Best Christmas Cocktails: Alcoholic Drink Recipes

Yep, that’s right, it’s Christmas already, that time of the year where families and friends come together feeling holly and jolly. We have listed our favorite Christmas cocktails for 2021 and for those who love to cater, these festive cocktail recipes are perfect to impress your guests. Pick your favorite recipes, buy the alcohol, if you don’t already have those cocktail glasses we have some suggestions, after that you are all set to present the most popular Christmas drinks.


Boozy Grinch Punch christmas cocktail

Boozy Grinch Punch

The Grinch themed Christmas cocktail and while you sipping this, why not watch The Grinch movie, it’s not just for kids but if you have kids of your own or guests, it’s a great one to watch on the festive day.

Get the recipe from Delish


White Christmas Martini - christmas cocktail

White Christmas Martini

If it isn’t snowing you and your guests may still have a white Christmas with this sweet white Martini.

Get the recipe from IBC

Salted Caramel Espresso Martini christmas cocktail

Salted Caramel Espresso Martini

The perfect easy Christmas cocktail if you want to party all night. Personally, I don’t like coffee mixed with anything else, or even iced coffee, but this one here is an exception, loved it.

Get the recipe from delicious


Driven Snow Christmas Cocktail

Driven Snow Christmas Cocktail

Rum, white chocolate liquor and crushed candy canes, your loved ones… what more do you want this Christmas!

Get the recipe from Country Living

Santa Clausmopolitan christmas cocktail

Santa Clausmopolitan

No more cookies for Santa, prep him a Clausmopolitan, hmm or maybe not! he might get a DUI.

Get the recipe from Delish


Pomegranate Ginger Paloma christmas cocktail

Pomegranate Ginger Paloma

One of my favorite fruits, pomegranate which has fifteen health benefits of pomegranate juice, maybe that can be useful for a conversation starter.

Get the recipe from Half Baked Harvest


Cosmos Christmas Cocktail

Cosmos Christmas Cocktail

The classic cosmopolitan has the perfect color for Christmas and it’s yummy too.

Get the recipe from GH


North Pole Christmas Cocktail

North Pole Christmas Cocktail

Give your guuets a taste of the North Pole with this Kahlúa and Vodka cocktail.

Get the recipe from Half Baked Harvest


Peppermintinis Christmas Cocktail

Peppermintinis Christmas Cocktail

Chocolate, Vodka and candy canes, this one looks like I’m going to try it out this Christmas.

Get the recipe from Delish


lemon mint cucumber grappa cocktail

Cucumber Grappa Cocktail

This zesty drink is one of the most popular Christmas cocktails for the grappa lovers, it’s an easy recipe and fresh.

Get the recipe from delicious


Kahlua hot chocolate

Kahlua hot chocolate

Hot chocolate with booze, is the best cocktail after a Christmas meal?

Get the recipe from Damn Delicious


Salted Caramel White Russians

Salted Caramel White Russians

If you like milkshakes and booze there you go two in one.

Get the recipe from Kate La Vie

Apple Pie Cocktail

Apple Pie Cocktail

Did you say apple pie? With a combination of Whiskey and Vodka this will get the party started.

Get the recipe from Vegan Yack Attack


grilled watermelon ink gin and mint christmas cocktail

Grilled Watermelon Christmas Cocktail

We haven’t tried this one yet but heard it’s a must try, plus it does look interestingly different, so this one is on my Christmas cocktails list to try.

Get the recipe from delicious


Hot Pumpkin Buttered Rum christmas cocktail

Hot Pumpkin Buttered Rum

Something tasty to keep your guests warm and cosy and maybe tipsy.

Get the recipe from Dine and Dish


Pisco Sour christmas cocktail

Pisco Sour

If you like it sour, this one is for you. For those that don’t know, Pisco is a type of Brandy.

Get the recipe from GH


Drunk Jack Frosties christmas cocktail

Drunk Jack Frosties

Do you have the cocktail blues, try this with 3 mixes of alcohol, Vodka, Prosecco and Blue Curaçao.

Get the recipe from Delish


Boozy Butterbeer Punch christmas cocktail

Boozy Butterbeer Punch

For the beer lovers but… surprise it’s not beer! Personally, it’s too sweet for me, but if that’s your thing!

Get the recipe from Delish


Baileys Christmas Cocktail

Baileys Christmas Cocktail

Baileys is one of the best liqueurs according to this article, and is actually number two, so why not mix it with my favorite liqueur, Vodka!

Get the recipe from Olive


Sherry sour christmas cocktail

Sherry sour

A simple but delicious sour cocktail, check the ingredients on this one!

Get the recipe from Olive


Warm Bourbon Cider christmas cocktail

Warm Bourbon Cider

A couple of these hot Christmas cocktails, pick one of these 63 best Christmas movies of all time and enjoy this jolly day.

Get the recipe from CountryLiving


Nutty Irishman Christmas cocktail

Nutty Irishman

Nuts, whipped cream and Baileys, perfect after Christmas lunch. Your guests will go nuts for this one.

Get the recipe from Delish


Winter Wonderland  Christmas Cocktail

Winter Wonderland Christmas Cocktail

A frosty coconut vodka drink, why not bring wonderland to your home this Christmas.

Get the recipe from The Marvelous Misadventures of a Foodie


Christmas Jones Cocktail

Christmas Jones Cocktail

This fruity Christmas cocktail is one not to miss, if you love fruits, this one is for you.

Get the recipe from The Spruce Eats

Holiday Hopper christmas cocktail

Holiday Hopper

The mix may not seem right, but if you try it you will not be dissapointed.

Get the recipe from The Spruce Eats


Spiced Mexican Hot Chocolate christmas cocktail

Spiced Mexican Hot Chocolate

The perfect hot Christmas cocktail if you have kids, this Bourbon hot chocolate mix is for the adults and prep another normal hot chocolate for the kids, now enjoy it as a family, maybe in these cute Christmas mugs to the right.

Get the recipe from CountryLiving


Christmas cocktail Snowstorm Margarita

Christmas Snowstorm Margarita

This one is for the margarita lovers, not the regular margarita but one of the most popular christmas drinks.

Get the recipe from Half Baked Harvest


Black Christmas Cocktail

Black Christmas Cocktail

This one is for the Manhattan lovers but with a twist. Me and my girlfriend loved this one!

Get the recipe from Stir & Strain


Christmas cocktails Punch

Christmas Punch

Keep this recipe, this one is great for any future parties you might plan at home. Red fruity cocktail with green garnish are the perfect blend for a Christmas cocktail.

Get the recipe from Dinner at the Zoo


apple cider Christmas Cocktail

Slow Cooker Apple Cider

If you are looking for a hot christmas drink, you found it. This one is infused with citrus and spices and simmered to perfection, just drink it while it’s warm!

Get the recipe from Dinner at the Zoo


Naughty But Nice Christmas Cocktail

Naughty But Nice Christmas Cocktail

Three of the most popular liquers in one drink that suits most people, this one will surely impress your guests, but be carefully it may get wild.

Get the recipe from Inspired by Charm


Christmas Cocktails mulled wine

Mulled Wine

If you a looking for a hot cocktail, this Mulled Wine recipe is easy and delicious, so you might want to keep this one for those cold winters. This one is perfect for those wine lovers, I even prefer this to an expensive bottle of wine.

Get the recipe from Inspired by Charm


Mistletoe Margarita Christmas Cocktails

Mistletoe Margarita

The Mistletoe Margarita on the rock, or without, it’s your choice, either way this cocktail is delicious and as a plus, this Christmas Margarita recipe looks amazing.

Get the recipe from Delish


white Christmas Cocktails margarita punch

White Christmas Margarita Punch

This one is for the ones that love both, a white Christmas and Margaritas. This could be your best white Christmas ever, just be sure to have enough cause trust me, you will want more and more refills.

Get the recipe from How Sweet Eats


summer sorbet Christmas Cocktails

Sorbet Cocktails

How about these super cool looking cocktails for a twist. These three easy Christmas cocktails named, Passionfruit Ice Prosecco, Cheat’s Frosé and Chilli Lime ‘Margarita’ Fizz are all so delicious that you can’t just choose one, but make all three.

Get the recipe from delicious


santa hat jell o shots recipe

Santa Hat Jell-O Shots

We know these are not cocktails, but they are too jolly to pass on, so consider these little Jell-O shots a bonus to a great way to start a Christmas party, but might get you on the naughty list… still worth it! And if you have kids of your own or some little guests, you could prepare a second batch without the vodka, just make sure you don’t confuse which is which.

Get the recipe from Delish

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