New Year’s Eve is an exciting celebration that closes one year and embraces a new one. Whichever way you choose to celebrate this New Year’s Eve make sure you have an exciting cocktail in hand.
We have compiled 15 stunning beverages that will amaze all your friends! These boozy cocktails are bound to be the talk of the party too. We’ve also included a few mocktails that are perfect for those who don’t like to drink alcohol and for an excellent kid-friendly option!
This stunning cocktail glimmers in the light and tastes lovely too! You’ll only need 3 simple ingredients to put this drink together.
The cocktail is made from champagne, grape syrup, and edible gold sparkles. You’ll be provided with a recipe to make a homemade grape syrup that pairs perfectly with this drink. Serve this drink in your favorite champagne flute!
https://www.atipsygiraffe.com/new-years-eve-cocktail/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: A TIPSY GIRAFFE
Whip up an adorable pink beverage that is refreshing and so easy to put together! This cocktail combines vodka, fresh lime, and Fentimans Rose Lemonade.
This drink may look feminine but it’ll be a hit amongst all the party guests! Better yet, it’ll only take you 5 minutes to create.
https://hedgecombers.com/pink-elephant-cocktail-recipe/?utm_medium=social&utm_source=pinterest&utm_campaign=tailwind_tribes&utm_content=tribes&utm_term=344343318_4256093_224729 PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE HEDGE COMBERS
Every coffee lover will truly appreciate this exciting cocktail. Brewed coffee and a salted caramel liqueur come together to create this delicious beverage.
You can serve the cocktail as is or garnish with fun party decorations such as gold sparkly stars just like this recipe shows. To finish the drink add a secret touch of caramel sauce to the bottom of each glass!
https://pizzazzerie.com/holidays/new-years-eve-recipe-salted-caramel-iced-coffee-cocktail/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: PIZZAZZERIE
This idea is an edible treat and although you may not be sipping on these jello cups your guests will love digging into them! The jello is infused with champagne and looks stunning too. They might be even cooler than jello shots!
The cups are layered with a champagne layer, followed by condensed milk and finished with another champagne layer. Garnish this treat with a dash of edible gold sprinkles and serve with a gold spoon!
https://thefirstyearblog.com/champagne-jello-cups/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HEREL THE FIRST YEAR BLOG
You and your party guests can enjoy a bubbly beverage by creating this prosecco cocktail. Cranberries always remind me of the holidays so there is no question that this could make an excellent New Year’s cocktail too!
To create the cocktail you’ll need cranberry juice, orange liqueur, and prosecco. Garnish with an orange peel and a few fresh cranberries. This cocktail would be great for New Year’s Eve brunch or to ring in the new year too.
https://www.garnishwithlemon.com/cranberry-orange-prosecco-cocktail/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: GARNISH WITH LEMON
Enjoy a bold berry cocktail this New Year’s Eve. This cocktail has a few more ingredients than the previous bevy’s we have talked about, however, it’s still effortless to put together!
This cocktail combines rum, Cointreau, and ginger beer to make one delicious boozy drink. Pomegranate juice is added to balance all the flavors wonderfully. And lastly, instead of ice cubes use frozen berries to keep the cocktail icy cold!
https://www.kitchensanctuary.com/new-years-eve-rum-berry-cocktail/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: KITCHEN SANCTUARY
Take a shot with your friends and ring in the new year with a delicious drink that tastes like a dessert! These ice cream cake shots taste wonderful and they look fantastic too!
These shots don’t actually contain any alcohol which means they would be great for kids or for anyone who doesn’t drink alcohol. You’ll experience sweet and salty flavors and a lovely creamy texture.
https://sugarandcloth.com/eats-salted-caramel-ice-cream-cake-shots/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SUGAR AND CLOTH
Cake is perfect for any celebration so why not celebrate the new year with a cake batter martini! To create this cocktail you’ll need 4 different types of alcohol. These include cake vodka, white or clear creme de cacao, amaretto, and white chocolate liqueur.
In addition to the alcohol, you’ll need heavy whipping cream and sprinkles! This drink is not only fun to look at but it also tastes like a party in your mouth!
https://thenovicechefblog.com/cake-batter-martini/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: THE NOVICE CHEF
A raspberry mimosa would be a great way to end the holidays and kick off a new year. This crimson red drink is vibrant in color and flavor!
This drink requires a few extra steps but the pay off will be well worth it! First, you’ll need to create a homemade raspberry granita and allow it to freeze for 4-6 hours. When you’re ready to serve scoop the frozen raspberry cream into a champagne glass and add sparkling wine. Finish by garnishing the drink with a few fresh berries.
https://www.cookswithcocktails.com/new-years-toast-raspberry-cream-mimosa/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: COOKS WITH COCKTAILS
If you don’t love champagne then you have got to try this recipe! This blogger came up with not 1 but 2 different cocktail recipes that show how you can dress up champagne and make it exciting!
The first drink, the Turquoise Sip, is a combination of champagne, pineapple juice, and blue curacao. It tastes like paradise in a cup! The second recipe is a sorbet cocktail that contains champagne and 3 different flavors of sorbet. Serve one or both of these cocktails for New Year’s Eve and everyone will be begging you for the recipe!
https://suziesweettooth.com/2014/12/28/new-years-eve-champagne-cocktails/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SUZIE SWEET TOOTH
This recipe puts an exciting tropical spin on a champagne cocktail. To give this drink a tropical flavor you’ll need pineapple and coconut juice.
To create the fun rimmer, dip a glass in simple syrup and then unsweetened shredded coconut. Ring in the new year with a drink that makes you feel like your sitting on a beach!
https://www.pineappleandcoconut.com/recipes/pineapple-coconut-champagne-cocktail/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: PINEAPPLE AND COCONUT
By definition, a Bellini is a cocktail that consists of peach juice and champagne. However, this recipe explains that you can really make bellinis with any fruit you love!
For this recipe, you’ll combine champagne with your favorite flavor of sorbet and the correlating fresh fruit. For example to create a raspberry bellini combine raspberry sorbet, champagne, and fresh raspberries! It’s incredibly easy and so delicious!
https://www.crazyforcrust.com/champagne-punch-bellini/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: CRAZY FOR CRUST
If mixing cocktails aren’t your thing then you need to serve this rock candy champagne on New Year’s Eve! All you’ll need is champagne and rock candy.
Pour the champagne in your favorite glasses and add the rock candy stick to each glass – it is that simple! Sip on a lovely drink and enjoy the candy after.
https://www.simplymaderecipes.com/rockcandy-champagne/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: SIMPLY MADE RECIPES
Mandarin oranges are responsible for providing this delicious cocktail with its vibrant and stunning color. The fun thing about this beverage is it’s the perfect brunch cocktail but it would be great for an evening party too!
To create the cocktail combine fresh mandarin orange juice with sparkling wine and orange liqueur. Your taste buds will be singing with every sip you take!
https://www.laylita.com/recipes/mandarin-mimosa-recipe/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: LAYLITA’S RECIPES
Not everyone enjoys drinking alcohol and that is totally ok! Mocktails are great for those who want to enjoy with a fun celebratory drink in hand but sans alcohol!
This simple mocktail recipe will surely be enjoyed by kids but by adults too! Combine a sparkling juice of your choice with fun candies such as gummy bears or rock candy! If you are serving this drink to children consider serving them in plastic champagne flutes instead of glass.
https://modernparentsmessykids.com/super-simple-new-years-eve-mocktails-kids/ PHOTOS AND RECIPE HERE: MODERN PARENTS MESSY KIDS