10 Creative Christmas Drinks Recipes

I know your main focus in the holiday season is on trying festive and delicious foods. However, the addition of Christmas drinks is never disappointing.

The best way to start a Christmas party or holiday brunch is by surprising your guests with creative and easy Christmas cocktails.

So, when I compiled this list of Christmas cocktails, I made sure that I added something for everyone. These Christmas cocktails include most of your favorite festive spices.

Thus, so you can start your holiday celebration with style.

So get ready to become the new bartender of your home and surprise your friends and family with your list of Christmas drinks.

1. White Christmas Mojitos

The holidays are perfect for enjoying holiday festivities with your favorite cocktail. And what could be more festive than a Christmas Mojito?

You need lime juice, white rum, sugar, coconut rum, milk, and mint leaves to make this refreshing drink. The lime juice gives the drink a tart sweetness, while the rum and coconut milk adds a creamy richness.

The mint leaves and pomegranate arils provide a refreshing flavor, making this cocktail the perfect holiday treat.

So next time you want something special to celebrate the season, be sure to try this Mojitos. Cheers!

2. Holly Jolly Christmas Citrus Cocktail

As the weather gets colder and the days grow shorter, we all need a little something to help us get into the holiday spirit.

That is why I am raising a glass to this Citrus Cocktail. This festive drink is made with vodka, mint leaves, thymes, ginger beer, pomegranate, and blood orange juice.

Plus, you take this drink to another level with a half cup of St. Germain which is elderflower liquor.

It is the perfect way to enjoy the holidays with friends and family. So go ahead and give yourself a well-deserved pat on the back – you deserve it!

3. Frosted Mistletoe Margarita

Looking for a festive and delicious holiday cocktail? Look no further than the Frosted Mistletoe Margarita!

This refreshing drink requires cranberry juice, silver tequila, and fresh lemon juice. The perfect balance of tart and sweet, it’s sure to please any holiday partygoer.

Moreover, you also add Cointreau (orange liquor) orange zest to take this drink to the next level.

And what could be more festive than a drink you serve with rosemary and sugared cranberries?

Whether you are hosting a holiday gathering or simply enjoying a night in, make sure to give the Margarita a try. You will be glad you did!

4. Tequila Pineapple Cocktail

Pineapple juice, orange liqueur, and tequila come together to create the perfect drink.

The pineapple juice gives the drink a tropical flavor, while the orange liqueur adds a touch of sweetness.

The tequila provides the perfect balance of the two flavors, making this cocktail the perfect drink for any occasion.

This fruit drink is sure to please everyone at your next party. Garnish it with an orange rind or mint leaves and serve with ice to uplift flavor.

5. The Spicy Sweet Grinch Cocktail

The Grinch cocktail is delicious and festive to celebrate the holiday season and easy Christmas cocktails.

This holiday drink features pomegranate arils, lime juice, sugar, grapefruit juice, and ginger beer. The pomegranate arils add a lovely color and sweetness, while the lime juice gives the drink a tart and tangy flavor.

The grapefruit juice provides a lovely depth of flavor, while the jalapeño slices add just the right amount of spice.

The ginger beer adds a lovely enthusiasm and makes the drink even more refreshing. Overall, this perfectly balanced cocktail will stand out on Christmas eve dinner.

6. Gingerbread White Russian

The holidays are a busy time of year, and it can be tough to find time to relax. That is why I am here to tell you about a creamy cocktail with a White Russian twist.

This festive twist on the classic cocktail will put you in the holiday spirits.

The vodka and gingerbread syrup is a perfect match, and the heavy cream and cinnamon give the drink a rich, creamy flavor.

The vanilla extract and honey add a touch of sweetness, while the molasses give it a deep, rich flavor.

So if you are looking for a delicious way to celebrate the holidays, look no further than this classic drink.

7. Boozy Peppermint Mocha Coffee

As the weather gets cooler, my thoughts turn to peppermint mocha coffee. This delicious drink is brewed coffee topped with whipped cream, melted chocolate, and peppermint schnapps. 

It is the perfect mix of sweet and minty and is always a hit at holiday parties. But what I really love about peppermint mocha coffee is that it’s boozy.

Yes, you can add a shot of vodka or rum to your mocha and enjoy a festive cocktail.

So next time you are in the mood for something truly special, reach for a boozy mocha coffee. You will love it.

8. Winter-Spiced Pear Cocktail

This winter-spiced pear cocktail is the perfect way to warm up on a cold night. The gin and lemon are balanced perfectly by the pear syrup, and the egg white gives it a light, foamy texture.

The pears, star anise, and cinnamon give it a delicious winter spice flavor that will make you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.

You can pair this classic cocktail with hot chocolate for kids at a Christmas party.

So go ahead and give yourself a little bit of praise for making such a delicious cocktail. Cheers!

9. Mrs. Claus Cranberry Whiskey Cocktail

Mrs. Claus knows how to make a cranberry whiskey cocktail. This classic cocktail can replace the sparkling wine on your holiday table.

Try out her signature drinks this holiday season and see what all the fuss is about.

Cranberry juice, whiskey, rosemary syrup, and cinnamon sticks create a delicious and festive beverage.

The cranberry juice provides a tartness offset by the syrup’s sweetness, while the cinnamon sticks add a warm and spicy flavor profile.

The whiskey gives the cocktail a smooth finish that will please even the most discerning palates. So raise a glass to Mrs. Claus and her delicious cocktail.

10. Spiced Honey Bourbon Old Fashioned

The holidays are a time for family, friends, and, of course, festive drinks. This year, ditch the eggnog or hot buttered rum in favor of something more unique.

Try this Honey Bourbon instead. To make this festive cocktail, you need fresh rosemary, cinnamon sticks, lemon, and honey. This holiday cocktail is perfect for sipping by the fire.

Adding orange bitters gives it a slightly Christmassy feel, while the bourbon provides a nice warming kick.

So go ahead and raise a glass to the holidays – this Spiced Honey Bourbon will get you into the spirit.


10 Creative Christmas Drinks Recipes

Recipe by Brenda


  • White Christmas Mojitos

  • Holly Jolly Christmas Citrus Cocktail

  • Frosted Mistletoe Margarita

  • Tequila Pineapple Cocktail

  • The Spicy Sweet Grinch Cocktail

  • Gingerbread White Russian

  • Boozy Peppermint Mocha Coffee

  • Winter-Spiced Pear Cocktail

  • Mrs. Claus Cranberry Whiskey Cocktail

  • Spiced Honey Bourbon Old Fashioned


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