1. Spiced Irish Coffee
Whiskey + coffee: a perfectly acceptable way to start a cold winter day. Get the recipe.
2. Slow Cooker-Mulled Wine With Cranberries and Rosemary
3. Orange Bourbon Tea
Get the recipe for this and two more easy cold-weather cocktails here.
4. Bourbon-Spiked White Hot Chocolate
Not a bourbon fan? Kahlua works too. Get the recipe.
6. Kahlua Hot Chocolate
A dozen mini-marshmallows on top are, in fact, mandatory. Get the recipe.
8. Mexican Hot Chocolate
More ideas here.
10. Winter Cranberry Martini
The homemade infused simple syrup — just cranberries, sugar, and water — is easy and delicious enough to make year-round. Get the recipe.
11. Cider Rum Punch With Thyme
Unlike many cider punches, this one isn’t overly sweet — thanks to lemon juice and bitters that balance everything out. Get the recipe.
12. Homemade Candy Cane-Infused Vodka
When life gives you candy canes, spike ‘em. Get the recipe.
14. Christmas Sangria
♫ I’m dreaming of a white…wine to make sangria wiiiith ♫ Get the recipe.
17. Bourbon and Citrus Sangria
This is technically dubbed “autumn sangria” but I’m just gonna drink it through the winter and ~don’t you dare~ judge. Get the recipe.
19. Sparkling Apple Cider Sangria
With cognac or cava (or preferably both). Get the recipe.
21. Winter Old-Fashioned
A spiced take — cardamom, star anise, cinnamon — on a rightful classic. Get the recipe.