This beautiful cocktail makes a sensational dessert. Ice cream, Irish cream, crème de cacao, and vodka are blended and served in a chocolate-rimmed martini glass.
Love the cool, wintry flavor of peppermint? Try this creamy punch made with peppermint ice cream, eggnog, and ginger ale. To add holiday flair, use a peppermint stick as a stirrer.
Skip the fork and drink your tiramisu instead. With ice cream, vodka, coffee liqueur, and crème de cacao this cocktail tastes just like the classic Italian dessert.
These adorable little shots are creamy and smooth. Brandy adds a bit of heat, while cinnamon spices things up.
Icy Holiday Margaritas
We've put a fresh twist on a beloved dessert by blending banana liqueur, rum, whipping cream, and vanilla ice cream and serving it in caramel-coated flute glasses.
Blood Orange Bourbon
These cranberry-raspberry cocktails look festive and offer a special-occasion twist on classic margaritas.
Fresh blood orange juice adds a punchy twist to bourbon. A touch of powdered sugar makes it frothy.
A skewer of wine-soaked fruit makes a pretty garnish for this fizzy cocktail.
Serve this flavored vodka (icy cold) before dinner or use it as a base for cocktails. You can make it up to four days in advance.
Winter Fruit Sangria
Eggnog freshened up with a colorful peppermint stick and a dash of cinnamon brings cheer to the holidays.
Pomegranate Champagne Cocktail
This blend of red wine, honey, brandy, and dried fruit is a cocktail-party favorite.
Apple Cider Punch
Add a twist to the traditional toast by blending bubbly with pomegranate (or cranberry) juice.
Hot Buttered Cider
Preparing a large meal? Skip the spread of before-dinner nibbles and serve glasses of this classic punch with cheese and crackers.
Cranberry Tree Champagne
To make a hot buttered rum drink to enjoy later in the day, add 1/2 cup rum to this recipe.
Tangy cranberry juice livens up the taste of this cranberry sparkler. Garnish with fresh cranberries on a wooden skewer.
Grapefruit-juice, champagne, and ginger-spiked sangria matches well with Asian-style nibbles or smoked salmon.
Sake replaces gin in this nontraditional martini. Pickled-ginger stuffed green olives make a pretty garnish.
Sparkling Pomegranate Spritzers
Make this icy cocktail by blending bubbly with vodka, crystallized ginger, and sugar.
Make this creative cocktail with your favorite dry bubbly and pomegranate juice; we love Prosecco, a sparkling wine from Italy.
Looking for a festive nonalcoholic drink? This combination of sparkling apple cider and raspberry juice garnished with citrus wedges does the trick.
Sparkling Cranberry Rose
Pomegranate syrup for these martinis can be found in the coffee or baking aisle of well-stocked supermarkets. Offer all three flavor options -- pomegranate, orange, and apple -- to your guests.
A fizzy blend of sugar cubes, cranberry juice, and rose wine makes a delightful predinner cocktail. For an eye-catching garnish, place a wooden skewer of fresh cranberries in each glass.