Making drinks is always a good idea for the holidays, whether you drink them alcoholic or non-alcoholic, hot or cold versions depending on your mood! If you’re looking for a new festive, flavorful, and easy to make Christmas drinks, we suggest trying some of these best Christmas drinks recipes. You can choose from candy cane martinis + homemade peppermint vodka, vegan gingerbread hot cocoa, white chocolate snowflake martinis, the best hot chocolate recipe, spiced mulled wine with blackberries, cranberry orange liqueur recipe + cranberry orange champagne cocktail, and more. All of the recipes will be the perfect addition to your next Christmas party. Be inspired this holiday season, and have a Happy Safe Christmas!
Kid-friendly, fruity, and perfectly sweet, this Grinch punch is the perfect addition to your next Christmas party or Grinch movie night with the whole family. Follow the instructions, and in 5 minutes, you’ll get one gallon of green punch that you can easily double or triple. Optionally, top punch bowl with sliced strawberries or cranberries, or use as a garnish on individual punch glasses. Serve cold and enjoy!
Candy Cane Martinis + Homemade Peppermint Vodka
Homemade, festive, and easy to make, this candy cane martini + peppermint vodka is a perfect Christmas party cocktail. With just a few ingredients and following the step-by-step instructions in a total time of 15 minutes, you’ll have your homemade candy cane infused peppermint vodka to make a perfect candy cane martinis. Have fun making it, and cheers!
The Best Hot Chocolate
Paleo, keto, and vegan, this is the best hot chocolate you’ll ever have in your life – smooth, creamy, rich, and chocolatey. The best part is that you can have this whipped up in 7 minutes using a few ingredients. Follow the cooking instructions, pour into mugs, and serve while hot. Plus, you can store the chocolate in the fridge for up to a week and just reheating and enjoy it!
Vegan Gingerbread Hot Cocoa
Healthy, festive, and sugar-free, this vegan gingerbread hot cocoa is ready in 5-7 minutes, and it’s perfect for Christmas (kids and adults alike). The fun part is that you can make this vegan gingerbread hot cocoa in two ways – boiling and microwave. It’s super easy, gather the ingredients, follow the instructions, and enjoy it with whipped creme or marshmallows. Plus, you can drink it hot or cold, depending on your mood!
Crockpot Hot Chocolate
Rich, creamy, and made from scratch, this crockpot hot chocolate is perfectly flavorful and sweet – a real treat for Christmas night. You’ll need four ingredients and just follow the cooking tips and instructions. Let the hot chocolate slow cook for 2 hours, and when it’s ready before serving, add the vanilla extract. It will last up to 5 days in the fridge. Serve it with marshmallows on top. Enjoy!
White Chocolate Snowflake Martinis
Gorgeous, delicious, and easy to make, this white chocolate snowflake martinis is the perfect drink to welcome the new year. The color, the taste, the glass decoration, everything fits for the holiday season – you’ll love it. Made with just three ingredients and ready in 5 minutes, you can serve it before or after-dinner drink. Follow the directions and pour the finished martinis into the prepared sugared glasses. Enjoy!
Homemade Hot Cocoa Mix Recipe
This delicious homemade hot cocoa mix recipe is incredibly easy to make and will be one of your favorite wintertime and Christmas treats you’ll ever make. It’s so much tastier than any store-bought version and makes a huge batch, making it perfect for gift-giving. To serve, fill a mug about 1/3 full of the hot cocoa mix powder, fill the mug with hot water and stir. Enjoy!
The Best Hot Chocolate Recipe
Super creamy and tasty, this hot chocolate recipe is very simple, and it’s made in a slow cooker or crockpot, so you’ll be making it each year for your Christmas party in your home. Add all ingredients to your crockpot, and set it on “low.” Cook for 2 hours, making sure to stir at least every 10 minutes. Plus, you can experiment with different flavors of chocolate chips. Have fun making it, and enjoy it!
Spiced Mulled Wine With Blackberries
Delicious, cozy, and warm, this spiced mulled wine with blackberries is perfect for Christmas time. Plus, it’s super easy to make in both ways – the slow cooker or stovetop. Just follow the cooking instructions, tips, and tricks. Garnish with additional orange slices, blackberries, and cranberries, if desired. Serve and enjoy!
Cranberry Orange Liqueur Recipe + Cranberry Orange Champagne Cocktail
Colorful, flavorful, and perfectly refreshing, and sweet, this cranberry orange liqueur recipe can be your next favorite aperitif or a tasty base for cranberry cocktails. You can enjoy it as an after-dinner sip or mix it with champagne to make a cranberry orange champagne cocktail. It takes just about 30-minutes to prepare and only needs two weeks to “marinate” in the refrigerator. Follow the easy step-by-step instructions and enjoy drinking it for the holidays!