Best New Year’s Eve Cocktail Recipes!

Marla Meridith

December 28, 2014


What would toasting to the New Year be without….toasting?! Here’s some favorite cocktails from around the web….now your clinking of the glasses will be super festive!

the BEST New Year's Eve Cocktail Recipes from around the web!

Cheers friends! It’s been a wonderful year, full of tasty foods, delicious sips & wonderful trips. Here are some drinks that stand out to me…use these recipes as is or use them as a starting point for your very own creative signature cocktails!

25+ New Year's Eve Champagne Cocktail Recipes | You need these for New Year's Eve |

 25+ New Year’s Eve Champagne Cocktail Recipes

Let’s kick things off with Champagne. Bubbles are oh so fun all year long & super special on NYE…I posted this round up^ last year & you should take a look at it STAT!

What are your favorite kinds of cocktails? No matter what, I do believe you will find a few you love in this list! Happy mixing….

Dirty Shirley Cocktail Marla Meridith

Champagne Apple Punch | A sparkling delight!

Champagne Apple Punch Marla Meridith

more bubbles, sparkles + fizz…

Never. Enough. Bubbles!

Blueberry Martini Cocktail |

 Blueberry Martini Marla Meridith


I love sexy, long stemmed martini glasses & that the ingredients in these cocktails can be so versatile.

punch + sangria…

Having a large bowl of punch at the ready is a super easy way to serve a large amount of guests…

The Plunge: A Fruity Sangria Punch |

The Plunge Marla Meridith

coffee + chocolate…

It might be super cold where you are, so offer up a hot coffee or cocoa cocktail. It might be just the thing to warm up your party…then again a cool one might be warming enough!

The Confidence Cocktail | Coffee, Amaretto & Tuaca make this wonderful winter treat! MarlaMeridith

 The Confidence Cocktail Marla Meridith

Roasted Marshmallow Coffee Cocktail Shakes |

Roasted Marshmallow + Coffee Cocktail Shakes Marla Meridith


A little of this & that. Make smaller shooter drinks so guests can enjoy plenty of playful flavors!

Irish Coffee Shooters (Hot or Iced) | Cocktail Recipe on

Irish Coffee Shooters Marla Meridith

whiskey + bourbon…

These darker spirits really speak to me in the chillier months. They are a bit more mysterious. Serve whiskey & bourbon neat, over icy cubes or blended in delicious cocktails!

Maple Cranberry Bourbon Cocktail |

Maple Cranberry Bourbon Martini Marla Meridith

Orange Maple Old-Fashioned Cocktail |

Orange Maple Old-Fashioned Marla Meridith

& more…

There are sooooo many great ideas. Check back as I will be adding more cocktails to inspire!

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  • Linda @ Veganosity
    Posted at 09:51h, 28 December

    Hi Marla! Thanks for including our Curacao Martini with all of these spectacular cocktails!

    • Marla
      Posted at 06:13h, 29 December

      Hi Linda! Of course! Your martini looks wonderful πŸ™‚

  • Melanie @ Carmel Moments
    Posted at 10:17h, 28 December

    Thanks for including my Cranberry Brunch Punch in your round up Marla!

    Have a wonderful new year!

    • Marla
      Posted at 06:13h, 29 December

      Happy New Year to you too Melanie πŸ™‚

  • Toni | BoulderLocavore
    Posted at 12:06h, 28 December

    Marla! Once again you’d served up a ‘one stop shop’ for any cocktail imaginable for the holiday! The Dirty Shirley is so whimsical, I love it!! Thanks for folding me in to your great sips!

    • Marla
      Posted at 06:14h, 29 December

      Ha! Glad I could help with the sips πŸ˜‰ Toni, your cocktail posts are fabulous!!

  • Jon
    Posted at 20:14h, 28 December

    Hey Marla — I’m thrilled that you included our Tangerine Lemon Drop Martini in your “best of” post. And I’m looking forward to drinking my way through the rest of your list as well. Happy New Year!

    • Marla
      Posted at 06:15h, 29 December

      Hi Jon! That martini is gorgeous! Cheers & Happy New Year πŸ™‚

  • Liz @ Floating Kitchen
    Posted at 05:10h, 29 December

    Oh yeah, I’m down with all of these! Mmmm. Is it 5pm yet? I hope you have a wonderful New Years Eve. Looking forward to lots of deliciousness in 2015!

    • Marla
      Posted at 06:16h, 29 December

      It always is somewhere! 2015 will be a fun time for sure πŸ™‚ xx

  • Alice @ Hip Foodie Mom
    Posted at 06:20h, 29 December

    Now, THIS is a cocktail round-up. . WOW!!! You have like everything covered here. . I love it!!! NYE is not complete for me without a cocktail (or 2, or 3. . ) so I love this!!! Happy NYE!

  • mira
    Posted at 06:57h, 29 December

    Wow, what a great cocktail roundup! So many recipes I have o try! Love your Dirty Shirley Cocktail! Thanks for including my Pomegranate Martini recipe πŸ™‚ Happy New Year!

  • Heather Christo
    Posted at 07:34h, 29 December

    what an awesome round-up Marla!!! thank you so much for including me πŸ™‚

  • Kare @ Kitchen Treaty
    Posted at 11:14h, 29 December

    Thank you so much for including my Iced Coffeetini! Happy New Year!!!

  • Julie @ Table for Two
    Posted at 11:41h, 29 December

    The most perfect list!! Cheers, Marla!!!

  • Maria
    Posted at 12:55h, 29 December

    Great round up!

  • Erin | The Law Student's Wife
    Posted at 15:27h, 29 December

    This has to be the ultimate cocktail collection! I want one (or three) a day for the next 365 πŸ™‚

    • Marla
      Posted at 04:29h, 30 December

      Awesome!!! Glad to hear it πŸ˜‰ Happy (almost) New Year!xx

  • Trish
    Posted at 09:19h, 30 December

    Hey thanks so much for mentioning the bourbon eggnog! Happy New Year!

  • Sommer @ASpicyPerspective
    Posted at 19:15h, 31 December

    Loving this collection of delicious & tasty cocktails! Thanks dear for including my recipe in your fabulous collection! Wishing you a very Happy New Year!

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