A little simple syrup here, a little creme liqueur there, these cocktail recipes satisfy your sweet tooth. Whether for an after-dinner treat or a brunch favorite, these drinks put a little sugar in your bowl.
deep-red bebbo cocktail in a coupe, garnished with a lemon twist and served on a gray surface
A delicate cocktail coupe rests on an elegant metal bar tray. The drink within is lightly orange with a thick white foam head; a slice of orange peel floats on it. The background of the image is almost entirely solid red.
Earl Grey Marteani
Irish Coffee Cocktail in glass mug next to a jar of cream
Irish Coffee
A Collins glass filled with bright yellow punch garnished with a pineapple slice and a sprig of fresh mint.
Reggae Rum Punch
Mojito cocktail
spiced eggnog cocktail in a wine glass with fresh nutmeg on top
Spiced Eggnog
A pair of hands pour a steaming ladleful of mulled wine into a clear glass mug. The background with a crock pot full of mulled wine is just out of focus.
Hit Me Baby One More Glühwein
Four punch glasses with beaded glass handles sit on a blue surface next to an elegant punch bowl. The bowl and mugs are filled with a golden punch over ice, garnished with lemon and star anise.
Champagne Holiday Punch
A glass jar shaped like a honey bear sits on a reflective black bar top. It’s filled with a honey-toned drink and garnished with an edible red flower and a sprig of rosemary. A clear plastic straw juts from the mouth of the jar.
Bear With Me, Honey
The Spice Is Right
devil's margarita cocktail next to limes and red wine bottle
Devil’s Margarita
Grave Digger
A creamy Eggnog drink fills a rocks glass with a heavy clear base. The drink is garnished with nutmeg and an orange peel, and the background is hazy.
bourbon old fashioned
Bourbon Old Fashioned
long island iced tea cocktail
Long Island Iced Tea
two kamikaze shots side-by-side on a pink surface
daiquiri cocktail in a coupe with a lime twist garnish
A copper mug with a handle and hammered finish sits on a blank, blue backdrop. The mug is filled with ice, and garnished with fresh ripe cranberries and a slice of green apple.
Apple Cranberry Moscow Mule
A glass of iced tea sits on a white surface, garnished with blue berries and strawberry pieces cut into stars, as well as a mint leaf. A pitcher of the same is in the background, and a white ramekin to the side holds more of the garnish.
Bourbon Strawberry Iced Tea
Samarian Sunset
Brandy Sangaree
Brandy Sangaree
Gold Rush cocktail in an engraved rocks glass with single large ice cup and lemon twist, on a dark marble background
Gold Rush
Bourbon and Root Beer cocktail on yellow surface with red-and-white straw
Bourbon & Root Beer
A glass mug holds a lush, golden-brown serving of Hot Buttered Rum. Its pale surface is flecked with nutmeg, and a cinnamon stick rests across the mouth of the mug. The background is pale blue, and the surface a light gray.
Hot Buttered Rum
Cucumber Cleanse cocktail
Cucumber Cleanse
Beet Rose
Blood and Sand in a cocktail glass with an orange peel garnish
Blood & Sand
sparkling watermelon punch cocktail served in a mini watermelon with lime wheels, mint and straws
Sparkling Watermelon Punch
Tom Collins cocktail garnished with a lemon wheel and cherry
Tom Collins
A margarita with a large sprig of fresh mint is centered in the photo on a marble slab. It is surrounded by green: limes, jalapeños and avocado.
Spicy Mint Avocado Margarita
A Tiki glass with white markings holds a golden Mai Tai. Crushed ice, mint and a lime wedge pick from above the lip of the glass. The background is wood lines, and the drink rests on a wicker mat.
Latitude 29 Mai Tai
blue hawaiian cocktail with pineapple and umbrella garnish, set against a yellow background
Blue Hawaiian
Bourbon Rosemary Punch
Brown Derby cocktail in high-stemmed coupe glass, with a head of foam and orange twist, on a light colored background
Brown Derby
Tequila Sunrise
Tequila Sunrise
A stemmed Champagne flute bubbles with a crimson colored drink. Three berries on a silver skewer rest in the glass. The background is out of focus gray and blue mottled wallpaper.
New Year’s Sparkler
pisco sour cocktail with three drops of bitters on top, served on a silver tray
Pisco Sour
pimm's cup cocktail with cucumber, mint and strawberry garnishes
Pimm’s Cup
Sidecar cocktail
Caipirinha cocktail in a rocks glass with limes, served on a bamboo mat
hot buttered rum batter in a sealed mason jar
Hot Buttered Rum Batter
Whiskey Sour cocktail next to fruit, bitters and jigger
Whiskey Sour
butterbeer cocktail in a mug next to harry potter book and glasses
“Harry Potter” Butterbeer
hand holding the stem of an espresso martini cocktail
Espresso Martini
bermuda rum swizzle cocktail on blue surface next to green plant
Bermuda Rum Swizzle
Reddish-hued French Martini in silver-rimmed coup glass, on bronze tray
French Martini
Dark n Stormy cocktail
Dark ’n Stormy
Scofflaw cocktail
absinthe drip with sugar cube and slotted spoon
Absinthe Drip
Purple-hued Aviation cocktail in a coupe with a cherry garnish
purple-hued Peeping Tom cocktail in a coupe, garnished with two yellow Peeps marshmallows
Peeping Tom
toblerone cocktail beside toblerone chocolate bar and honey syrup
Hot Toddy cocktail in a glass mug with lemon wheel and cloves
Hot Toddy
Singapore Sling cocktail
Singapore Sling
White Russian cocktail
White Russian
two eggnog cocktails with cinnamon sticks and nutmeg garnish
sea breeze cooler cocktail with straw and mint garnish
Sea Breeze Cooler
two tumblers of Green Beast punch with cucumbers, sitting in front of a full punch bowl with ice, cucumbers and ladle
Green Beast
New York Sour cocktail in a rocks glass on a sunny countertop
New York Sour
French Harvest cocktail
French Harvest