Buddy the Elf Cocktail
When the Christmas carols are playing, lights are twinkling on the tree, and you're about to indulge in a mouthwatering meal, there's nothing that could make your evening better . . . well, that is, besides a stiff cocktail. The holiday season is the best time of year to put your bar cart to use and whip up some of the cutest and most creative libations of all. From winterized margaritas to warm mulled wine to cheeky Jingle Juice that even Santa himself would approve of, these recipes will give you even more to celebrate this season. There are even some fun takes on holiday classics (spiked hot chocolate, anyone?), as well as some fun new drinks to try (a Buddy the Elf cocktail!). We'll cheers to that!
— Additional reporting by Lauren Harano