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Christmas Whiskey Cocktail Drink For The Holidays

This simple Christmas whiskey cocktail drink is so delicious and so fun to serve over the holidays. Made with simple ingredients, you will love this recipe!

One of my favorite part of the holidays is crafting a menu just for the season. With amazing flavors and great company, I’ve got an awesome cocktail drink that you will make again and again over the holiday season!

There are so many fun things to make from holiday dinner menu items, to my favorite thing of all, is to create a fun holiday inspired yummy drink.

This one is such a classic and such a favorite, you will be making it all the time!

Not only delicious, but so festive to serve up in fun Christmas glasses you can get from the dollar store. These are fun to sip on while you wrap endless presents.

Shake vigorously and pour into coupe glasses. Garnish with an orange or lemon twist if desired. Experiment by adding fruit slices, making it even more festive!

Serve up to your most festive friends for an easy Christmas whiskey cocktail.

What ingredients do you need for this amazing Christmas Whiskey Cocktail drink?

  • Your Favorite Whiskey
  • Cranberry Juice 
  • Fresh Rosemary 
  • Fresh Cranberries 
  • Cinnamon Sticks
  •  Sugar
  •  Water

Super simple ingredients that you can get from the grocery store and whip up in an instant. Safe to say this is a holiday party must-have. You can even make this the cocktail of the night or the signature holiday drink.

What kind of whiskey works best for the Christmas Whiskey Cocktail drink?

In terms of what type of whiskey, most people prefer bourbon or rye whiskey – but any will do! Whatever you have on hand and whatever your preference, make sure it is a nice quality bottle.

This Christmas Whiskey Cocktail drink is so easy to make. You and your guests will love it!

Christmas Whiskey Cocktail Drink For The Holidays
Yield: one drink

Christmas Whiskey Cocktail Drink For The Holidays

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

This amazing christmas whiskey cocktail is so tasty a great to make for this holidays!


  • Your Favorite Whiskey
  • Cranberry Juice
  • Fresh Rosemary
  • Fresh Cranberries
  • Cinnamon Sticks
  • Sugar
  • Water


  1. Bring 2 cups of water to a boil. 
  2. Stir in 1 cup sugar and fresh rosemary to create a rosemary simple syrup. 
  3. Steep for 20 minutes.
  4. Break a cinnamon stick in half and place it into a shaker.
  5. Pour in one shot of whiskey, 1 tablespoon rosemary simple syrup and top with cranberry juice. 
  6. Shake well.
  7. Wet the fresh cranberries and roll in sugar to create snow.
  8. Pour whiskey mixture into a glass and top with a cinnamon stick, rosemary and the snow covered cranberries. 

Nutrition Information



Serving Size


Amount Per Serving Calories 258Total Fat 0gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 0gCholesterol 0mgSodium 24mgCarbohydrates 40gFiber 5gSugar 29gProtein 1g

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