Festive Holiday Cocktails from SMIRNOFF

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It’s (almost!) the most wonderful time of the year! The season of cheer and joy is quickly approaching, and this means fun holiday parties with friends and family.

And what a holiday party without some cocktails, right?!

Check out a few delicious, fun and festive cocktail recipes that are a perfect fit for all holiday entertaining occasions. Made with Smirnoff’s holiday favorite, Smirnoff Peppermint Twist, the classic Smirnoff No. 21 (because ho, ho, ho – it’s now non-GMO) and the *NEW* limited-edition Smirnoff No. 21 Holiday Ornament Bottles.

These cocktail recipes are sure to be a hit at all celebrations. The best part? They won’t break the bank!



PEPPERMINT CRANBERRY MOSCOW MULE, Courtesy of Kendra Darling, Simply Darrling

(Makes 1 Cocktail)

Peppermint Cranberry Moscow Mule

1.5 oz. Smirnoff Peppermint Twist

2 oz. Cranberry Juice

6 oz. Ginger Beer

Sugar coated Cranberries & Mint for garnish


In a cocktail shaker, combine Smirnoff Peppermint Twist and cranberry juice with ice. Shake. Fill a copper mug with ice, pour the vodka & juice over the ice. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with sugar coated cranberries and mint.


ORANGE & PEPPERMINT HOT CHOCOLATE, Courtesy of Kendra Darling, Simply Darrling

(Makes 1 Cocktail) 

Orange & Peppermint

1 oz. Smirnoff Peppermint Twist

0.5 oz. Triple Sec

8 oz. Hot Chocolate


Combine hot chocolate, triple sec, and Smirnoff Peppermint Twist in a mug. Stir, and serve with a candy cane. Garnish with a candied orange peel.


SMIRNOFF HOLIDAY PUNCH, Courtesy of Kendra Darling, Simply Darrling

(Makes 12 Servings)

Smirnoff Holiday Punch

10 oz. Smirnoff No. 21 Holiday Ornament Vodka

12 oz. Cranberry-Raspberry Juice

4 oz. Pineapple Juice

20 oz. Orange Juice

2 oz. Lime Juice

1 Bottle Sparkling Wine

Raspberry Sherbet

Slices of Limes, Oranges and frozen cranberries


Combine all the juices in a punch bowl. Stir in the Sparkling wine and the Smirnoff No. 21 Holiday Ornament Vodka. Garnish with slices of limes, oranges, and frozen cranberries. Place a ball of raspberry sherbet into a glass. Ladle punch into the glass


ORNAMENT COCKTAIL, Courtesy of Kendra Darling, Simply Darrling

(Makes 1 Cocktail)


Smirnoff Ornament Cocktail

1.5 oz. Smirnoff No. 21 Holiday Ornament Vodka

2 oz. Pomegranate Juice

0.5 oz. Simple Syrup

Splash Lime Juice

Pomegranate Seeds & Mint Leaves for garnish


Mix together the Smirnoff No. 21 Holiday Ornament Vodka, simple syrup, and juices. Use a funnel to pour into a clear ornament. Place Pomegranate seeds and mint leaves into a martini glass. To enjoy, pour the cocktail into the martini glass


HOLIDAY COSMO, Courtesy of Megan Marlowe, Strawberry Blondie Kitchen

(Makes 1 Cocktail)

Smirnoff Holiday Cosmo

1.5 oz. Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka

1 oz. Orange Liqueur

4 oz. Cranberry Pomegranate Juice

Lemon twist

Candy rim

Cranberry skewer


Rim a martini glass with water and dip into edible glitter. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka, orange liqueur and cranberry pomegranate juice. Shake until chilled. Pour into martini glass and garnish with cranberries.


AUTUMN HARVEST PUNCH, Courtesy of Megan Marlowe, Strawberry Blondie Kitchen

(Makes 16 servings)

Smirnoff Autumn Harvest

3 cups Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka

2 apples, cored and thinly sliced

2 pears, cored and thinly sliced

1 lemon thinly sliced

5 ¾ cups Apple cider

1/4 cup fresh lemon juice

4 cinnamon sticks

4 pods star anise

Rosemary sprigs


Into a punch bowl, add sliced apples, pears and lemon. Pour in apple cider, Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka and lemon juice. Garnish with cinnamon sticks, clove and fresh rosemary springs. Stir to combine and chill until ready to serve. Right before serving, add in 1 liter ginger ale.




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