We all need easy holiday cocktail recipes for parties, for hosting people and just for our own nightcaps in front of the fire.

The best holiday cocktails are hard to find as there are so many options with cocktails with eggnog, tea, bourbon, rum, vodka and more. These below are so good we even left out the Mistletoe Mule pictured below.

Mistletoe Moscow Mule

These recipes are also the best cold weather cocktails to just drink when it is cold outside, even if not just for the holidays. We also have the best holiday cocktail with vodka, which is hard to find!

So what are the best go to holiday cocktails you always need to have in your repertoire. Below are easy holiday cocktails giving you options for all liquors depending on what you and your guests love!

Best Easy Spiked Hot Apple Cider Cocktail 10

Whether you want a holiday cocktail with bourbon, rum, tequila, whiskey, fireball or vodka we have you covered. All recipes below are versatile as well so you are able to change your the recipes to your taste as well.

Best Hot Toddy Recipe | With Tea & For Colds

What is the best cold weather cocktail when you need to turn to the best winter drink? Cold weather is here and we all need the best hot toddy recipe to bundle up with!
The hot toddy recipe for colds is also a must when you just want some comfort during cold and flu season. A true hot toddy normally does not have tea however this recipe includes the tea option as typically it tastes much better with tea vs. the more straight version.
A hot toddy with tea also helps with colds due to the nutritional value and other benefits from the tea you use for this amazing winter drink.
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Course: Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine: American, Drinks
Keyword: Holiday Cocktails, holiday drinks, Hot toddy, Hot Toddy Recipe, winter cocktails
Prep Time: 1 min
Cook Time: 2 mins
Total Time: 3 mins
Servings: 1 drink

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup hot water or tea lemon tea or black tea is best
  • 1-2 oz whiskey optional spiced rum, brandy, bourbon, fireball, dark rum.
  • 1 tbsp raw honey
  • 1 tbsp fresh squeezed lemon juice

Optional

  • 1/4 cup hot apple cider in place of water/tea

Instructions

  • Put hot water or tea in your mug, add lemon juice, honey and whiskey.
  • Garnish with lemon, cinnamon stick and a star anise if you have one.
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Best Bourbon Eggnog Holiday Cocktail Recipe

Perfect whiskey cocktail for the holidays holidays
5 from 1 vote
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: adult drinks, Alcohol, alcohol drinks, Christmas Cocktails, christmas drinks, eggnog, Holiday Cocktails, holiday drinks, holiday hosting, liquor, Spiked Eggnog, Spiked Holiday Drinks
Prep Time: 2 mins
Cook Time: 2 mins
Total Time: 4 mins
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients

  • 1 oz bourbon or whiskey or rye
  • 1.5 oz amaretto
  • Fill eggnog
  • Dash nutmeg optional
  • Garnish cinnamon, cinnamon sticks & maraschino cherries

Instructions

  • 1. Pretty simple. Mix all ingredients with ice in a shaker. Shake, serve over ice and garnish.
  • 2. You can always stir if you don't have a shaker.
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Best Easy Spiked Apple Cider Recipe

How to make spiked apple cider is so easy! You can make the best spiked apple cider and it truly is nothing more than buying a few ingredients, heating it up for 30-60 minutes and you are done!
This process of heating the hot apple cider with the spices is called mulling, which is a fancy word for heating with spices. Thus, you do need to mull your hot apple cider but it is as easy as watching paint try as we will learn.
You can make spiked hot apple cider in a crockpot but really all you need is a standard pot or saucepan and put it on the stove to simmer! This easy spiked apple cider recipe calls for just 4-5 ingredients as well!
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Course: Cocktails, Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple cider vinegar, Best Fall Cocktails, Bourbon Cocktails, Fall Cocktails, Holiday Cocktails, Spiked Apple Cider, Spiked Hot Apple Cider
Prep Time: 1 min
Cook Time: 1 hr
Total Time: 1 hr 1 min
Servings: 4 people

Ingredients

  • 4.5 cups apple cider
  • 4 cloves
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 1 star anise
  • 2 oz preferred liquor Spiced rum, whiskey, bourbon, fireball or dark rum

Optional

  • 1 apple sliced

Garnish

  • apple slices on rim or inside glass
  • Cinnamon stick Can use the ones you used to cook with.

Instructions

  • Pour apple cider into pot and add the spices, then bring to a small boil.
  • Turn heat down to a simmer for 60 minutes, 30 is fine if needed.
  • Pour liquor into your glass and then ladel or pour your cider into your glass.
  • Garnish and you're done!
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Easy S'mores Campfire Cocktail Recipe

The best drink to make when camping is the s'mores campfire cocktail. The best spiked campfire cocktail drink of all time! This is the s'mores cocktail and it is amazing!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Alcohol, alcohol drinks, christmas alcohol, Christmas Cocktails, christmas drinks, Holiday Cocktails, holiday drinks, holiday hosting, Spiked Eggnog, Spiked Holiday Drinks
Prep Time: 3 mins
Cook Time: 2 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients

  • 2 oz vanilla vodka Regular vodka works too
  • 2 oz almond Milk or any preferred milk
  • 1 oz irish cream liqueur Bailey's or Carolyn's
  • 1 tbsp hot chocolate powder
  • Garnish crushed graham crackers, chocolate sauce & marshmallows

Optional

  • eggnong
  • 1 oz espresso
  • 1 oz Kahlua

Instructions

  • 1. Crumble graham crackers on plate, rim glasses with chocolate syrup then dip the glass in the graham crackers.
  • 2. Shake all other ingredients in a shaker with ice, pour over ice, garnish and serve!
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Mistletoe Margarita Holiday Cocktail 3

Easy Holiday Mistletoe Margarita Recipe

Holiday cocktails are the best and this one is so perfect and colorful for hosting!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: adult drinks, alcohol drinks, christmas alcohol, Christmas Cocktails, christmas drinks, Holiday Cocktails, holiday drinks, holiday hosting, Spiked Holiday Drinks
Prep Time: 2 mins
Cook Time: 2 mins
Total Time: 4 mins
Servings: 2 people

Ingredients

  • Salt or Sugar rim
  • 2 oz tequila
  • 1 oz triple sec
  • 1/2 cup cranberry juice
  • 1 oz lime juice

Instructions

  • 1. Put salt or sugar on a plate. Run water over edge of glass then turn the glass edge into the salt/sugar to coat.
  • 2. Put ice, tequila, triple sec, cranberry juice & lime juice into shaker and shake up.
  • 3. Pour over ice and garnish.
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