full of cinnamon flavor! Easily make into a cocktail!
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Homemade Eggnog

Easy instructions for how to make homemade eggnog, spiked eggnog and also a fabulous eggnog bar!
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Cranberry Cocktails

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White Cranberry Margaritas

Sip on these White Cranberry Margaritas this holiday season and enjoy a smooth blend of coconut, cranberry and tequila!
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Cranberry Vanilla Moscow Mule

This Cranberry Vanilla Moscow Mule is sweet, spicy, and totally refreshing. They are perfect for the winter months, and winter holidays in particular!
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Holiday Cranberry Punch

Holiday cocktails don't get any better than this Holiday Cranberry Punch! Garnished with rosemary sprigs and cranberries, it's super festive and fun.
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Christmas Cocktails with Whiskey

Holiday Whiskey Fizz is a bubbly holiday cocktail featuring Sagamore Spirits rye whiskey, club soda, cranberry syrup and lime juice.

Holiday Whiskey Fizz

Holiday Whiskey Fizz is a bubbly holiday cocktail featuring Sagamore Spirits rye whiskey, club soda, cranberry syrup and lime juice.
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easy mulled cider recipe

Mulled Cider

Whether you serve it at Thanksgiving, Christmas or a cool fall night, this EASY Mulled Cider recipe is perfect for fall. You can spike it too!
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Spiced Whiskey Cider is the perfect fall cocktail using Sagamore Spirit rye whiskey, apple cider, lime juice and simple syrup.

Spiced Whiskey Cider

Spiced Whiskey Cider is the perfect fall cocktail using Sagamore Spirit rye whiskey, apple cider, lime juice and simple syrup.
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Christmas Mocktails

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Christmas Holiday Punch

This Christmas Holiday Punch is a non-alcoholic, festive drink that all can enjoy at Christmas time!
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Check out some of these fun Christmas desserts, too:

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Holiday Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods

If you are need of a simple yet delicious holiday treat, these Holiday Chocolate Covered Pretzel Rods are for you! You can use any color or sprinkle combination.
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Christmas Swirl Bundt Cake Recipe- You won't believe how easy it is to create this beautiful and festive vanilla flavored Christmas Swirl Bundt Cake!

Christmas Swirl Bundt Cake

You won’t believe how easy it is to create this beautiful and festive vanilla flavored Christmas Swirl Bundt Cake!
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Santa Cookies

If you're looking an an easy, no-bake Christmas cookie, check out my Nutter Butter Santa Cookies! They're super festive, and simple to make.
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About the Author

Chef Jessica Anne Formicola

Jessica the mom, wife and chef behind Savory Experiments. You might see her on the Emmy- nominated TV show Plate It! or on bookshelves as a cookbook author. Jessica is a Le Cordon Bleu certified recipe developer and regularly contributed to Parade, Better Homes & Gardens, The Daily Meal, Mashed and more!

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  1. Oh this is great. Just in time for Christmas and New Years. I’ll be making some of these for my guest this Holidays definitely. Thanks!