20 Festive Vegan Christmas Drinks & Cocktails

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Make this year’s holiday season really special with these vegan Christmas drinks and cocktails! Delicious recipes for everyone in your family.

From hot chocolate to mocktails, martinis, pumpkin spice latte, and mulled wine: these festive vegan Christmas drinks make your dinner party or Christmas breakfast a moment to remember.

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Whether you’re into cozy, creamy beverages the whole family can enjoy together or festive alcoholic drinks, this article has you covered.

Be sure to choose vegan-friendly alcohol, drink responsibly, and enjoy the Holidays!

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Vegan Christmas Drinks & Cocktails

Vegan Gingerbread Latte
The best barista is YOU! Splurge at home and make yourself this delicious gingerbread latte that really tastes like Christmas in a cup. Top it with fresh whipped coconut cream and a dusting of nutmeg – guaranteed to put you in the holiday spirit!
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vegan gingerbread latte
White Christmas Mojito
May all your Christmases be happy and white! This festive twist on a classic mojito looks like snow and tastes amazing. Coconut milk and liquor swirl together with fresh lime for an adult tropical holiday treat – so delicious!
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White Christmas Mojito
Non-Alcoholic Mulled Wine
A warm spiced drink that everyone in the family can enjoy. This non-alcoholic mulled wine is made from tart cranberry juice, warmed with spices, and sweetened with apple cider. It's brimming with robust depth and powerful flavors – great for holiday parties!
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Non Alcoholic Mulled Wine
Creamy Homemade Vegan Eggnog
Get cozy this Christmas with a creamy, nutty vegan nog! This delicious drink shouldn’t be skipped during the holidays and can be made vegan-friendly. Featuring lots of soothing spices such as cinnamon, nutmeg, and vanilla!
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glass of creamy white vegan cashew egg nog with meringue
Cranberry Fizz Mocktail
Try a ruby red mocktail this holiday season! The star ingredient is tart fresh cranberries and the drink is easily customizable to suit a sweet or less sweet pallet. Play with different ingredients like ginger ale, lemon-lime soda, or seltzer water until your mocktail is just right!
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Cranberry Fizz Mocktail
Protein Hot Chocolate
Enjoy a warm cup of hot chocolate by the fire and drink some extra protein! Use a high-quality vegan protein powder and whisk it together with a few simple ingredients to make an ultra-luxurious frothy cup of cocoa.
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Vegan Protein hot chocolate
Candied Cranberry Pomegranate Prosecco Spritzers
Toast to the holidays with something a little extra special this year. A beautiful flute of candied cranberry prosecco is a statement cocktail that will have everyone talking. Sugar-coated cranberries look magical and leftovers can be enjoyed in oatmeal the next morning!
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cranberry prosecco
Creamy Turmeric Latte
Both medicinal and delicious, a golden latte is a great winter beverage to snuggle up to on a cold day. Packed with aromatic spices like ginger, cinnamon, and black pepper, this creamy and slightly sweet beverage is made in less than 5 minutes!
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Vegan Baileys
Sweet, creamy, and delicious this homemade vegan Baileys recipe is as good as the real thing! Wholesome ingredients, including dates, are the secret to making it sweet, rich, and viscous, perfect for sipping your way into a blissful evening.
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Festive Christmas Soda
Add to the nostalgia of the season with a homemade holiday soda. The concentrate is made from cherries, vanilla, spices, and maple syrup, making it a playful take on cola. Add just the right amount of seltzer water and you have a fun fizzy beverage everyone will love.
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festive holiday christmas spiced soda
Christmas Cranberry Margarita
Have you been naughty or nice? Bring tropical vibes to your Christmas party with this cranberry margarita recipe. Muddled rosemary and lime play nicely with white tequila, but be careful, a few drinks could have you on the naughty list!
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Christmas Cranberry Margaritas
Matcha White Hot Chocolate
Skip the Starbucks line and make yourself a gourmet seasonal drink at home. Earthy matcha powder is sweetened with vegan white chocolate and hot coconut milk. The perfect blend of matcha gives the beverage a bright green color – just like the Grinch himself!
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dairy free matcha white hot chocolate
Spiced Pear Juice
This spiced pear juice is so easy to make and only takes a few simple ingredients. The hardest part will be waiting 2 hours until the flavors mingle in the slow cooker. Simply add the juice, spices, and fresh citrus, and set a timer – enjoy hot or iced!
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slow cooker pear juice
Red Wine Apple Cider Fall Sangria
Red wine sangria is not only a drink for the summer! This recipe pairs red wine with warm spices and apple cider, making it so flavorful and sweet that it's perfect to enjoy over ice. The depth of flavors makes it a great beverage to enjoy with the changing of the season!
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Red Wine Apple Cider Fall Sangria
Vegan Nutella Cream Liqueur
Who doesn’t love sipping on a creamy liqueur? This vegan Nutella cream liqueur is ridiculously rich and oh-so-satisfying. An adult beverage that you will love to have throughout the holiday season – keeps for a month in the fridge!
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vegan nutella cream liqueur
Winter Citrus Smoothie
Keep the winter sniffles at bay with this immune-boosting smoothie recipe. A powerful combination of both high-antioxidant fruits and medicinal spices, this vibrant smoothie will have your taste buds zinging and your immune system soaring high!
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Jack Frost Cocktail
This frosty blue cocktail is the perfect seasonal drink. The rim of the glass is adorned with coconut, making it look like freshly fallen snow and the drink itself is the ideal shade of icy blue – perfect for after ice skating!
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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte
If the idea of fall makes you think of pumpkin spice, this latte is for you! In only a few minutes, whip together a professional quality vegan latte that is beyond divine. The synergy between sweet pumpkin and cinnamon spice is why this combination is an annual cult favorite!
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Vegan Pumpkin Spice Latte
Hot Toddy
This hot toddy is the perfect way to warm up on a cold winter day. It's as easy as putting the kettle on the stove to heat and pouring a few ingredients into a mug. By the time your water has boiled, you have a beautifully crafted beverage that will warm you from the inside out!
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Hot Toddy
Cranberry Orange Mule
A Christmas twist on a beloved cocktail classic. Just like the name suggests, this cocktail packs a kick (like that of a mule) from the zingy ginger and citrus notes. Make sure to garnish with fresh rosemary for extra holiday cheer!
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yule mulk
Salted Chai Cashew Butter Hot Chocolate
If you are searching for a warm beverage that will fill your tummy and make your cheeks rosy, this hot chocolate is for you! Nutty, sweet, spiced, and so chocolaty, it's the perfect combination. The secret ingredient is roasted cashew butter!
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Salted Chai Cashew Butter Hot Chocolate

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20 Festive Vegan Christmas Drinks & Cocktails

by Alena Schowalter
Prep Time 2 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Make this year’s holiday season really special with these vegan Christmas drinks and cocktails! Delicious recipes for everyone in your family. The following classic vegan hot chocolate will be a hit with young and old alike!
Serves 2

Ingredients

Vegan Hot Chocolate

  • 2 cups dairy-free milk 480 ml
  • 2 tablespoon sugar
  • 4 oz dark vegan chocolate melted (113 g)
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • Vegan whipped cream or marshmallows optional

Instructions

  • Place soy milk and sugar in a small saucepan and whisk to combine. Warm over medium-high heat, stirring occasionally, until little bubbles form.
  • Turn off the heat and add the melted chocolate and vanilla extract. Whisk until well combined, then adjust to taste preferences.
  • Top with whipped cream or marshmallows and serve warm!

Notes

  • We like to use soy milk for this recipe but oat milk also works.
  • Nutrition information has automatically been calculated without any toppings.
  • Find 20+ more vegan Christmas drinks & cocktails in the article above!
Course: Holiday
Cuisine: American
Nutrition Facts
20 Festive Vegan Christmas Drinks & Cocktails
Amount per Serving
Calories
318
% Daily Value*
Fat
 
14
g
22
%
Saturated Fat
 
9
g
56
%
Polyunsaturated Fat
 
4
g
Sodium
 
106
mg
5
%
Carbohydrates
 
39
g
13
%
Fiber
 
1
g
4
%
Sugar
 
36
g
40
%
Protein
 
8
g
16
%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Nutrition information is a rough estimate calculated automatically, their accuracy is not guaranteed.
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Hi, I'm Alena Schowalter — a Certified Vegan Nutritionist who has been a vegetarian since childhood and vegan since 2012. Together with my husband, I founded nutriciously in 2015 and have been guiding thousands of people through different transition stages toward a healthy plant-based diet. I enjoy discussions around vegan ethics, walks through nature, and creating new recipes. Read more about us here.

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