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4 Pretty Cocktail Recipes for the Holidays

The holiday season is here, which means there will be plenty of parties and events to host and attend! And what’s a good party without a signature cocktail?! Concoct one of these yummy and pretty cocktail recipes for the holidays (whether you’re at a party or not!). The flavors will put you in the holiday spirit and make your bar cart look extra festive too :). Cheers!

Gingerberry Sparkler Recipe

Recipe by The Sweetest Occasion, Photo by Allie G. Patterson

1 bottle prosecco or similar
2 cups cranberry juice
6 oz vodka
12 oz ginger beer
Fresh cranberries (optional)

Directions: Pour champagne, cranberry juice and ginger beer into a large pitcher. Add vodka and stir gently. Serve over ice in champagne coupes or martini glasses. Garnish with fresh cranberries, sip and enjoy!

Sparkling Pear Mango Moscato 

Recipe & Photo by Craft & Cocktails
3 oz Mango Tropical Moscato
1 1/2 oz pear brandy
1 oz ginger liqueur
1 oz fresh pear juice
Garnish: full pear slice
Directions: Mix the pear brandy, ginger liqueur, and pear juice in a shaker with ice and shake. Strain into a glass with ice. Top with Mango Tropical Moscato and stir. Garnish with pear.

Fig Old Fashioned

Photo by Abby Jiu , Recipe inspired by The Kitchn

1 1/2 ounces bourbon
1 fig
1/2 ounce orange juice
1/4 ounce maple syrup
1 tsp Balsamic Vinegar
Garnish: an orange peel and half a fig.

Directions: Remove the stem of the fig, cut into quarters, and muddle with the maple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add the bourbon, orange juice, and balsamic vinegar, and fill the shaker with ice. Shake and strain into an glass with ice.

Tropical Moscato Cranberry Orange Spritz

Recipe & Photo by Craft & Cocktails


3 oz Passion Fruit Moscato
1 ½ oz Cointreau or other orange liqueur
1 oz vodka
2 oz cranberry juice
½ oz orange juice
Garnish: cranberries and orange slices

Directions: Mix the orange liqueur, vodka, cranberry juice, and orange juice in a shaker with ice and shake. Then strain into a glass. Top with Passion Fruit Tropical Moscato and stir. Garnish with cranberries and orange slice.

Which one will you make?