12 Delicious Holiday Cocktails
Make sure a little holiday spirit gets in your glass with our yummy cocktails. These 12 recipes have something for everyone, and our healthy mixers keep the calorie count as low as the temperature.
Tasting like a rich dessert, this martini is the perfect after-dinner drink.
Ingredients: Vanilla vodka, dark chocolate liqueur, skim milk, chocolate syrup
Try this recipe: Chocolate Martini
Minted Sake and Pineapple Cooler
Introduce sake to novices with this fruity—and festive—green drink.
Ingredients: Mint leaves, sake, sugar, pineapple juice, lime juice, pineapple slices (optional)
Try this recipe: Minted Sake and Pineapple Cooler
Mango-Mint Rum Slush
Fresh mint brightens the flavor of this cooler.
Ingredients: Mango, mango nectar, white rum, lime juice, sugar, fresh mint
Try this recipe: Mango-Mint Rum Slush
Lemon Drop Liqueur
Fresh lemon juice and lemon rind add bright tang and a beautiful hue to this liqueur.
Ingredients: Sugar, lemon rinds, lemon juice, vodka
Try this recipe: Lemon Drop Liqueur
Passion Fruit Mimosas
Wake up Christmas morning to one of these bright brunch cocktails.
Ingredients: Grenadine, passion fruit, prosecco, orange slices
Try this recipe: Passion Fruit Mimosas
Coconut rum and pineapple juice will give you a taste of the tropics.
Ingredients: Coconut rum, Midori, pineapple juice, Chambord
Try this recipe: Tides Royale
White Cranberry Citrus Punch
This drink combines the flavors of your favorite cranberry juice with refreshing sparkling wine.
Ingredients: Sparkling wine, Riesling, light white cranberry juice, an orange, fresh cranberries, orange peel
Try this recipe: White Cranberry Citrus Punch
Hot cocoa + eggnog = our favorite thing to sip this season.
Ingredients: Unsweetened cocoa powder, eggnog, rum, brandy, bittersweet chocolate (for garnish)
Try this recipe: Cocoa Nog
The tartness of the grapefruit juice pairs nicely with the sea salt.
Ingredients: Pink grapefruit, gray sea salt, vodka, unsweetened white grapefruit juice, club soda
Try this recipe: Sparkling Greyhound
Blue Xmas Margaritas
Blue Curaçao adds a citrusy flavor and a punch of color. And though 385 calories seems like a lot, most restaurant varieties have up to 600!
Ingredients: Sugar, tequila, lime juice, orange juice, blue Curaçao, orange slices (optional), margarita salt (optional)
Try this recipe: Blue Xmas Margaritas
The Golden Apple
Fizzy and fruity, this drink gives plenty of Christmas cheer.
Ingredients: Vodka, Calvados (apple brandy), sparkling cider, red apple slices (for garnish)
Try this recipe: The Golden Apple
If you prefer savory to sweet, these tangy cocktails will become one of your favorites.
Ingredients: Fresh ginger, sake, ginger ale, lemon twists, crystallized ginger
Try this recipe: Ginger Saketini