21 Cold Weather Cocktails

Shake off a cold-weather chill with these 21 warm-and-toasty cocktails. From classic Irish coffee and mulled wine to hot chocolate with a kick, these hot toddies are good for what ails you.

Hoppin' Hot Scotch

Butterscotch schnapps, hot chocolate and amaretto combine to create a decadent dessert cocktail sure to warm up holiday guests. Get the recipe

Classic Eggnog

Get a head-start on holiday celebrations with this rich and creamy favorite. Top with one of our free printable flags for a festive finishing touch. Get the recipe

Spiced Cappucini Cocktail

Stir Old Tom gin, Licor43 and Kahlua into strong brewed coffee then top with whipped cream and freshly ground nutmeg for an after-dinner drink that's perfect to enjoy while catching up with family and friends. Get the recipe

Spiked Chai Tea

Spicy, sweet and creamy, this hot toddy can be enjoyed with or without an extra kick of bourbon. Get the recipe

Irish Coffee

Irish Coffee

Irish whiskey and a dollop of whipped cream are all you need to turn a cup of coffee into this cold-weather classic. This drink isn't overly rich so it pairs well with dessert yet is tasty enough to serve on its own. Get the recipe

Hot Rum Cider Cocktail

Hot Rasapple Rum Cider

Welcome Thanksgiving or cold-weather guests with the warm and cozy aroma of this spicy hot cider. Get the recipe

Hot Spiked Cocoa

Knock the chill off outdoor holiday activities with this tasty twist on homemade hot cocoa. Kahlua, light rum or silver tequila give it an extra kick. Get the recipe

Hot Buttered Rum Cocktail

Hot Buttered Rum

Gather with friends and family around a roaring outdoor fire to enjoy this soul-soothing cocktail. Hot milk, brown sugar, dark rum and real butter give this drink its signature flavor. Get the recipe

Cocoa Raspberry Cocktails

Cocoa Raspberry Heaven

Chambord and white crème de cacao lend this warm-and-toasty cocoa a rich and fruity finish. Get the recipe

Mulled Red Wine

Mulled Wine

Mulled drinks have been at the center of holiday celebrations for centuries. Give your Thanksgiving feast a traditional twist by serving this spiced vintage. Get the recipe

Alocoholic Hot Chocolate

Toasty Hot Chocolate With a Kick

Almost a dessert in itself, this cold-weather cocktail is warm, chocolatey and creamy. For guests with a sweet tooth, it's the perfect late-night or after-dinner cocktail. Get the recipe

Festive Hot Peppermint Rod Cocktail

Hot Peppermint Rod

With a healthy helping of both peppermint schnapps and vodka, this holiday cocktail is sure to warm you up. Get the recipe

Warm Apple Pie Cocktail

Warm Apple Pie Cocktail

This apple-cider-based cocktail gets its kick courtesy of Tuaca, a delicious Italian liqueur made with citrus peels, spices and vanilla. Before serving, add a fresh cinnamon stick for an extra bit of spice. Get the recipe

Cranberry Cocktails

Cranberry Hot Toddy

This twist on a classic mulled apple cider gets a double shot of cranberry flavor with the addition of both cranberry vodka and juice. Get the recipe

Butterscotch Bedtime Warmer Cocktail

Butterscotch Bedtime Warmer

Milk, honey and butterscotch schnapps come together to create a delicious warm cocktail to cap off a cold winter's day. Get the recipe

Hot Apple Toddy Cocktail

Hot Apple-Ginger Toddy

Apple cider, bourbon and candied ginger combine to create a flavorful twist on the classic hot toddy. Get the recipe

Arturo's Positano Winter Sunset

Relax with this popular drink direct from sunny Italy. It's just what the doctor ordered on a chilly fall or winter night. Get the recipe

Hot Cider Cocktail

Hot Hard Apple Cider

Greet Thanksgiving guests coming in from the cold with this warm, richly scented hard apple cider. Get the recipe

Hot Pear Cup

Pear cider, brandy, cinnamon, lemon and honey combine to create this warm and quintessentially English cold weather cocktail. Get the recipe

Rumpope Cocktail

Rosario's Rumpope (Ecuadorian Holiday Eggnog)

Rumpope, pronounced \"rom-poe-pay,\" uses eggs, condensed milk, peaches, vanilla extract and cinnamon for a sweet, silky holiday beverage. Get the recipe

Classic Hot Toddy

This classic combination of whiskey, lemon and honey not only is good for what ails you but its mellow flavor is the perfect complement to rich Thanksgiving desserts.

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