Guest-Approved, Instagram-Worthy Holiday Cocktails (and Mocktails)
Whether you’re gathering around the fireplace with family or around the dinner table with friends this holiday season, the mark of any great host is a good cocktail (or mocktail). Alcohol or not, from blended or bubbling beauties to cozy or creamy concoctions, the options for seasonal libations are limitless. Serve drinks in a glass with a festive sugar rim or top with light, fluffy whipped cream courtesy of your Vitamix Aer Disc Container. Quickly chop peppermint sticks in your Vitamix blender and sprinkle on top for a crunchy crown.
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With naturally-soothing lemon and honey, this hot beverage features notes of cinnamon and ginger. Add a strip of lemon peel and a cinnamon stick for a beautifully-garnished cocktail.
Warm Spiced Mulled Cider
Traditional apple cider gets a kick of warm winter flavor with our Winter Spice Seasoning. Transform this warming beverage into a cocktail by adding dark rum, bourbon whiskey, or favorite flavored vodka.
Nothing says holiday cheer like the cool, vibrant color of cranberry and sweetened lime juice. Sugar-coated cranberries give this glass an icy finish.
Pomegranate Rye Cocktail
We call on cherry juice and the versatile pomegranate to balance the rye whiskey in this cocktail and add depth of flavor.
Crème de cocoa and crème de mint blend with nonfat yogurt to create a creamy, irresistible dessert cocktail.
Maple Bourbon Old Fashioned
A new twist on an old classic, maple syrup adds a touch of sweetness to this bourbon cocktail. Impress your holiday guests by serving with a sugar-and-spice rim and fresh orange peel.
Mocha Mint Shake
This chocolate-mint-mocha shake is fun for holiday entertaining. Garnish with a candy cane for added color and flare.
Warm Apple Ginger Smoothie
A warming blend of apple juice, apples, lemon zest, fresh ginger, and pumpkin pie spice.
Even vegans can join in on an eggnog toast with this recipe.