21 Festive Holiday Eggnog Cocktails

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Celebrate the holiday season in style with these delightful eggnog cocktails! Sip a creamy Rumchata eggnog cocktail, indulge in an eggnog milkshake, spice it up with candy cane Christmas punch, and so much more. Whether you prefer classic favorites or creative concoctions, these festive drinks will add a spirited touch to all your holiday gatherings!

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Toast to the holiday season with this delightful collection of eggnog cocktails! Thanks to the rich and creamy goodness of eggnog, these Christmas cocktails are sure to add cheer to any holiday gathering. 

Whether you’re a fan of traditional eggnog or looking to try something new, these cocktail recipes will lend a spirited touch to your festivities. Try an eggnog martini, eggnog white russian, Yule Log cocktail, and so much more!

From classic favorites to innovative creations, shake up your celebrations with a cocktail shaker full of festive flavors. Raise a glass and enjoy the warmth and merriment of the holiday season with any (or all) of these delicious eggnog concoctions!

1. The Best Eggnog Cocktail

Embrace the classic holiday spirit with this 5-minute eggnog cocktail. The creamy texture combined with a delightful blend of cinnamon and nutmeg makes it a must-have for festive gatherings!

2. White Christmas Cocktail

A symphony of flavors awaits as creamy eggnog meets vodka with a touch of amaretto for some lovely sweetness with notes of almond. This enchanting eggnog martini is sure to elevate your holiday celebrations!

3. Eggnog Martini

Savor the elegance of the holidays with this indulgent yet easy-to-make eggnog martini. The fusion of smooth spirits and velvety eggnog is garnished with a dusting of nutmeg for a taste of luxury.

4. Fireball Eggnog

This spiced delight is guaranteed to ignite your taste buds! Fireball cinnamon whiskey infuses the traditional eggnog with warmth and a kick of fiery flavors, making it an unforgettable holiday treat.

5. Bourbon Eggnog

Inspired by Cousin Eddie from National Lampoon’s Christmas Vacation, nothing will raise your spirits quite like this festive bourbon-infused eggnog! Add a little golden rum and ice cream for the merriest of Christmas cocktails.

6. Santa’s Magic Potion

Unleash the magic of the holidays with a simple combination of eggnog and Baileys Irish Cream! One sip of this festive drink, and its velvety textures and delightful flavors will transport you to a winter wonderland.

7. Eggnog Espresso Martini

When you need a little pick-me-up to get you through your next holiday gathering, try this heavenly espresso martini with a twist! The fusion of coffee liqueur, cold brew, eggnog, and a splash of rum is every bit as good as it sounds.

8. Homemade Eggnog

If you’ve never had homemade eggnog before, you won’t believe how wonderfully thick and creamy it is! Brimming with the essence of the holidays, this classic recipe is a lovingly crafted beverage to warm your heart.

9. Chocolate Peppermint Eggnog Cocktail

Satisfy your cravings with this decadent holiday delight! Rich Creme de Cacao, refreshing peppermint Schnapps come together to make a creamy eggnog cocktail and indulgent experience. Garnish with candy canes for a fun holiday drink.

10. Eggnog White Russian Cocktail

A wintery twist on a classic favorite! You’re going to love the way the creamy goodness of the eggnog melds with the Kahlua and vodka of the White Russian for a sophisticated holiday cocktail. Try adding a cinnamon stick for ganish.

11. Gingerbread Eggnog Cocktail

Embrace the holiday charm with a spiced gingerbread eggnog cocktail! Infused with the warm taste of rum, it’s a delightful tribute to the season that’s quick and easy to make but still has an elegant presentation.

12. Candy Cane Christmas Punch

Need a last minute drink you can make for a crowd? The delightful blend of candy cane and peppermint flavors is perfect for spreading holiday cheer! You can also omit the peppermint Schnapps for a kid-friendly treat.

13. Eggnog Shooters

Serve up some holiday cheer with these delightful eggnog shooters. Their heavenly blend of creamy eggnog and spirits with a touch of edible gold glitter ensures a merry and memorable time.

14. Eggnog Mudslide

Indulge your sweet tooth with this rich and delicious eggnog mud slide. The fusion of eggnog and Kahlua makes it a delectable treat to savor. Best of all, you only need 5 staple ingredients to make it!

15. Amaretto Eggnog Cocktail

This sweet and spiced blend of flavors is perfect when you need a little holiday spirit! Eggnog, hazelnut creamer, amaretto, and rum with a sprinkling of ground cinnamon is great for sharing with friends or enjoying all to yourself. 

16. Coffee Eggnog Punch

Whether you’re hosting a Christmas brunch or just need a little pick-me-up, keep the festivities flowing with delightful coffee and eggnog punch! This heartwarming drink can be made with or without alcohol. Perfect for your next holiday party.

17. Boozy Eggnog Shake

Enjoy the holidays with this boozy eggnog shake! If you ever had a Jack in the Box eggnog milkshake growing up, this recipe will take you right back. A little rum or bourbon adds that extra festive touch!

18. Rumchata Eggnog Cocktail

Treat yourself to the smoothness of Rumchata combined with creamy eggnog. With rum, cinnamon, vanilla, sugar, and other festive flavors, Rumchata is a natural complement to any holiday cocktail!

19. Mrs. Claus Cocktail

Move over Santa, Mrs. Claus is the new star of the show with this cocktail! The combination of eggnog with white chocolate liqueur is simply decadent, and peppermint Schnapps adds just the right punch of flavor to this velvety smooth drink.

20. Yule Log Cocktail

Looking for the perfect Christmas shots? The cinnamon spice of Fireball whiskey with classic eggnog is just what you need to bring you good luck and prosperity as you watch the Yule Log burn.

21. Irish Coffee Eggnog

Add a touch of Irish charm to your eggnog drink with this delightful combination of Irish cream, brandy, and coffee with a sprinkle of nutmeg on top. It’s a heartwarming and spirited drink perfect for holiday toasts!

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Best Eggnog Cocktails

By Heather
A group of delicious and easy eggnog cocktails. These eggnog drinks are perfect to serve during the holiday season.
Prep: 5 minutes
Total: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 drink


  • 2 ounces eggnog
  • 2 ounces RumChata
  • ice
  • ground cinnamon


  • Add ice to a cocktail shaker. Pour in eggnog and RumChata. Shake for 10 seconds and then pour into cocktail glass.
  • Sprinkle ground cinnamon over drink and serve.


Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 6g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 2g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 33mg | Potassium: 134mg | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 117IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 79mg | Iron: 0.3mg

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
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