Holiday Beverages

6 Very Merry Holiday Beverages

by Allison Ryan

Festive flavors aren’t just found on plates and platters during the holidays. Drink and be merry with these six beverages!

A Frosty Treat
For a gingerbread dessert that does not require gumdrop buttons, try Love Grows Wild’s Gingerbread Milkshake. This easy treat comes together in about 60 seconds, and it tastes as good as a batch of cookies. Plus, it comes with an added dose of calcium!

Make It Hot
In Katrina’s Kitchen has warm and toasty beverages to fill your holiday mugs. Her Candy Cane Steamer is sweet, minty and loved by kids of all ages, and her Gingerbread Steamer is the perfect way to unwind after a day of family fun. Both are made extra creamy with milk, which also packs in the protein.

Skip the coffee shop lines and prices — give Shugary Sweets’ Egg Nog Latte a try! This easy recipe will give you a delicious boost to power through last-minute holiday shopping and gift-wrapping. Not to mention, no expresso machine needed to whip this up — just a microwave!

For Adults Only
This Christmas cocktail is sure to warm your belly! Well Plated’s Hot Buttered Bourbon has the perfect proportions of sweet and spiked and is made with apple cider, seasonal spices and your favorite bourbon.

Instead of buying this holiday classic at the store, make your own Easy Homemade Eggnog using Will Cook For Friends’ recipe. Don’t miss her tips on how to adjust your ‘nog to make it sweeter, creamier, or even kid-friendly!

Allison Ryan

Allison is the Senior Communication Manager for the American Dairy Association Mideast. Born and raised on her family’s dairy farm, Allison has a deep respect for agriculture. Allison and her husband, a large animal veterinarian, now live in Montezuma, Ohio with their sons Carter and Lane.

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