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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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 special occasion or a weekend breakfast. —Ellen Riley, Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Chilean Monkey Tail Punch

1 review

Stories vary surrounding the origins of this punch's unique name. Some say it was initially served in a bottle depicting...


Spiced Morning Mocha

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


Cappuccino Mix

6 reviews

One day friends and I were swapping recipes for hot chocolate, and someone came up with this mix. I put...


Easy Spiced Morning Mocha

1 review

This recipe is a delicious morning pick-me-up and still tastes great when made with low-fat milk.—Vicki Wright, Omaha, Nebraska

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...


Good-Night Santa Cappuccino Mix

What's not to like about having a great cappuccino mix on-hand? I like to bag some up for gift-giving during...

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...


Easy Cappuccino

Traditionally, a cappuccino is one part espresso mixed with one part steamed milk, then topped with one part foamed milk....


Easy Breve

If you prefer a creamier cappuccino, try a breve. The half-and-half cream creates a thick, rich foam that stands up...


Flavored Mocha Drink Mix

1 review

I rely on vanilla and almond extracts to get two great flavors from one hot beverage mix. At Christmastime, you...

Mocha Mint Coffee

1 review

This doctored-up coffee benefits from hints of mint, cocoa and cinnamon. The marshmallows on top are a playful addition that...


Iced Coffee Slush

1 review

We have a tradition of hosting a game night during the holidays with nine other couples. Our guests come for...


Chocolate Coffee

A rich whipped chocolate mixture from our Test Kitchen is used to flavor coffee and to make hot chocolate. Set...


Mocha Morning Drink

1 review

When I'm sipping this delicious coffee, I almost feel like I'm visiting my favorite coffeehouse. —Jill Rodriguez, Gonzales, Louisiana


Creamy Caramel Mocha

6 reviews

Indulge in a coffeehouse-quality drink with this caramel mocha recipe. With whipped cream and a butterscotch drizzle, this treat will...

Instant Latte Mix

4 reviews

Do you have to buy a gift for a coffee drinker? This mix is a fantastic, frugal substitution to coffee...


Almond Coffee Creamer

2 reviews

This tasty creamer has just four simple ingredients— but its spicy almond flavor is so rich and soothing, friends will...


Viennese Coffee

2 reviews

This isn't your regular cup of Joe! Dress it up with chocolate, whipped cream and more, making it a drink...


Orange & Coffee Martini

1 review

With its pretty jeweled color and complementary orange-coffee flavor, this impressive martini lends an elegant, upscale feel to any party.—Taste...


Comforting Coffee Milk

This recipe is special to me because the delicious ingredients and flavors speak for themselves without those extra preservatives. Now...


Pumpkin Pie Coffee Creamer

2 reviews

Anyone who likes a cup of java is sure to enjoy this homemade stir-in. For a quick Christmas gift, put...


Rich Hazelnut Coffee

I love to try new recipes and entertain friends and relatives. This drink couldn’t be more perfect for doing just...


Coffee with Cinnamon and Cloves

A quick-and-easy, fall-flavored coffee made with instant granules. What's not to love about this special beverage? —Jill Garn, Charlotte, Michigan

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After-Dinner Mocha White Chocolate

3 reviews

Here, the childhood favorite gets a grown-up makeover. If you're serving kids, just leave out the coffee granules. —Scarlett Elrod,...


Honey Spiced Latte

2 reviews

We combine rich molasses, golden honey and a host of spices to create this warm and comforting beverage.—Taste of Home...


Mocha Fireside Coffee

3 reviews

Warm up on a cold day with this coffee mix. You can prepare it in advance and just add boiling...


Sweet Kahlua Coffee

3 reviews

I have this beverage brewing in my slow cooker at my annual Christmas open house. I set out the whipped...


Spiced Ginger Coffee

6 reviews

Our Test Kitchen shows how you can enjoy the flavor of gingerbread around the clock with this unique coffee recipe!


Minty Mocha

2 reviews

“I’ve had this recipe for 25 years and serve it during the holidays, especially Christmas brunch, but it’s great anytime...