26 Holiday Hot Drinks

A hot drink is a perfect compliment to a cold day.  The holiday season brings around some of the best hot drinks as well.  Explore this list of holiday hot drinks to keep you warm inside and out.

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1.Hazelnut Caramel Hot Chocolate

This Hazelnut Caramel Hot Chocolate is the perfect hot drink recipe to warm you up this fall & holiday season!

From: Domestically Blissful

2. Turmeric Mocha Hot Chocolate

How many mugs of hot chocolate have you had this holiday season?  Better question: How many mugs of hot chocolate have you had with a nut butter rim?  Zero, you say?  Perfect.  Make this.

From: Healthy Aperture

3. Crockpot Hot Chocolate

This Crockpot Hot Chocolate Recipe is a Simple and EASY Party Recipe and Holiday Treat for a Snow Day or Christmas Hot Drink Recipe in the Slow Cooker!

From: passion for savings

4. Crockpot Red Velvet Hot Chocolate

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!

From: The Salty Marshmallow

5. Hot Chocolate Floats

Homemade hot chocolate is super fudgy and wayyyy more delish than packaged mix. It’s also insanely easy to make on the stovetop.  Top off each mug with a big scoop of vanilla ice cream and you’re in for a dangerously decadent treat.

From: delish

6. Maple Pecan Latte

Have you tried the Starbucks Maple Pecan Latte or Dunkin’ Donuts Maple Pecan Iced Coffee? There has been mixed feedback about these new drinks, so we recreated our own version that is definitely a winner!

From: Six Clever Sisters

7. Gluhwein Mulled Wine

Glühwein is a spiced hot mulled wine, commonly prepared during winters in my country, Austria and as well as in Germany. The alcoholic beverage is a must in Christmas markets as well as in après ski parties as it warms your cold body from within!

From: Masala Herb

8. Campfire S’mores Hot Chocolate

This Campfire S’mores Hot Chocolate Cocktail is laced with whiskey and honey for a smooth and cozy drink!

From: Sugar & Soul

9. Gingerbread Hot Chocolate

This beverage truly is the perfect balance between sweet and spicy!

From: Annie’s noms

10. Sugar Plum White Hot Chocolate w/ Cotton Candy Whipped Cream


From: My Incredible Recipes

11. Baileys Hot Chocolate

Dress up a holiday perennial with whipped cream, mini marshmallows & fudge syrup. Just be sure to include a spoon.

From: Meijer

12. Hot buttered Rum

Keep warm during the cold winter months with rum-spiked comfort-in-a-mug ~ Hot Buttered Rum.  Not sure how to make Hot Buttered Rum?  No worries … just follow these few simple steps.  It’s easy to make your mugful!

From: The Kitchen is my Playground

13. Peanut Butter Hot Chocolate

After a chilly cold day touring the castle and an hour long drive home I was ready to get warm and cozy-and how better to warm up than enjoying a hot chocolate? To make it even more perfect, I added some delicious peanut butter to the hot chocolate and I have to tell you-this is going to be my go to drink this winter for sure! Luckily it’s easy to make!

From: The Happier Homemaker

14. Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

This paleo, honey-sweetened Peppermint White Hot Chocolate is a favorite holiday drink in my house. It’s nourishing, delicious, and super easy to whip up.

From: Raia’s Recipes

15. White Hot Chocolate

A simple recipe for sweet and creamy Homemade White Hot Chocolate that is ready in minutes!

From: Celebrating Sweets

16. Spiked S’mores Hot Chocolate

Spiked S’mores Hot Chocolate doesn’t require too many ingredients or a lot of time to make, so it’s the perfect tummy warming cocktail to sip when you’re snowed in!

From: Dream A Little Bigger

17. RumChata Hot Chocolate

If you want your house to smell delicious and like Christmas all day, you need to try this Slow Cooker Caramel Hot Chocolate with Rumchata recipe.

From: Emily Enchanted

18. Grinch Hot Chocolate

Grinch Hot Chocolate: this Peppermint White Hot Chocolate is made quickly on the stove and topped with festive green homemade whipped cream and red candy hearts!

From: The Novice Chef

19. Adults Only Rum Chata Hot Cocoa

Rum Chata Hot Cocoa Recipe. This is the perfect cold weather treat!

I normally stay away from alcohol in the morning and from caffeine at night, but for those cold winter snow days when I’m home, this Rum Chata Hot Cocoa really hits the spot.

From: DIY Danielle

20. Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate

Make your own salted caramel hot chocolate at home! Salted caramel is the base for this thick homemade hot chocolate. It’s incredibly rich and indulgent!

From: Sugar Hero!

21. Pear Cider

This healthy pear cider recipe is made using real fruits and a handful of spices. It is the perfect holiday beverage, and can be enjoyed hot or cold.

From: Savory Tooth

22. Slow Cooker Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate

Slow Cooker Pumpkin White Hot Chocolate is a delicious, creamy and amazing drink that is perfect to warm up to on those chilly Fall nights!

From: Tornadough Alli

23. Traditional Winter Wassail

Wassail :: A warm celebration of winter

It is such a simple way to make the house smell amazing and give your family or guests coming in and out a warming drink to celebrate the winter season.

From: Raising Generation Nourished

24. Olaf’s Warm Hug Hot Vanilla Milk

My daughter is still Frozen crazy. Seriously, what is it about this movie? To relieve the boredom of a cold rainy day, we decided to have a Frozen movie party.

From: Two Sisters Crafting

25. Hot Spiced Apple Cider

Holy Hot Spiced Apple Cider, this is the drink of Fall! It is warm, cozy, fragrant and spiced with cloves, cinnamon, ginger, and orange slices.

From: Catching Seeds

26. Hot Spiced Cranberry Cider

This hot spiced cranberry cider recipe is a nice change from apple cider. The vibrant red color makes it the perfect choice for holiday entertaining. I’ve been making this for a few years and have no idea where the original recipe came from. I’ve modified it a bit over the years to reduce the sugar content. This isn’t super sweet so you can taste the cranberry and the cinnamon more than the sugar.

From: Confessions of an Overworked Mom