20 Best Hot Christmas Drinks

Hot Christmas Drinks

There’s nothing better than curling up with a warm, festive drink to chase away the chill during the holidays.

That’s why I’ve rounded up a bunch of the hottest Christmas drink recipes around – and the best part is, there’s something for everyone!

Whether you’re looking for a boozy cocktail to get you through the holiday party circuit, or a kid-friendly non-alcoholic option to share with the whole family, I’ve got you covered.

So grab a mug and let’s get sippin’!

1. Fireball Cinnamon Hot Toddy

Spread some cheer (and fire!) with this must-try Fireball Christmas hot toddy!

This hot beverage is the perfect way to warm up on a cold winter’s night.

Simply mix up hot water with lemon, honey, and a shot of Fireball whiskey for a soothing and spicy drink.

Related: 20 Best Hot Toddy Cocktails (+Recipes)

2. German Mulled Wine

There’s nothing quite like the warm, spicy aroma of mulled wine to get you in the holiday spirit.

And this German-inspired recipe is sure to hit the spot, with its combination of red wine, citrus, and warm spices like cinnamon, cloves, and star anise.

It’s the perfect drink to share with friends and family as you gather around the fireplace, and it’s sure to become a holiday tradition in no time.

3. Peppermint Hot Chocolate

This festive twist on hot chocolate is sure to put you in the holiday spirit!

The combination of chocolate and peppermint is a classic winter flavor, and the cool, refreshing mint perfectly balances out the rich, indulgent chocolate.

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4. Whiskey Eggnog

Eggnog is a classic holiday beverage, but why not spice things up a bit?

Add a shot of Fireball or your favorite whiskey to your eggnog for a twist on the traditional recipe.

The combination of rich, creamy eggnog and fiery cinnamon whiskey is sure to be a hit at your holiday party.

Make your Christmas parties even merrier with this Fireball eggnog drink idea!

5. Boozy Hot Chocolate Recipes make it even better

There’s nothing quite like curling up with a warm, creamy mug of hot chocolate on a cold winter day.

But if you really want to kick things up a notch, why not add a little something extra to your cocoa?

So grab a mug and get ready to indulge in some seriously decadent, grown-up hot chocolate.

6. Dirty Snowmen

If you’re looking for a fun, festive twist on your usual hot cocoa routine, you’ll definitely want to give these dirty snowmen a try.

Made with creamy white chocolate, peppermint schnapps, and a splash of creme de menthe, these boozy treats are the perfect way to warm up on a cold winter’s night.

7. Drunken Rudolph – Spiked Hot Chocolate

Get ready to spread some cheer with this delicious and festive spiked hot chocolate recipe.

With its rich, chocolatey flavor and hint of raspberry liqueur, it’s the perfect way to warm up on a cold winter’s night.

8. Hot Buttered Rum

Hot buttered rum is a classic winter cocktail that’s sure to warm you up on even the coldest of days. And with this easy recipe, you can whip up a batch in no time.

Just mix together butter, brown sugar, spices, and a little bit of rum, and then stir it into a mug of hot water for a rich, creamy, and utterly delicious drink.

It’s the perfect way to relax after a long day, and it’s sure to become a new holiday favorite.

Related: 30 Classic Spiced Rum Cocktails

9. Spiced Pumpkin “Latte” for Kids

Warm up on a chilly winter day with this cozy kid-friendly pumpkin latte.

The rich, creamy flavor is perfectly complemented by the sweet, aromatic flavors of pumpkin.

It’s the perfect holiday treat for kids and moms alike.

10. Candy Cane White Hot Chocolate

This creamy, indulgent drink is made with white chocolate and peppermint extract, creating a refreshing and satisfying treat that’s sure to get your little ones in the holiday spirit.

To add a festive touch, sprinkle some crushed candy canes on top of the hot chocolate before serving.

Moms, this is a fun and easy recipe to make at home, so why not surprise your little ones with a special holiday treat?

11. Mexican Horchata

Treat your little ones to the refreshing flavors of Mexican horchata.

This creamy, aromatic drink is made with rice, cinnamon, and a hint of sweetness, creating a delicious and satisfying treat that’s perfect for kids.

12. Vanilla Bean Steamer

Indulge in the rich, creamy goodness of a vanilla bean steamer this holiday season.

The warm, aromatic flavors of vanilla and milk combine to create a decadent, comforting treat that’s sure to please kids and adults alike.

Serve with shots of Baily for the grown-ups.

13. Spiced Apple Cider

There’s nothing quite like a warm mug of spiced apple cider on a cold winter day.

This kid-friendly, sweet, aromatic drink is made with fresh apples, spices, and a hint of sweetness.

It’s the perfect way to warm up and get into the holiday spirit.

14. Hot Apple Cider

Warm up on a cold winter’s night with this cozy cocktail.

It’s easy to make – just combine some hot apple cider with a shot of Fireball whiskey.

The combination of sweet apple and spicy cinnamon will have you feeling toasty in no time.

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15. Fireball Yule Log Cocktail

Get your holiday spirit flaming! This milkshake combines two classic holiday flavors – eggnog and Fireball whiskey.

It’s the perfect combination of creamy and spicy, and it’s sure to be a hit at any holiday party.

16. Slow Cooker Wassail

Wassail is a traditional holiday punch, and this recipe gives it a spicy twist.

It’s made with Fireball whiskey, fruit juices, and spices, and it’s sure to be a hit at any holiday party.

17. Kid-Friendly Cinnamon Honey Milk Steamer

Moms, get ready to treat your little ones to a special holiday treat with this kid-friendly cinnamon honey milk steamer!

This delicious drink combines the rich, creamy flavor of a classic latte

18. Marshmallow Snowmen Hot Cocoa

Get ready to warm up on a chilly winter day with this classic hot cocoa recipe!

This creamy, chocolatey treat is sure to be a hit with kids and adults alike.

Top it off with a mountain of fluffy marshmallows for an extra festive treat.

19. Eggnog for Kids

Eggnog is a holiday staple, and this eggnog latte is the perfect way to enjoy it!

The creamy, rich flavor of eggnog pairs perfectly with holiday dessert treats.

20. After Ski Wine

Glühwein is a warm and spicy drink, also known as “glow wine”. Is popular among tourists in Germany and Austria as an after-ski beverage.

It is meant to provide warmth and comfort after spending time in the cold and snow.

However, it is important to be mindful of the high alcohol content in Glühwein, as it can quickly affect your head. It is advisable to plan on staying in and relax after enjoying this festive drink.

Written by Gina Elizabeth

Gina Elizabeth is a lifestyle blogger and former drink mixologist (bartender). She sometimes eats pretty good food, other times not. Hey, you gotta live, you know?