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70 Festive Drink Recipes

From Boozy Pistachio Eggnogs to Apple Cider Sangrias

— December 22, 2015 — Lifestyle
With Christmas only days away, these festive drink recipes are the perfect way to celebrate the remainder of the holiday season. Whether you prefer a warm cup of cocoa or a boozy Christmas cocktail, these delicious holiday drinks are the perfect choice.

For those who are craving something warm and indulgent, look no further than a cup of gourmet hot chocolate. Instead of using store-bought drink mix, these recipe call for a combination of sweet and flavorful ingredients. Some of these chocolatey holiday drinks include cake-inspired hot cocoa, Mayan drinking chocolate and hazelnut pumpkin hot chocolate.

If you're looking for something on the alcoholic side, there are a number of festive drink recipes that feature a boozy twist. These recipes include classics such as spiked eggnog and mulled wine. As well as some unexpected beverages such as gingerbread cocktails and candy cane shooters.
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Savory Fig Ciders
Savory Fig Ciders
This Sweet and Savory Cocktail is Ideal for the Approaching Bitter Months
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Fruity Cardamon Cocktails
Fruity Cardamon Cocktails
The Heir Apparent Festive Mixed Drink Features Spiced Bitters
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DIY Minty Mocha Drinks
DIY Minty Mocha Drinks
This Recipe Provides Instructions for Making a Homemade Peppermint Mocha
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Smoked Rosemary Cocktails
Smoked Rosemary Cocktails
This Festive Rum Punch is Accented with Smoldering Herbs
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66
Apple Cider Sangrias
Apple Cider Sangrias
This Homemade Autumnal Alcoholic Punch is Filled with Sliced Apples
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Icy Cocoa Drinks
Icy Cocoa Drinks
This Recipe Puts a Summery Twist on a Classic Winter Beverage
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Multi-Holiday Beverages
Multi-Holiday Beverages
This Holiday Cocktail Recipe Makes a Delicious Pumpkin-Eggnog Martini
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Chilled Gingerbread Cocktails
Chilled Gingerbread Cocktails
This Tea-Infused Cookie Cocktail is Reminiscent of a Christmas Treat
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Spiked Pear Ciders
Spiked Pear Ciders
This Bourbon Spiced Pear Drink is Ideal for Cooler Autumn Days
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Mulled Champagne Cocktails
Mulled Champagne Cocktails
This Festive Holiday Drink Contains Notes of Pine, Cranberry and Spices
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Festive Scarlet Champagne Cocktails
Festive Scarlet Champagne Cocktails
The Burgundy Hue of this Festive Drink Captures the Season
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Tropical Mexican Punches
Tropical Mexican Punches
This Earthy Mexican Punch is Made from Sweet Tropical Ingredients
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Mexican Eggnog Recipes
Mexican Eggnog Recipes
This Boozy Eggnog Recipe Includes a Tangy Tequila Ingredient
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Cinnamon Apple Ales
Cinnamon Apple Ales
This Festive Beer Beverage Focuses on the Sweet Taste of Seasonal Apples
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Apple Mulled Wine Hybrids
Apple Mulled Wine Hybrids
This Hot Cider and Mulled Wine Recipe is the Ultimate Autumn Mashup
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Gelatine Reindeer Shooters
Gelatine Reindeer Shooters
These Festive Christmas Shots are Served as Miniature Stag Tarts
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Minty Christmas Cocktails
Minty Christmas Cocktails
The Baileys Minty Mistletoe Comprises Irish Cream & Peppermint Schnapps
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Wintery Peppermint Cocktails
Wintery Peppermint Cocktails
The Winter Kiss Martini Encapsulates the Flavors of the Cold Season
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Winter Citrus Libations
Winter Citrus Libations
The Blood Orange Cocktail Features Bourbon and a Spicy Vanilla Sugar Rim
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Boozy Hazelnut Hot Chocolates
Boozy Hazelnut Hot Chocolates
This Nutella Hot Chocolate Recipe Called for a Splash of Liqueur
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Boozy Apple Drinks
Boozy Apple Drinks
This Fall You Can Get Buzzed Drinking Hot Cider From Inside Halved Fruit
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Dairy-Free Holiday Coffees
Dairy-Free Holiday Coffees
This Peppermint Mocha Recipe is Gluten-Free and Possibly Vegan
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Sesame Seed Refreshments
Sesame Seed Refreshments
The Tahini Hot Chocolate My Name is Yet Recipe Mixes Sweet with Savory
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Sparkling Cranberry Sangrias
Sparkling Cranberry Sangrias
This Easy Holiday Sangria is Made with Festive Ingreidents
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Crock Pot Peppermint Lattes
Crock Pot Peppermint Lattes
This DIY Holiday Drink Can Be Made in a Slow Cooker
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Morning Apple Cocktails
Morning Apple Cocktails
These Apple Cider Mimosa Drinks are Ideal to Sip on During Brunch
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Creamy Chocolate Confection Cocktails
Creamy Chocolate Confection Cocktails
The Holiday Ultra Alexander is a Drinkable Iced Dessert
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Sparkling Seasonal Fruit Teas
Sparkling Seasonal Fruit Teas
This Lemon Ginger Tea Pomegranate Sparkler is Festively Refreshing
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Festive Cranberry Mimosas
Festive Cranberry Mimosas
This Holiday Mint Cocktail Excentuates Seasonal Fruit and Flavors
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Adult Apple Ciders
Adult Apple Ciders
This Caramel Apple Cider Cocktail is Topped With All the Autumnal Trimmings
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Yummy Rum Coffees
Yummy Rum Coffees
This Hot Caribbean Beverage Blends Several Favorite Ingredients
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Boozy Pistachio Eggnogs
Boozy Pistachio Eggnogs
This Puerto Rican Take on the Traditional Holiday Beverage is Refreshing
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Hazelnut Pumpkin Hot Chocolates
Hazelnut Pumpkin Hot Chocolates
This Homemade Fall Beverage is Conveniently Dairy-Free
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Festive Cranberry Cocktails
Festive Cranberry Cocktails
This Recipe Offers a Festive Take on the Classic Moscow Mule
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Boozy Chocolate Coffees
Boozy Chocolate Coffees
The Salted Caramel White Chocolate Kahlua Mocha Latte is for the Holidays
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Zesty Spiked Hot Chocolates
Zesty Spiked Hot Chocolates
This Boozy Orange Hot Chocolate Will Become a Winter Time Classic
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Thyme Citrus Cocktails
Thyme Citrus Cocktails
This Winter-Appropriate Moscow Mule Recipe is a Refreshing Autumn Beverage
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Mayan Drinking Chocolate
Mayan Drinking Chocolate
This Aboriginal Recipe Makes a Sultry and Dairy-Free Dessert
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Spice-Infused Hot Chocolates
Spice-Infused Hot Chocolates
These Hot Chocolate Drinks Boost Flavor with Chilli and Lavender
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Salted Maple Rum Cocktails
Salted Maple Rum Cocktails
This Apple Cider Recipe Includes Salty Maple Flavors and Dark Rum
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Holiday Caffeinated Cocktails
Holiday Caffeinated Cocktails
This Homemade Iced Coffee Contains Vodka and Bailey's As Well
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Hooched Holiday Drinks
Hooched Holiday Drinks
Spiked Holiday Eggnog Is The Timeless Drink with a Kick
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Traditional Ecuadorian Holiday Drinks
Traditional Ecuadorian Holiday Drinks
This Canelazo Recipe is a DIY Beverage from the Andes
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Apple Cider Mimosas
Apple Cider Mimosas
The Cookie Rookie's Brunch Drink Recipe Blends Two Classic Beverages
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Spicy Vegan Beverages
Spicy Vegan Beverages
Free People's Mexican Hot Chocolate Recipe Uses Almond Milk Instead
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Festive Cookie Cocktails
Festive Cookie Cocktails
This Disney Christmas Cocktail is a Delicious Adult Milkshake
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Earthy Autumn Cocktails
Earthy Autumn Cocktails
This Apple Cider Cocktail Contains Chicory Vodka and Cardamom Bitters
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Superfood Vegan Hot Cocoa
Superfood Vegan Hot Cocoa
The Homemade Vegan Hot Chocolate Mix is a Healthy, Sugarless Alternative
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Festive Holiday Sangrias
Festive Holiday Sangrias
This Delicious White Wine Cocktail is Perfect to Serve This Winter
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Antioxidant Beer Cocktails
Antioxidant Beer Cocktails
This Apple Ginger Beer Cocktail Boasts Organic Ingredients
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Candy Cane Shooters
Candy Cane Shooters
These Holiday Shots Feature Homemade Peppermint Vodka
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Christmas Champagne Ciders
Christmas Champagne Ciders
This Christmas Cocktail Takes Only Five Minutes to Make
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Crockpot Hot Chocolates
Crockpot Hot Chocolates
This White Hot Chocolate Features Festive Pumpkin Spices
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Tahini Hot Chocolate Recipes
Tahini Hot Chocolate Recipes
This Tahini Hot Chocolate is Creamy and Nutritious
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Superfood Hot Chocolates
Superfood Hot Chocolates
This Healthy Hot Chocolate Balances Hormones with Chia Seeds and Matcha
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Cake-Inspired Hot Cocoa
Cake-Inspired Hot Cocoa
SheKnows's Red Velvet Hot Chocolate Recipe Will Warm Your Heart As Well
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Vegan Holiday Drinks
Vegan Holiday Drinks
The Food52 Eggnog Recipe is Free of Any Animal By-Products
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Boozy Spiced Chocolate Beverages
Boozy Spiced Chocolate Beverages
This Spicy Hot Chocolate Features a Splash of Patron XO Cafe
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Festive Holiday Punches
Festive Holiday Punches
This Scrumptious Christmas Sangria Can be Made With or Without Alcohol
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Minty Matcha Lattes
Minty Matcha Lattes
This Iced Green Tea Latte from Peet's Coffee & Tea Boasts Peppermint Flavors
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Boozy Hot Cocoa Recipes
Boozy Hot Cocoa Recipes
This Spiked Hot Chocolate Features Flavored Vodka Varieties Plus Cinnamon
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Boozy Cider Nogs
Boozy Cider Nogs
The How Sweet It Is Recipe for Apple Cider Eggnog Also Includes Bourbon
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Vegan Seasonal Beverages
Vegan Seasonal Beverages
Free People's Vegan Eggnog Recipe is a Raw Take on a Christmas Classic
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Boozy Pie Milkshakes
Boozy Pie Milkshakes
This Apple Pie Cocktail is a Creamy Beverage Topped with a Cookie Garnish
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Pomegranate Christmas Cocktails
Pomegranate Christmas Cocktails
This Christmas Cocktail Recipe Features an Earthy Taste
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Frozen Dessert Beverages
Frozen Dessert Beverages
This Iced Spiced Hot Chocolate Recipe is a Delicious Alternative Drink
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Hazelnut Chocolate Cocktails
Hazelnut Chocolate Cocktails
Nutella Cream Liquor is a Great Holiday Alcoholic Beverage
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Artisan Christmas Cocktails
Artisan Christmas Cocktails
Bendistillery's Holiday Drink Recipes are Refined and Festive
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Christmas Coffee Cocktails
Christmas Coffee Cocktails
This Festive Cocktail Will Keep You Awake
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Christmas Cocktail Garnishes
Christmas Cocktail Garnishes
Etsy's Festive Drink Sugar is Charming and Celebratory
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