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11 Festive Punch Recipes to Get Your Holiday Party Going

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11 Festive Punch Recipes to Get Your Holiday Party Going

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11 Festive Punch Recipes to Get Your Holiday Party Going

Getting ready for your holiday get-together? This year, ditch the cocktail shaker and make hosting simpler with big batch punch cocktails.

Punch cocktails are a great way to entertain because they're easy to make and allow guests to serve themselves. Another plus: If you surround the punch bowl with a few bottles of seltzer or club soda, your guests can adjust the strength of their cocktails. Not only does punch allow you to focus on being with your friends and family during the party, they can also be prepared the morning of, leaving you with plenty of time to cook and otherwise prepare in the afternoon and evening.

Don’t let the idea of making a big batch of cocktails scare you. You can just multiply your favorite cocktail recipe by the number of guests you are serving (or more, based on how many rounds you want to offer) and easily create any punch you want. For the holidays, however, it’s fun to get festive, with flavors like apple, cinnamon, spice, and ginger. If you incorporate them into your cocktails, you’ll bring your entire holiday beverage table to life.

Ready to prep your punch? Here are some great festive punch recipes for your holiday party.

Apple Pie Margarita

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Apple Pie Margarita

Nothing beats apple pie, except maybe an apple pie margarita. This version calls for Sauza’s Signature Blue Silver Agave Tequila, apple schnapps, and apple juice. Double or triple the recipe for a flawless batch of apple pie margarita punch.

Click here for the Apple Pie Margarita recipe.

Cranberry Smash

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Cranberry Smash

The Cranberry Smash is a citrusy cocktail that includes Jack Daniel’s and cranberry jam, creating the ultimate holiday mixture. Nothing says merry Christmas like a hefty helping of cranberry jam, right?

Click here for the Cranberry Smash recipe.

‘Edd’ Nog

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‘Edd’ Nog

If you’ve got friends popping by without warning, leaving you no time to prep, this is a super easy solution for a punch-style drink. Sweet tea flavored vodka mixes with eggnog and bitters to create a flavorful and sweet ‘nog that is not to be missed.

Click here for the ‘Edd’ Nog Recipe.

Frangelicocoa

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Frangelicocoa

This cocktail couldn’t be easier to make. Cocoa is perfect for sipping on a cold winter’s night. Spike it with the nutty goodness of Frangelico, and you’ve got the makings of a sweet and chocolatey cocktail that guests will love. Leave a bowl of freshly whipped cream nearby for garnish.
Click here for the Frangelicocoa recipe.

 Merry Cherry

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Merry Cherry

Courvoisier purists may faint if they see you pouring a bottle of VSOP into a punch bowl. But after one taste of this spiked cherry cocktail, they may just change their minds.

Click here for the Merry Cherry punch recipe.

Mistletoe Mulled Wine

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Mistletoe Mulled Wine

This mulled wine is a make-once, serve-all-night cocktail that celebrates the flavors of the holiday. Plus, December 20 is National Sangria Day, so you’re really celebrating two holidays in one with this drink.

Click here for the Mistletoe Mulled Wine recipe.

Peppermint Betty

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Peppermint Betty

It isn’t a holiday party without a candy-cane-flavored cocktail. This big batch version calls for a mixture of vodka, crushed candy pieces, brandy, and mint, which will create a deep, rich taste.

Click here for the Peppermint Betty recipe.

Tequila Hot Toddy

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Tequila Hot Toddy

Tequila-lovers will truly enjoy this spin-off of your average hot toddy. This unique recipe calls for tequila, Jim Beam Honey whiskey, orange juice, and honey, a peculiar yet delicious combination.

Click here for the Tequila Hot Toddy recipe.

 Very Merry Crush

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Very Merry Crush

The ginger beer in this recipe will truly bring the flavor of the season straight to your taste buds. The flavor of the ginger beer is enhanced by cherry preserves and smooth reposado tequila.

Click here for the Very Merry Crush recipe.

Vineyard Raspberry Sangria

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Vineyard Raspberry Sangria

Sangria is the ultimate punch cocktail.  Just because winter is here doesn’t mean we have to leave it behind. Van Gogh Raspberry vodka and Little Black Dress Chardonnay set the stage for wintry flavors like orange and pomegranate to shine through in this wine punch.

Click here for the Vineyard Raspberry Sangria recipe.

Winter’s Thaw Cooler

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Winter’s Thaw Cooler

Açai-blueberry vodka mixes with fruit forward pinot noir in this berry-blasted punch cocktail. This fruity drink is sure to bring your party to life.

Click here for the Winter’s Thaw Cooler recipe.

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