Whether you accept it or not, but Holidays are for kids. All the traditions and activities are centered around kids so that they can make some truly wonderful moments, which they can cherish throughout their lives. However, when there’s a Christmas party, children are often foisted with a regular bottle of cold drink or at the most, hot chocolate. Yes, we know that kids love hot chocolate, but there are several other Christmas drinks for kids, which can you make with just a handful of ingredients. Below we’ve listed the best Christmas drinks recipes for kids. So stay tuned.
Christmas Drinks For Kids Recipes And Ideas:
Peppermint Mocha Snugglers:
The whipped cream on the top is giving us all kinds of fuzzy feeling. And the crushed peppermint on the top will definitely make this hot cocoa taste even better. Since it’s a slow cooker recipe, you can leave it for preparation hours before and forget about it until you do other work.
Fruit Salad is one of the easiest desserts to make for special occasion. You can prepare it ahead of time and just wait it to chill and enjoy. Aside from the its yummy taste, the combination of colors of its ingredients are what makes it stand out in every occasion.
Creamy White Christmas Punch:
This delicious, beautiful, creamy and easy to make Christmas drinks for kids is perfect for any gathering, not just a Christmas party. This drink has a unique combination of ice cream and soda, which makes it taste quite like the root beer float. And it’s so delicious that it will appeal to people of all ages, not just children.
Mint Hot Cocoa:
This hot chocolate recipe with a special twist would definitely appeal to children. And it has a pretty green color, which screams Christmas. We loved the garnishing with candy cane striped straw. And if you want, you can even sprinkle some crushed peppermint on the whipped cream. It will give a fresh touch to the drink.
Salted Caramel Eggnog:
Here’s a wonderful and traditional holiday drink recipe, but with a much-wanted twist. This eggnog is delicious, comforting and the salted caramel is giving it a wonderful flair. The beautiful caramel dripping on the glass is making us want to make this salted caramel eggnog recipe right away.
The Grinch Punch:
How about serving your children a glass of delicious the Grinch Punch after watching “The Grinch That Stole Christmas” with them? Don’t you think it’s a wonderful idea? And believe, it won’t take more than a couple of minutes to make this recipe. But you need to have all the ingredients handy.
Pomegranate and Grenadine Sparkler:
Before proceeding, let’s take a minute to appreciate the presentation. Isn’t it Christmassy and out of the world? The drink is basically a twist on Shirley Temple sans alcohol. And it’s healthy too, considering it’s made with 100 percent pomegranate juice and stevia. If you’re serving it to adults, feel free to add a hint of alcohol to it.
Cranberry Apple Cider:
Here’s another traditional dish, which people of all ages can enjoy, including children. And believe us, it’s not like the typical cider drink that’s served to us year after year. The cranberry takes the drink to an entirely new level. We also loved the idea of topping the drink with fruit skewers. It’s adding an entirely new dimension to the presentation.
This Christmas slush recipe from Oh So Delicious is made using a combination of pineapple, cranberry and orange juice along with soda and mint leaves. You can make the drink ahead of time, and freeze it before you add the last ingredient. And don’t you think the presentation is absolutely stunning?
Hot Mulled Cider:
This hot mulled cider is spiced nicely with spices and contains the perfect hint of citrus flavor. And it’s a non-alcoholic drink, which means everyone in the family can enjoy it, provided you present it the same way.
This pomegranate shrub recipe from A Farm Girl’s Dabbles would make an elegant drink to serve both kids and adults. The shrub has a sweet plus tarty flavor, which you can stir in bubbly water to create a festive drink for Christmas. Alternatively, you can even use this shrub as salad vinaigrette.
Cranberry Pineapple Cooler:
This refreshing cooler would make an excellent addition to your menu if you’re having a summer Christmas. This drink is made using a blend of sugar, lemon juice, orange juice, cranberry juice, and ginger ale. It will definitely beat the heat.
Mock Champagne Punch:
This three-ingredient mock champagne punch would be a perfect drink for the teens attending your Christmas party. For once, they won’t be chided for drinking champagne. To make the drink a bit more fancy, make an ice ring using 2-liter ginger ale for the punch bowl.
Here’s an eggnog with a difference. It contains peppermint and has a beautiful pink shade, which will convert even the non-eggnog lovers. Serve this eggnog in candy-rimmed glasses or mug and put a candy cane for decoration. Children are going to love it.
How pretty does this snowball mocktail look? Too pretty for words, right? Children are definitely going to find hard to resist this creamy treat. The syrup used as the base of this mocktail is infused with mincemeat, which gives the drink a unique texture.
Candy Cane White Hot Chocolate:
Keep the kids warm this Christmas with this delicious candy cane white hot chocolate. You can serve them anytime you want, but kids will find this drink most comforting in the mornings. Don’t forget to garnish the drink with crushed peppermint. It will add a different taste to it altogether.
Hibiscus Iced Tea Sparkler:
Here’s another summer Christmas drink, which everyone in your house will relish. This pinky and refreshing beverage contains hibiscus tea and sparkling water as its core ingredient. For the garnishing, you can even consider using cranberries or raspberries instead of strawberries.
Cantaloupe Agua Fresca:
This vibrant drink is basically a mixture of cantaloupe puree, lemon juice, water, and sugar, but the taste is unlike anything you have tried until now. If you can’t find cantaloupe, you can replace it with any fruit you like, including honeydew.
Pay tribute to your Mexican heritage by preparing this delicious and traditional horchata. Horchata is basically a creamy and refreshing drink, with almond milk and cinnamon as its core ingredient. Since it’s a complete nondairy milk, even people who are lactose intolerant can enjoy it without any worries.
We had to include this refreshing drink for its beautiful color. I’m totally bowled over and even the little guests will be with its bright and vibrant color. This refreshing drink made using blueberry syrup and lemon has the perfect mixture of sweetness and tartness.
Pina Colada Floats:
This drink has all the flavors children like in their drink. It is infused with Greek yogurt, soda, coconut syrup and topped with pineapple frozen Greek yogurt. It’s rich, creamy but has minimum calories, as it contains Greek yogurt as its active ingredient.
Slow Cooker Gingerbread Latte:
Could there be anything more festive that gingerbread flavored latte? We really don’t think so! This is one of the most unconventional Christmas drinks for kids and contains all the flavors that are related to Christmas. Furthermore, this drink is rich, warm and will keep your child comfortable in the harsh winter weather.
Cherry Mulled Mocktail Recipe:
We know that Christmas is the time for mulled wine, but this cherry mulled mocktail would also make a lovely replacement, even for the adults. You just need to simmer all the ingredients in medium or low heat, strain and serve.
This strawberry punch has all the elements that will please children, including whole strawberries that are used for garnishing. This beautiful drink requires just three ingredients- sliced strawberries, lemon juice and soda. And it comes together in a jiffy, which is another plus.
Caramel Apple Cider:
Here’s another lovely twist on apple cider vinegar. The cider is infused with a few tablespoons of caramel ice cream, which elevates this drink to higher levels and then topped with whipped cream, which melts into the liquid, making it creamy and delicious. Even the caramel gives an entirely new dimension to this drink.
Kid Friendly Wassail:
Last, but not the least, here’s a recipe of wassail, which even children can enjoy as it does not contain any trace of alcohol. This recipe contains typical winter flavors of oranges, apple, nutmeg, and cinnamon, which will warm them inside out.
All these recipes for Christmas drinks for kids are supremely delicious and will definitely tantalize the taste buds of juniors. If you want, you can add a judicious amount of spirits into some of these drinks to turn them into holiday cocktail for grownups. What do you think about these Christmas drinks for kids? Don’t forget to let us know your favorite Christmas drinks for kids in the comment section below.