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Here’s a curation of recipes for making delicious alcoholic and non-alcoholic Christmas crockpot drinks, such as peppermint hot chocolate, apple cider, mulled wine, spiced cider, hot toddies, gingerbread lattes.
Christmas Crock-Pot Slow Cooker Drinks
I had no idea just how much buying a Crock-Pot would revolutionise my life. Every busy mother should have one.
Seriously, how mind-blowingly brilliant is it to be able to chuck a bunch of stuff (sometimes I even use a recipe) into the pot, switch it on, then return to it hours later to find it has magically produced dinner?!
So the prospect of being able to create Christmassy drinks using my precious slow cooker is almost overwhelming.
But it turns out, it’s a thing.
You know, the thing where you’ve got a 101 chores to do in the run up to having guests around over the holiday period?
You want to wow them with a delicious Christmas drink other than just serving up the usual wine / Bailey’s / coffee / juice / whatever options.
But you don’t have the headspace, let alone the time
Enter the Crock-Pot and its magical drink making powers.
Slow CookeR Christmas Drinks – What’s Not To Love?!
There are two main types of Christmas drink you can make in the Crock-Pot… warm alcoholic drinks and warm non-alcoholic drinks!
Think mulled wine, spiced warm cider, gingerbread lattes and creamy hot chocolates.
Feeling in the mood for a Christmasy drink?
Well here you go, here’s a list of the yummiest looking drink recipes that you can slow cook to wow your friends and family, whilst you’re busy doing other things.
You can thank me later 🙂
Read more: Crock-Pot Christmas Slow Cooker Candy
Crock-Pot Christmas Drinks
Slow CookeR Alcoholic Drinks
1. Slow Cooker Spiced Wine
For warming the cockles of your heart in the coldest of winter days.
Find out how to make it here: Well Plate by Erin
2. Slow Cooker Spiced Apple Cider with Orange
This one is guaranteed to have your home infused with the scent of Christmas as it cooks.
Find out how to make it here: Savoury Nothings
3. Apple Cider Bourbon Whisky Cocktail
Just two ingredients give this cocktail the wow factor on both saving you time and brain-bandwidth.
Find out how to make it here: Growing up Gabel
4. Hot Punch Mulled Pomegranate Drink
A hot punch? Sounds like something you get in a bar brawl. Anyhoo… I love pomegranate, so I will be embarking on slow cooking this for sure.
Find out how to make it here: Holistic Squid
5. Cranberry Cider
Cranberries are So ‘Holiday Season’. This is an absolute must for either Thanksgiving or Christmas.
Find out how to make it here: Kleinworth & Co
6. Hot Buttered Rum
Yum! Rum! When I hear hot buttered, I usually think of toast or hot crossed buns… but rum will more than do.
Find out how to make it here: Tammilee Tips
7. Boozy Peppermint Slow Cooker Hot Chocolate
Now here’s a hybrid of the alcoholic and non-alcoholic.. a boozy hot chocolate. How many ways can I profess my love for this…?
Find out how to make it here: Sweet Recipeas
Slow Cooked Non-Alcoholic Drinks
1. Slow Cooker Eggnog Lattes
Christmas and Eggnog go together like, well, Christmas and Eggnog.
Find out how to make it here: The Magical Slow Cooker
2. Slow Cooker Peppermint White Hot Chocolate
Now this hot milkshake will bring all the boys to the yard… and the girls. Just how much candy sweetness can you get into one drink?!
Find out how to make it here: Mom on Time Out
3. Slow CookeR Gingerbread Latte
Thanks to a certain (allegedly) tax-avoiding coffee chain, gingerbread lattes are now very much part of Holiday Season tradition.
Find out how to make it here: The Cookie Rookie
4. Slow Cooker Salted Caramel Hot Chocolate
I am a chocoholic and I adore salted caramel. This is on my to-make list right now.
Find out how to make it here: Le Creme De La Crumb
So which one will you make first?
It’s a tough choice, but someone’s gotta make it…
Want more Crock-Pot recipes for Christmas yum?
Take a peak at our Crock-Pot Slow Cooker Christmas Candy roundup post.
If this post has got you in the Christmas spirit (no pun… blah blah blah) the hop over to our Christmas section for a whole bunch of festive posts.
A couple of my other favourite Christmas posts at the moment are the one featuring marshmallow crafts that are totally easy to do and Christmas crafts that are easy enough for kids to do on their own, so you can get on with other stuff.
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