Cocktail Recipes

Become an at-home mixologist by stirring up some of our best cocktail recipes. There are many classic cocktail recipes that everybody should know how to make: a martini, a margarita, an old-fashioned, but we also have many unique cocktails that are worth a try.

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Spiced Rum Punch

Rating: 3.44 stars
This festive punch will get your party started and keep it rolling all night.

Mulled Cranberry Cocktail

Rating: 3.86 stars
This cocktail can be served as a dessert, or you can drink it instead of tea on a freezing winter afternoon.

Chai-Spiced Cider Spritzers

Maple syrup adds sweetness to these cool, spiced apple spritzers.

Mulled Lillet Wine

The aromatic aperitif wine Lillet Blanc is simmered with two kinds of citrus (orange and lemon) and a bevy of spices (black pepper, cinnamon, cloves, and cardamom) for this festive, warming drink.

Mulled Wine

Rating: 3.8 stars
Traditionally enjoyed in Europe during the Christmas season, this wine is served warm and makes any holiday gathering more festive.

Spiced Pomegranate Punch

A spicy blend of pomegranate and orange juices and apple cider is served warm.

Cranberry-Blood Orange Spritz

Cranberries, a hallmark of the Thanksgiving meal, take center stage in this festive, big-batch take on a Moscow Mule. For a nonalcoholic option, use seltzer instead of vodka.

Cider-Bourbon Cocktail

Rating: 4 stars
Fresh ginger and lemon juice bring a shot of brightness to this simple, seasonal cider-bourbon cocktail. It's just the thing for celebrating fall.

Candy Cane Cocktail

Rating: 3.47 stars
This delicious cocktail, perfect for the holiday season, is courtesy of Charles Corpion from The Four Seasons.

Whiskey Sour

Rating: 3.64 stars
This great whiskey sour recipe is courtesy of Martha's TV Kitchen, and makes for the perfect addition to cocktail hour.

Lychee Martini

Rating: 4.11 stars
Sweet lychees add a delicious twist to a traditional vodka martini for a noteworthy cocktail.

Inspiration and Ideas

Toast Thanksgiving with These Cocktail and Drink Recipes
Start Thanksgiving dinner with a celebratory signature drink. Choose from our selection of big batch punches, refreshing sparkling spritz, and non-alcoholic options including mulled cider.
Serve These Festive Non-Alcoholic Drinks at Your Next Holiday Party
Go beyond hot chocolates and eggnog this holiday season—make kids and those not imbibing feel special with these luxe mocktails.

Cranberry Mule

The classic Moscow Mule cocktail becomes holiday party-ready with the addition of homemade cranberry simple syrup.