Holidays & Events

It’s time to celebrate! Get inspired to go above-and-beyond with our special recipes for holidays and events that take you from appetizers to dessert.

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Pumpkin Chai Latte

This pumpkin chai latte is so good that we enjoy it year-round. It's fabulous because it features bold chai, spicy ginger and sweet almond milk for an easy, healthy latte option! —Courtney Stultz, Weir, Kansas

Bourbon Chocolate Pumpkin Latte

I created this by adapting two of my favorite recipes. It's the perfect beverage to warm you up at a...


Spiced Morning Mocha

Vickie Wright of Omaha, Nebraska shared her original recipe for this indulgent coffee drink that was spiced with ginger and...


Warm-You-Up Hot Chocolate

This delicious, not-too-sweet hot chocolate was originally submitted by Kathy Young of Weatherford, Texas. It's richly flavored and delicately seasoned...


Slow-Cooker Chai Tea

5 reviews

A wonderful sweet and spicy aroma wafts from the slow cooker as this pleasantly flavored chai tea cooks. —Crystal Jo...

Peppermint White Hot Chocolate

My soothing white hot chocolate is a great warm-up after a wintry day spent sledding or ice skating. Or include...


Mulled Pomegranate Sipper

1 review

This warm and festive drink fills the entire house with the wonderful aroma of spices and simmering fruit juices. Kids...

Christmas Spice Mix

Wonderfully versatile, this gift is seasoned for both sipping and sniffing. When mixed with fruit juices, it's a delicious winter...


Lemon Almond Tea

1 review

"Try this delightful dressed-up version when you want to serve something other than plain iced tea," suggests Brenda McCaleb of...


Holiday Wassail

2 reviews

Nothing tastes like Christmas quite like a cup of this warm wassail. —Lucy Meyring, Walden, Colorado


Breakfast Wassail

5 reviews

This fruity beverage is great all year-round, and tasty hot or chilled. I got the recipe from a co-worker and...

Maple Hot Chocolate

4 reviews

When I first developed this version of hot chocolate, my husband was quite skeptical. But after one taste, his doubts...


Hot Cranberry Cider

2 reviews

Adding colorful appeal to a wintertime meal is a easy—just turn to this tasty cider. The cranberry juice gives it...


Hot Mulled Wine

For a festive holiday drink or something to keep you warm during those cold winter months, you'll love trying this...


Sparkling Ginger Iced Tea

Our home economists created a pleasant gingerroot syrup for a refreshing, fizzy beverage.


Chocolate-Caramel Rum Coffee

1 review

This decadent coffee drink can stand alone as a final course or as a delightful complement to any chocolate or...

Spiced Cranberry Punch

My mom used to serve this festive concoction every Thanksgiving and Christmas. To this day, when I smell it, I...


Favorite Mint Hot Chocolate

This is one of my husband's favorite winter drinks. I love the minty, chocolaty recipe because it's like Christmas in...



Ginger Cardamom Tea

2 reviews

I like to add a little spice to my tea, which is why I mix in the ginger and cardamom....


Hot Apple Punch

1 review

With its soothing cinnamon seasoning, this fresh and flavorful apple punch is a must for Christmastime.


Raindrop Raspberry Tea

Serve tall cool glasses of this quick-to-fix combo that gets its jazzed-up taste from a raspberry juice blend.


Fruity Mint Punch

This sweet, refreshing drink has tea as its base. The mint is mild but lingers on the tongue.—Linnea Rein, Topeka,...


Herb Garden Tea

This aromatic tea is the perfect drink for a summer luncheon. The mint flavor makes it so refreshing.—Mary's Plant Farm...

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Hot Raspberry-Lemonade Drink Mix

To accompany the warm wishes you send in a gift basket, include this fruity blend from CT's cooks. The combination...


Lemon Grape Cooler

1 review

"While on vacation, we sampled this refreshing grape beverage that has hints of lemon and tea," relates Delores George of...


Almond Lemonade Tea

1 review

My favorite part of the day is sitting down in a comfortable chair with a glass of this tasty tea.—Cheryl...


Homemade Coffee Mix

5 reviews

Starting with a basic recipe, I created several varieties of creamy coffee drinks. They're great to offer at a get-together...


Wintry Hot Cocoa Mix

5 reviews

"I first tasted this warming beverage on a camping trip in the mountains," recalls Ruby Gibson of Newton, North Carolina....


Pineapple Iced Tea

4 reviews

We have a large family, so we go through beverages quickly at our house. This thirst-quenching tea is simple to...