15 Warm and Cozy Drink Recipes to Sip and Savor

From Cranberry Hot Toddy to Healthy Gingerbread Latte, Indulge in Delicious Winter Drinks

When the chilly winds blow and frosty nights descend, there’s nothing quite like cozying up with a warm and comforting beverage. Whether you’re looking for festive holiday drinks or soothing evening sips, we’ve gathered 15 irresistible drink recipes to keep you warm and toasty all winter long. From hot chocolates to mulled wines, these delightful concoctions are the perfect companions for fireside chats and snowy days. Let’s explore these heartwarming creations together!

Supplies and Equipment Needed:

  • Saucepan
  • Whisk
  • Mugs or glasses
  • Blender (for some recipes)
  • Slow cooker (for mulled wine)
  • Frother (for lattes)
  • Teapot (for tea-based drinks)
  • Citrus zester (for garnishes)
  • Cinnamon sticks (for garnishes)

Cranberry and Chai Hot Spiced Tea

Made with tart cranberry juice, spiced black tea, a drizzle of sweet honey, and herbaceous dry gin, this delightful cocktail is just in time for your favorite winter festivities.

Healthy Gingerbread Latte

This healthy version of the holiday gingerbread latte is gluten-free, dairy-free, refined sugar-free, and vegan! Perfect for a cozy winter pick-me-up.

Crockpot Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

This indulgent, rich and creamy hot chocolate is made easy in the crockpot! Red velvet hot chocolate is the perfect treat to warm you up this holiday season!

Peppermint Hot Chocolate

Peppermint Hot Chocolate is a decadent homemade hot chocolate pumped up with festive peppermint flavor. You can make this drink boozy or tame to serve anyone on your holiday guest list this year.

Rudolph Hot Chocolate

Rudolph hot chocolate is a perfect drink for both kids and adults to get into the holiday spirit plus the kids will love helping you make it!

Homemade Eggnog

Serve up your homemade eggnog heated and enjoy the custard-like spiced flavors on a cold Christmas evening.

Grinch Green Hot Chocolate

The grumpy recluse known as the Grinch might not be in a festive mood but I’m sure you are! One of the best drinks you can make this Christmas is this festive holiday hot chocolate, which is warming, cute and delicious.

Pimm’s Winter Cup

Pimm’s is not just for summer. This Pimm’s winter cup is served warm with apple juice, orange juice and caramel.

Chestnut Praline Latte

This Starbucks copycat Chestnut Praline Latte is the perfect latte for Christmas! It’s made with homemade chestnut praline syrup and you can make it both hot or iced.

Hot Mulled Apple Cider

My Hot Mulled Apple Cider recipe is a hot cider recipe that starts with cider and spices. Get the easy recipe here and try a cup today.

Easy Crockpot Wassail

Cozy up by the fire and enjoy this delicious Easy Crockpot Wassail that takes only a few steps to make!

Ponche Navideño

Ponche Navideño is a warm Mexican Christmas punch that’s absolutely delicious. Made of a variety of fruits and perfect for the holiday season.

Dark Hot Chocolate with Amaretto

This rich dark hot chocolate with amaretto is the best creamy spiked alcoholic hot chocolate. Milk, dark chocolate, sugar and vanilla melted together. A shot of amaretto mixed in, topped with whipped cream, sliced almonds and chocolate sauce.

Oreo Hot Chocolate

This oreo hot chocolate is a dunkin donuts copycat that is even better than the original. A thick, creamy, rich hot chocolate that tastes like pure oreos. Made with only 3 ingredients in less than 10 minutes. A must-have winter drink for any cookies and cream lovers.

Slow Cooker Mulled Wine

Traditional homemade mulled wine is a must make at Christmas time and this slow cooker version is so easy and great for serving to a crowd. Slow cooker mulled wine is the perfect dump and leave festive drink that will have your whole house smelling amazing. Zesty orange and cinnamon laced red wine with a gin kick.