No matter what the holiday season looks like for your family, one thing’s for sure: You’ll need libations. These 59 holiday cocktails are seasonal, simple and worthy of celebration, whether you’re adding them to your Christmas or New Year’s Eve menu. Below, you'll find everything from sparkling drinks to crowd-pleasing punch bowls to hot spiked cocktails to keep the party going. Unsure of what to serve with one of these drink recipes? Try one of our 62 easy Christmas dinner ideas on for size.

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1. Ruby Vermouth Spritzers

Summer doesn't have dibs on spritzers. This one got a wintry makeover, courtesy of sweet red vermouth, grapefruit and rosemary.

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2. Cranberry-Mint Holiday Punch

Serving a crowd doesn’t get any easier. This punch is a refreshing-yet-powerful combo of vodka, orange liqueur and sparkling wine.

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3. Chai Hot Toddy

Warm your bones with rum and chai tea spices, like cinnamon and ginger.

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4. Ruby Red Cherry Sangria

Psst: We have just the plan for that leftover bottle of summer rosé in your fridge.

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5. Tequila-Spiked Horchata

Almond milk and a dash of coffee liqueur give this traditional Latin drink a grown-up spin.

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6. Slow Cooker Spiked Cinnamon Lattes

We’ll never grow tired of Crockpot cocktails, since they save us from standing over the stove for who knows how long.

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7. Mulled Wine Sangria

Cinnamon sticks, cloves and brandy add spice and warmth to fresh orange.

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8. Hot Buttered Rum

So decadent and delicious that you’ll almost forget all about hot cocoa. Almost.

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9. Charred Citrus Margarita

One of our favorite ways to take full advantage of citrus season. (BTW, if you need help buying a quality bottle of tequila, we're here to help.)

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10. Spiced Persimmon Old Fashioned

Persimmons are sort of like the underdogs of winter. Maybe you never tried one, but their unique flavor fits the season like a glove.

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11. Slow-Cooker Cranberry Hot Toddy

Brandy and spiced rum take over for traditional bourbon whiskey.

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12. Mulled Cider

If you’ve never tried your hand at homemade apple cider, you’re in for a real treat. Spike it with rum, whiskey, vodka or applejack.

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13. Classic Eggnog

The hardest thing about making your own eggnog is waiting for it to chill before helping yourself to a glass.

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14. Easy Cranberry Moscow Mule

Tart-sweet cranberry juice can hold its own against fresh lime juice and spicy ginger beer.

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15. Adult Hot Chocolate

The secret to this sipper is Frangelico, a silky hazelnut liqueur.

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16. Cinnamon Bourbon Old Fashioned

Top any drink with torched citrus fruit and let the oohs and ahhs roll in. Don't forget the rosemary-infused cinnamon simple syrup.

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17. Cranberry Margarita

Cranberry juice’s natural tartness notes make it a great substitute for sour or margarita mix.

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18. Baileys Eggnog Latte

Even the whipped cream is infused with Irish cream.

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19. Cranberry Apple Sangria

It’s your spice rack’s time to shine. We're talking cinnamon sticks, whole cloves and star anise.

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20. Bourbon-Ginger Cider Cocktails

Think of it as a whiskey mule that just spent the day at an apple orchard.

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21. Pomegranate Ginger Apple Cider Punch

Finish them off with pomegranate arils and thin-sliced Pink Lady apples.

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22. Caramel Apple Old Fashioned

Starring homemade apple cider caramel, which you’ll definitely want to drink straight from the saucepan.

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23. Spiked Eggnog Italian Soda

A famous summer sipper gets a Christmas makeover. Instead of being made with straight-up eggnog, the recipe calls for Italian eggnog syrup.

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24. Holly Jolly Christmas Citrus Cocktail

Go the extra mile by squeezing your own blood orange and clementine juices.

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25. Pumpkin Pie Smash Cocktail

The syrup, made with pumpkin purée and pumpkin pie spice, comes together on the stovetop in minutes.

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26. The Santa Claus Smash

From the ginger-honey syrup to the fresh mint, this cocktail is fit for St. Nick himself.

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27. Spiced Apple Margaritas

Our favorite part is the sweet-and-salty cinnamon rim, hands down.

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28. Maple Whiskey Sour

We had no idea a cocktail this chic was hiding in our pantry.

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29. Cranberry Bourbon Sour

Want to go the extra mile? Candied rosemary sprigs are an elegant garnish that’s shockingly simple to make.

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30. Ciderhouse Pear Cocktail

The recipe calls for your favorite bourbon, but we’re betting spiced rum or vanilla vodka would taste amazing, too.

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31. Blood Orange Ginger White Sangria

Bet you’ve never thought of putting kumquats in your cocktail before, huh?

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32. Vanilla Chai Tea White Russian

It all starts with concentrated chai syrup that’s bursting with warm winter spices.

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33. Cranberry-Spiced Whiskey Sour

You’ve heard of latte art, but have you ever seen an angostura heart drawn in frothy egg white?

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34. Spicy Pomegranate Moscow Mule

Ginger beer for spice, sliced jalapeños for heat.

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35. Apple Cider Mojito

Fresh mint and chopped red apples create a natural Christmas-inspired color scheme.

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36. Jingle Bell Cranberry Paloma

A few spoons of leftover Thanksgiving cranberry sauce go a long way. Top each glass with sugared cranberries.

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37. Mulled White Wine

Mulled wine is typically made with red vino, but we’re not complaining about this white wine alternative. Try using Sauvignon Blanc or Pinot Grigio.

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38. Pomegranate Orange Champagne Cocktail

Because the end of 2021 calls for the fanciest drink in your arsenal. Bring on the bubbly.

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39. Spiced Cranberry-Pear Bourbon Cocktail

Your favorite rye meets tart cranberry syrup and spiced pear liqueur.

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40. Apple Cider Spritz

Love Campari in your negroni? Aperol is like a sweet, less boozy version of the apéritif.

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41. Caramel Apple Hot Toddy

Honeycrisp apple syrup puts this warm-and-cozy bev over the top.

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42. Buddy the Elf Cocktail

Meet the most festive drinkable dessert you’ll ever lay eyes on. We’re talking candy canes, marshmallows, gingerbread cookies and all the chocolate.

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43. Cranberry Mimosa

We know what we’re sipping while opening gifts on Christmas morning. Might we suggest pairing it with a killer brunch spread?

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44. Boozy Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate

Choose Kahlúa, bourbon or no spirit at all—your kids will love it plain.

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45. Frothy Whipped Coffee White Russian

Dalgona coffee, all grown up. Might we suggest using vanilla-flavored vodka?

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46. Honeycrisp Bourbon Spiced Cider

The recipe calls for a *ton* of whole spices, plus fresh ginger.

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47. Pear and Cranberry Champagne Cocktails

This five-ingredient beauty is ready to usher you into the new year come midnight.

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48. Pomegranate and Orange Punch

Festive ice cubes with pomegranate seeds and mint leaves add an extra wow factor.

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49. Sparkling Apple Sangria

Think of this holiday cocktail as sparkling apple juice…for adults.

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50. Apple Cinnamon Moscow Mule

The recipe calls for vodka, but we're betting cinnamon whiskey would work just as well. Bonus points for using homemade apple cider.

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51. Grapefruit White Wine Spritzer

Citrus season has never looked so elegant. The key here is pairing tart grapefruit vodka with sweet white wine, like Moscato or Riesling.

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52. Holiday Cheermeister Bourbon Punch

File this under How to Serve Eight in Ten Minutes. Dump all six ingredients in a punch bowl or large pitcher and let your guests serve themselves.

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53. Hot Buttered Bourbon

No winter chill is a match for this soul-warming cocktail. It starts with a buttered brown sugar-maple batter that pairs just as beautifully with spiced rum as it does bourbon.

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54. Spiced Pear Martini with Amaretto and Cardamom Bitters

Why should apples get all the attention? Pears are just as seasonal, plus they hold their own against spicy cardamom and nutty amaretto like a charm.

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55. Holiday Prosecco Cocktails, Two Ways

Choose your fighter: caramel apple bellini or eggnog egg cream.

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56. Chocolate Chestnut Cocktails

Chestnut is *so* underrated when it comes to Christmas-y flavors. Torani's chestnut syrup is an epic match for oaky bourbon and coffee liqueur.

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57. Frozen Cranberry Daiquiris

Because it's never too cold out for a frozen cocktail. Silver rum stars in this lime-kissed bev, made with vibrant cranberry syrup.

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58. Maple Ginger Hot Toddy

If you don't have ginger tea on hand, use black tea with extra spices or opt for chai tea instead. Scotch or whiskey work best here, but you could also use spiced rum.

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59. Kahlúa Hot Chocolate

Any cocktail topped with mini marshmallows, chocolate syrup and salted caramel is our kind of nightcap. Feel free to make it boozier by adding crème de cacao or Baileys.

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