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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