New Cocktails for the New Year!

new year's eve drinks

What better way to ring in the new year than with some exciting (and yummy) cocktails? Check out this list of New Year’s Eve cocktails, their recipes, and be sure to pick a couple to serve to your friends! Cheers!

As always, host and drink responsibly.

Funfetti Martini new year's eve drinks

Funfetti Martini

6 ounces Whipped Vodka

2 1/2 ounces white chocolate liqueur

4 ounces half and half

4 ounces creme de cacao (white or clear)

4 ounces amaretto

Garnish: lots of sprinkles and whipped cream

Dip the top of martini glasses in water and then run in sprinkles to coat the rim. Place a teaspoon (or more) of sprinkles into the bottom of each glass. In a shaker with a few ice cubes, combine vodka, chocolate liqueur, creme de cacao, half and half, and amaretto. Shake. Pour and strain the mixture into the prepared martini glasses. Add some whipped cream and sprinkles for that complete cake effect!

Citrus Champagne Punch new year's eve drinks

Citrus Champagne Punch

4 ounces fresh ruby red grapefruit juice

4 ounces orange juice

4 ounces simple syrup

24 ounces champagne or sparkling wine

1 ounce grenadine

Combine grapefruit juice, orange juice, and simple syrup into a glass. Stir to combine. Top with champagne and a splash of grenadine to finish. Garnish with citrus slices or fresh flowers!

Sparkling Lime new year's eve drinks

Sparkling Lime

6-8 ice cubes

1 measure vodka

2 measures lime juice

Half-fill a tall glass with ice cubes. Pour in the vodka and the lime juice and top up with soda water and stir.

The Royal Blue new year's eve drinks

The Royal Blue

Lime wedge

Coarse sugar or granulated sugar

Ice cubes

¼ cup cranberry juice cocktail

2 tablespoons (1 oz) citron vodka or vodka

2 tablespoons (1 oz) blue curacao

1 tablespoon fresh lime juice

Moisten the rim of a chilled martini glass with a lime wedge. Sprinkle sugar onto a small plate, and dip moistened rim into the sugar to coat lightly. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add cranberry juice, vodka, curacao, and lime juice; cover and shake. Strain into a martini glass.

Giggle Juice new year's eve drinks

Giggle Juice

Lemon wedge, for rimming glasses

Sugar, for rimming glasses

1 (750-ml) bottle moscato

3 cups pink lemonade

1 can lemon-lime soda

1 cup vodka

2 cups sliced strawberries

1 lemon, sliced into half-moons


Rim glasses with lemon wedge and dip in sugar. In a large pitcher, stir together Moscato, pink lemonade, soda, vodka, and fruit. Add ice and stir to combine. Divide among glasses and serve.

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