- Sugar cookie martini
This dessert martini is worth making for the rimmed glass alone, but if that doesn’t sway you, know that this Christmas dream is flavored with Baileys, Amaretto and vanilla vodka.
- Christmas margarita
If you’re not into cranberry, how about substituting pomegranate juice to get the same festive, pretty look in this margarita?
- Gingerbread white Russian
Jazz up the classic White Russian with traditional gingerbread spices to create one totally tasty warming cocktail.
- The Grinch cocktail
Using fruity ingredients like melon, lemon-lime, and cherry, this cocktail is bold and eye-catching. Plus, with a change from traditional Christmas flavors, it’s sure to please any Christmas Grinch too.
- Holly jolly fireball shots
A spicy jello shit guaranteed to fire up your Christmas experience!
- Christmas old fashioned
We love a good old fashioned recipe; it’s one of those drinks that’s so easy to customize for different occasions and times of year. This one features cranberry simple syrup, rye and bitters for the holidays.
- Peppermint Baileys Christmas cocktail
Original Baileys and Smirnoff peppermint vodka come together over ice with a sprinkle of cinnamon. – Christmas in a glass!
- Winter snowflake cocktail
This sweet and creamy drink is a lower alcohol option if you don’t want to get too wild and crazy.
- Easy white Christmas margarita pitcher
This creamy coconut margarita with lime juice, tequila, coconut water and cranberries tastes like summer yet looks like Christmas!
- Christmas sangria
This is one sangria you can enjoy all year, with fruit juices, brandy, soda, and fruit. It’s a delicious big-batch cocktail that makes entertaining easy.
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If you need more holiday inspiration, we recommend these recipe books
Drinking with Saint Nick: Christmas Cocktails for Sinners and Saints
Winter Cocktails: Mulled Ciders, Hot Toddies, Punches, Pitchers, and Cocktail Party Snacks
Christmas Cocktail Recipes- Christmas Drinks to Liven up the Holidays
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If you enjoyed this roundup, we think you’ll really enjoy our post on sweet holiday recipes, stop by our list of Christmas desserts that are worthy of the ‘gram.
While you’re at it, be sure to check out our list of make-ahead Christmas appetizers, for light bites that save you kitchen dramas this Christmas.
Which of these Christmas cocktail recipes will you try first? Let us know in the comments 🙂
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