Coquito is a traditional Puerto Rican holiday drink, loved by adults and children alike. Similar to egg nog (but without the eggs), it's great both with or without alcohol. Everyone in the family can enjoy this sweet coconut drink!
Apple cider infuses with cinnamon sticks, fresh ginger, and clementines in your slow cooker for a flavorful beverage bursting with fall flavors. Just add Bourbon and slices of clementine and lime for an easily spiked apple cider that will surely become a fall favorite!
When it comes to classic cocktails it's hard to beat the martini, but you CAN make it better! This Cranberry Lemon Drop Martini has holiday color from a homemade cranberry simple syrup that is actually simple to make using only fresh cranberries, sugar, and water.
Our Apple Cider Moscow Mule Cocktail is a twist on this classic cocktail replacing the lime juice with seasonal apple cider and garnishing with an orange slice, apple slices, and a cinnamon stick stirrer!
This Cranberry Rosemary Shrub Cocktail is the perfect holiday cocktail! A homemade cranberry shrub with hints of black pepper, rosemary, and cinnamon is combined with bourbon and seltzer for a festive and colorful drink.
The thing about this Christmas cocktail is that you can vary it with just about any fruit that takes your fancy peaches, strawberries, bananas… the fun is in the variation (and the rum, there is totally fun to be had with the rum…).
This cocktail makes a lovely addition to your holiday cocktail party... Combine ginger simple syrup, brandy, pomegranate molasses, and pomegranate juice with ice in your cocktail shaker, pour into your favorite glassware, top off with ginger beer, and a few shakes of orange bitters. Garnish with an orange slice, and crystallized ginger. Bellissimo!
Bring the crisp flavor of cranberry together with sweet pear in this beautiful, yet simple pear cosmopolitan cocktail recipe that is sure to please at your holiday table. Mix things up using white cranberry or red cranberry juice to alternate red and white cocktails.
Non-Alcoholic Holiday Drinks
Want a drink without all the booze?
These non-alcoholic holiday drinks will be sure to wow your crowd and give you something you all can enjoy this season!
This Non-Alcoholic Sangria Mocktail is colorful, fun, easy to make, refreshing, and perfect for any time of the year! This family-friendly drink is just the thing for entertaining and can be made ahead of time so guests can help themselves as they arrive.
Mulled Apple Cider is an aromatic and warm beverage full of festive vibes. Hot Apple Cider is especially popular during the fall and winter season and Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays and family gatherings.
This easy non-alcoholic homemade eggnog is the perfect companion for any holiday gathering. Homemade custard, maple whipped cream, and a dash of nutmeg will make this a new holiday tradition for your family.
The holidays aren’t complete without a festive red, white and green mocktail! This combination of pomegranate juice, fresh lime, and mint offer the right combination of sweet and tart, and the frozen cranberries give it a holiday flair.
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