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No matter what the holiday season looks like for your family, one thing’s for sure: You’ll need libations. These 47 holiday cocktails are seasonal, simple and worthy of celebration, whether you’re adding it to your Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s Eve menu.

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1. Ruby Vermouth Spritzers

Why should summer have all the fun? This spritzer 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 Crock-Pot cocktails, since they space 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

File this recipe under Ways to Take Full Advantage of Citrus Season.

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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.

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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

Homemade cinnamon syrup and brûléed orange slices will make your relatives think you hired a mixologist for the party.

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17. Cranberry Margarita

Cranberry juice’s sour 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.

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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 juice.

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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 2020 calls for the fanciest drink in your arsenal.

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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 aperitif.

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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.

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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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