A good holiday party is nothing without the right cocktails! These festive holiday drinks are sure to put a smile on the faces of your guests and give you some major bonus points.

Candy Cane Cocktail


1 shot vanilla rum
1 shot white chocolate liqueur
1 shot peppermint schnapps
Candy cane, garnish

Holiday Eggnog


8 eggs
1 can of condensed milk
3 to 4 canned peach halves or 8 to 10 canned peach slivers
1 teaspoon of vanilla extract
Two 8-oz. cups of rum (optional)
Cinnamon powder (or cinnamon stick for garnish)

Southern Comfort Punch

6 lemons
4 navel oranges
2 six-ounce frozen lemonade, concentrate
1 six-ounce frozen orange juice, concentrate
2 liters lemon-lime soda
1 liter Southern Comfort

Cranberry Cocktail


2 cups fresh or thawed frozen cranberries
1 cup pure maple syrup
2 cups dry red wine, such as Pinot Noir
1/2 cup packed light-brown sugar
1 vanilla bean, split, seeds scraped
Thin strips of zest from 1/2 lemon
2 teaspoons pink peppercorns, crushed
Pinch of coarse salt
2/3 cup granulated sugar
2 cups seltzer

Christmas Punch


2 cups chilled pomegranate juice
1 cup chilled cranberry juice
8 ounces (1 cup) vodka
8 ounces (1 cup) Cointreau or other orange-flavoured liqueur
1 cup chilled club soda
1/2 cup fresh lemon juice (from 6 lemons)
1/2 cup Simple Syrup

Happy planning!