Warm Up with Our Favorite Alcoholic Hot Drinks

When the weather turns cooler, it's time to turn up the heat with a spiked sip! Select a cozy drink recipe to warm your bones.

Raspberry Cocoa with Chocolate-Hazelnut Cream

Spike your hot cocoa with chocolate-hazelnut spread (and, oh yeah—raspberry liqueur) for a party in a glass. This cozy hot chocolate recipe stays warm in the slow cooker so you can enjoy it all evening long.

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Mulled Riesling Punch

Make white wine 100 percent winter appropriate by mixing it with warm spices like cardamom, ginger, cinnamon, and allspice.

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Cinnamon-Pumpkin Toddy

Apple, maple, and pumpkin (aka all of your favorite fall flavors) make an appearance in this slow cooker hot toddy. Pick your alcohol of choice—rye whiskey, or bourbon—to stir in just before ladling into mugs.

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Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Serving a small crew? Stir together this decadent stove-top hot chocolate recipe that's topped off with a couple of shots of peppermint schnapps.

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Bourbon Citrus Sipper

Apple cider and bourbon are a match made in mixology heaven, and the pair taste even better after a few hours in the slow cooker with sugar, sweet spices, and citrus slices.

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Light Cranberry Hot Toddy

Start with low-cal cranberry juice and a few aromatics, and finish with a splash of bourbon, rum, or orange juice, depending on your mood. At just 38 calories per serving, this warm cocktail is a dieter's dream.

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Bonus Boozy Beverages

Drink Up!

Fruity, spiced, caramel, spiked oh my! Dress up your hot chocolate recipe four unique ways and you'll be sippin' the traditionally winter drink year-round.


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