Christmas is a perfect time for gathering loved ones, exchanging gifts and laughs and making wonderful memories. Of course, part of what can make the season extra festive (and easier to get through in case there are some mood ruining subjects that come up), is delicious holiday cocktails.

In case you need a little inspiration for some truly festive drinks this holiday season, check out these nine jolly recipes.

The Christmakkuh Martini

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Celebrate not one, but two holidays with a Christmakkuh Martini. Boodles Gin

Celebrate not one, but two holidays with this festive drink.

What You Need:

  • 2 oz. Boodles Gin
  • 4 oz. Sparkling Apple Cider
  • ½ oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • ½ oz. Raspberry Liqueur

To make, combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and pour over coup glass. Garnish with a rosemary sprig.

Feliz Navidad

Feliz Navidad
Say Feliz Navidad with this appropriately named cocktail. Grey Goose

Say Happy Holidays with a special cocktail that expresses all of the joy.

What You Need:

  • 45 ml. Grey Goose L’Orange
  • 30 ml. Patron XO Café
  • 15 ml. Averna
  • 15 ml. Fernet-Branca
  • 7.5 ml. Pedro Ximenez Sherry
  • 30 ml. Cream

To make, shake and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with nutmeg.

Meet Me Under The Mistletoe

Share the holiday love with a Meet Me Under the Mistletoe cocktail. Barefoot Wines

This festive cocktail is perfect for those looking for something to sweeten that holiday cheer.

What You Need:

  • 3 oz. Barefoot Bubbly Extra Dry
  • 6 Mint Sprigs
  • 1/2 oz. Maple Syrup
  • 2/3 oz. E&J Gallo XO Brandy
  • Candy Cane

To make, start by placing the mint leaves in a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the maple syrup and the brandy and shake hard to break up the mint. Strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice, top with Barefoot Bubbly Extra Dry and garnish with a candy cane.

Peppermint Bark Martini

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Sip the flavors of the holidays with a Peppermint Bark Martini. Smirnoff

Nothing feels more festive than this delicious cocktail.

What You Need:

  • 3 oz. Smirnoff Peppermint Twist
  • 3 oz. Smirnoff Vanilla
  • 3 oz. Good Quality White Chocolate
  • 5 tbs. Granulated Sugar
  • 6 oz. Heavy Cream
  • 6 oz. Whole Milk
  • 2 tsp. Vanilla Extract

To make, roughly chop the white chocolate and place in a large heat-proof bowl. Add sugar, heavy cream and whole milk to a saucepan and heat over medium-low heat until the mixture is hot to the touch—do not allow to boil. Pour the hot milk mixture over the chocolate and stir until the chocolate is completely melted and the mixture is smooth. Allow to cool completely, then stir in the vanilla extract and vodkas. To serve, add four ounces of the homemade liqueur to a cocktail shaker with ice, shake vigorously for 30 seconds and pour into a peppermint-rimmed martini glass.

Snowflake Spice

Enjoy the flavors of the holidays with a Snowflake Spice cocktail. Bubly

This cocktail blends all the best flavors of the holidays.

What You Need:

  • 2 oz. Lime Bubly
  • 2 o. Cranberry Juice
  • 1 ¼ oz. Gin
  • A squeeze of Fresh Lime Juice
  • Sprinkle of Ground Cardamom
  • Lime Wheel for Garnish

To make, Combine all ingredients in a highball glass over ice and serve.

SVEDKA Rosé Holiday:

SVEDKA Rosé Holiday
Celebrate the festive spirit of the season with a Svedka Rosé Holiday cocktail SVEDKA

This recipe for a party punch is perfect for a crowd.

What You Need:

  • 2 oz. Svedka Rosé Vodka
  • 1 oz. Grapefruit Juice
  • ½ oz Rosemary Syrup
  • Ginger Beer to fill

To make, add all ingredients except the ginger beer into a collins glass. Add ice and stir. Top with a charge of ginger beer to fill and garnish with a sprig of rosemary.

Tito’s Snow Day Sipper

Warm up a cold holiday night with a Tito’s Snow Day Sipper. Tito's Handmade Vodka

This delicious cocktail is the perfect warm and cozy drink to end a night of holiday celebrations.

What You Need:

  • 2 oz. Tito’s Handmade Vodka
  • 4 oz. Coffee
  • 4 oz. Hot Chocolate

To make, simply add all of the ingredients to your favorite holiday mug and stir. Garnish with nutmeg and cinnamon and be sure to serve warm.

Toddy Tidings

Hot Toddy
Nothing says the holidays like a Toddy Tidings Cocktail. Captain Morgan

Nothing says the holidays like a delicious Hot Toddy!

What You Need:

  • 2 oz. Captain Morgan Gingerbread Spiced
  • 6 oz. Tea or Hot Water
  • 0.5 oz. Honey
  • Lemon Wedge for Garnish

To make, combine Captain Morgan, honey and hot water in a small pot and heat over the stove. Being careful not to spill or burn yourself, pour the hot drink into a mug and garnish with a lemon wheel.

Winter Gintonica

Winter Gintonica
Give a classic cocktail a holiday twist with a Winter Gintonica. Monkey 47

Give the classic cocktail a refreshing holiday twist.

What You Need:

  • 2 oz. Monkey 47 Gin
  • ¼ oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • Fever-Tree Indian Tonic Water
  • Black Peppercorns, Rosemary Sprigs and Grapefruit Twist for Garnish

To make, Build the ingredients in a balloon glass over ice. Top with Fever-Tree Indian Tonic. Garnish with the peppercorns, rosemary and grapefruit.