Mix a holiday drink with milk.

3 Holiday Cocktails and Festive Drinks with Milk

‘Tis the season to bring tidings of joy by serving delicious (and festive) holiday cocktails. Whether you’re planning a party menu or celebrating the holidays at home, many people concentrate on the dessert tray — gingerbread, cookies and shortbread – and overlook the bar cart. However, mastering how to make a holiday cocktail can be a treat for your holiday revelers.

Add Seasonal Flavors and Serve Festive Holiday Drinks with Milk

Since it’s the time of year for festive holiday drinks, our serving suggestions are a delicious way to complement your favorite holiday foods and treats. Classic and traditional flavors, like peppermint and eggnog, are great bases to mix with other ingredients to make creative alcoholic and non-alcoholic holiday drinks that are fun for the kids.

Impress your family with these foolproof holiday cocktail and mocktail recipes with milk. 

1. Pumpkin Egg Nog Recipe (Non-Alcoholic Holiday Beverage)

For a kid-friendly holiday beverage, Tiffany Edwards of Creme de la Crumb likes to craft this Pumpkin Egg Nog recipe and this how-to recipe will make it easy for you to prepare as well. Just whip egg whites and milk, and mix with seasonal flavors like pumpkin puree, cinnamon and all spice to create a tasty and traditional drink kids will love. 

2. Candy Cane White Russian Recipe

When Elle Penner of According to Elle gets in the holiday spirit, she likes to craft a White Russian with a seasonal twist. Simply fill your cocktail shaker with a blend of Bailey’s, a coffee-flavored liqueur, milk and peppermint schnapps. Crush candy canes and rim a martini glass — and this classic cocktail transforms into a festive and delicious drink.

3. Milk Punch Recipe

Bring a bit of New Orleans style revelry to your next Christmas party with this easy holiday cocktail recipe. Emily Caruso of Jelly Toast likes to invoke the nostalgic flavors of the Old World, with a modern twist. Milk punch, a milk and bourbon cocktail topped with seasonal spices, is a versatile holiday drink that can be served hot or over ice.