The season of eggnog, champagne cocktails, and spiked hot cocoa is finally here! Lift your spirits with a handful of tasty tipples you won’t be able to refuse. Whether you’re sitting down to a holiday feast with family or toasting the new year with friends, we rounded up 10 cold weather cocktails that will leave you feeling toasty and warm — inside and out!
Eggnog 1 of 10Served with whip cream and a pinch of nutmeg, this holiday staple is the perfect dessert for chilly, winter nights.
Appletini 2 of 10This sweet-and-sour twist on the traditional martini makes for a fruity treat on your next girl's night in.
Make an appletini
Spiked Hot Cocoa 3 of 10Whip up a batch of homemade hot chocolate for you and your kids on your next snow day! Just make sure you save the chocolate liqueur for the grown-up's drinks.
Make spiked hot chocolate
Champagne Cocktail 4 of 10Open up some bubbly and get your party going with this simple Champagne cocktail that can be made in under a minute!
Make a champagne cocktail
Hot Buttered Rum 5 of 10Guaranteed to melt in your mouth and warm you up through and through, this is the perfect after-dinner cocktail to serve holiday guests!
Make hot buttered run
Gin Martini 6 of 10For your more traditional party guests, whip up a batch of gin martinis! Note: For a drier martini, splash a swirl of vermouth in the glass and discard.
Make a gin martini
Jalapeno Margarita 7 of 10Spice things up with this delightful twist on the classic margarita. Serve with your favorite nacho dip for an extra festive touch!
Make a jalapeno margarita
Manhattan Cocktail 8 of 10Feel like you're on the top of the Empire State Building without ever leaving home with this classic Manhattan cocktail.
Make a Manhattan cocktail
Lemon Drop Martini 9 of 10This cocktail has a real kick and the perfect sweet-and-sour balance to satisfy even your pickiest party guests.
Make a lemon drop martini
Cucumber Mojito 10 of 10Refreshing and cool as its namesake, this cucumber mojito will leave you dreaming of summer.
Make a cucumber mojito