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Toast to the Season with 25 Tempting Warm and Cozy Cocktails

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As the weather starts to cool down, there’s nothing better than coming home to a warm and cozy cocktail. Whether you’re in the mood for a classic like a hot toddy or something more adventurous, there’s a cozy warm cocktail out there for everyone.

In this blog post, we’ll share some of our favorite cozy warm cocktails, perfect for warming you up on a cold day. We’ll also give you some tips on how to make your cocktails even more special, like adding fun garnishes or using seasonal ingredients.

So get ready to snuggle up with a warm and delicious cocktail in hand!

Hot Buttered Rum

Photo Credit: Trop Rockin.

With aged rum, vanilla, brown sugar and butter, this classic drink has stood the test of time. This is an easy cocktail that never goes out of style thanks to the great flavor and simple ingredients.

Get the recipe:  Hot Buttered rum.

Bourbon Apple Cider Cocktail

Over head view of boozy apple cider cocktails.
Photo Credit: Simply Made Eats.

These boozy bourbon apple cider cocktails are so cozy!  Make them with fresh pressed cider if possible and a great brand of bourbon to make a drink you will want to sip all fall and winter long.

Get the recipe: Bourbon apple cider cocktail.

Gin Hot Toddy

A mug of hot toddy made with gin and citrus peel.
Photo Credit: Gastronomblog.

Give your next hot today a flavorful twist by using gin! This is perfect for a chilly winter night, but I would serve this cocktail near the holidays for an instant infusion of cheer!

Get the recipe:  Gin hot toddy.

Spiced Pineapple Hot Buttered Rum Toddy 

Tall mugs of hot toddy with pineapple chunks and cherries.
Photo Credit: xoxo Bella.

This cozy cocktail has it all; hot buttered rum, butterscotch schnapps and pineapple. Double the ingredients because no one will be able to resist a second mug of this seasonal spirit.

Get the recipe: Spiced pineapple hot buttered rum toddy.

Mulled Spiced Wine with Blackberries

A glass mug of mulled wine with fruit and spices.
Photo Credit: The Forked Spoon.

Red wine with mulling spices and brandy makes for such a cozy cocktail to serve on a cold winter night. This recipe is delicious, cozy and perfect for the sip by the fire as snowflakes fall!

Get the recipe:  Mulled spiced wine with blackberries.

Campfire Hot Toddy’s

Mugs of hot toddy over a campfire.
Photo Credit: An Off Grid Life.

If you are going camping, or having a winter bonfire, then this is the recipe for you! It takes the classic hot toddy to the great outdoors for a boozy drink that will light you up with timeless flavors.

Get the recipe: Campfire hot toddy’s.

Red Wine Hot Chocolate

Mugs of red wine hot cocoa with marshmallows over the top.
Photo Credit: A Nerd Cooks.

Everyone loves hot cocoa on a cold day, but this recipe adds red wine to the mix for an elegant flavor upgrade. This decadent drink is perfect for a snow day spent at home.

Get the recipe:  Red wine hot chocolate.

Spiced Hot Buttered Apple Cider

 A mug of buttery apple cider cocktail.
Photo Credit: Gastronomblog.

This is not your classic toddy! It is buttery, spicy and has fresh cider in the mix. You will love the way this warms you up with great boozy flavors.

Get the recipe: Spiced hot buttered apple cider cocktail.

Cranberry Hot Toddy

A mug of cocktail with cranberries and orange slices.
Photo Credit: Emily Laurae. 

This hot toddy has a cozy appearance and the best flavor. It is made with cranberries, black tea and gin. Serve this at a party, or with your Christmas meal for an instant cozy atmosphere.

Get the recipe: Cranberry hot toddy.

Cinnamon Orange Glogg

Glasses of cinnamon orange glogg with orange wedge.
Photo Credit: In the Kitch.

Add a cozy touch to your Christmas eve celebrations with this Swedish mulled wine. It has a wonderful, spicy flavor that pairs well with cinnamon and citrus fruit.

Get the recipe: Cinnamon orange glogg.

Apple Cider Tea Hot Toddy

Mugs of cider toddy with anise and cinnamon sticks.
Photo Credit: A Grateful Meal. 

This hot toddy starts with tea to make a cozy, fruit drink that has a kick of bourbon in each sip. You only need 5 minutes to mix this for a fast cocktail option.

Get the recipe:  Apple cider tea hot toddy.

Hot Gin Punch

Mugs of hot gin punch with orange wedges.
Photo Credit: Indiaphile.

Mugs of steamy hot gin punch are just the thing to serve to friends or family on a cold winter day. This recipe is easy to prepare and has so much flavor with the gin, pineapple and orange juices.

Get the recipe: Hot gin punch.

Blender Eggnog

Mugs of frothy hot eggnog with cookies.
Photo Credit: Suburban Soapbox.

Use your blender to make this easy eggnog recipe. You won’t believe how easy this is to make! Garnish with nutmeg to add an extra layer of flavor.

Get the recipe: Blender eggnog.

Boozy Salted Peanut Butter Cocoa

A large mug of peanut butter cocoa with whipped cream and peanut butter cookie crumbs.
Photo Credit: xoxo Bella.

This boozy salted peanut butter cocoa is so delicious. You won’t be able to resist a second mug of this sweet, creamy and salty cocoa on a cold winter day.

Get the recipe: Boozy salted peanut butter cocoa.

5 Minute Baileys Cocoa

A mug of cocoa with plenty of melting mini marshmallows.
Photo Credit: Oh Sweet Culture Shock.

You only need 5 minutes to make this boozy cocoa! It has the best chocolate flavor with a kick of Bailey’s. Add plenty of marshmallows to the top!

Get the recipe: 5 minute Baileys cocoa.

Baked Apple Wasil

Mugs of apple wasil.
Photo Credit: Sense and Edibility.

This slow cooker wasil has wine, gin and whiskey with the flavor of baked apples. You are going to love serving this at a holiday party, or having a slow cooker of this waiting on you after a day of sledding and tubing with friends.

Get the recipe: Baked apple wasil.

Fireball Apple Cider

Photo Credit: Trop Rockin.

A warm mug of cinnamon spiced apple cider is exactly what you need to grab all the warm fall flavors. This is an easy cocktail that never goes out of style thanks to the great flavor and simple ingredients.

Get the recipe:  Fireball Apple Cider – 2 Recipes to try.

Mexican Christmas Fruit Punch

 A mug of Mexican Christmas fruit punch.
Photo Credit: Muy Bueno Cookbook.

This fruit punch is perfect for the holidays. It is warm, cozy and exotic. It is also easy to make if you can acquire all of the exotic fruits!

Get the recipe: Mexican fruit punch.

Crockpot Apple Cider Wasil

Mugs of apple cider wasil with fruit and cinnamon sticks.
Photo Credit: Quiche My Grits.

This wasil has such a yummy cranberry apple flavor. Pop these simple ingredients into the crockpot for a great party cocktail, or a sippable drink to serve on a snow day at home.

Get the recipe: Crockpot apple cider wasil.

Butterball Hot Cocoa

A mug of butterball cocoa with whipped cream on top.
Photo Credit: Knife and Paddle.

Add a shot of boozy butterscotch to your next mug of cocoa. This is such a delicious and easy upgrade to a classic cold weather drink!

Get the recipe: Butterball hot cocoa.

Warm Orange Passionfruit Cocktail

 Warm orange passionfruit cocktails.
Photo Credit: Roaming Taste.

This is a fruity and flavorful cocktail option to serve this winter. It brings a tropical flavor with a yummy blend of spices that is irresistible at a holiday party!

Get the recipe:  Warm orange passionfruit cocktails.

Slow Cooker Mulled Wine

Stemless wine glasses of mulled wine with cranberries and cinnamon sticks.
Photo Credit: Trop Rockin.

Let your slow cooker handle the preparations for your holiday cocktails. This slow cooker mulled wine is so easy to prepare and has the best flavor! 

Get the recipe: Slow cooker mulled wine.

Caramel Vodka Hot Chocolate

Mug of caramel vodka hot chocolate with whipped cream and caramel sauce on top.
Photo Credit: Trop Rockin’.

This easy cocoa is perfect for the fall season, but you can add holiday sprinkles to make it festive for the holidays too. You will love this boozy, creamy flavor on a cold day.

Get the recipe: Caramel vodka hot cocoa.

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