12 Cold Weather Cocktails to Make in Your Crock Pot

on December 10, 2015

Well Plated

Oh, the weather outside is frightful...

...but these cocktails are so delightful. Keep the cold weather at bay with slow-simmered sips that will warm you from the inside out.

Boulder Locavore

Hot Buttered Rum

Fill your house with warming scents of the season with this spirit-lifting drink. Both Rweet and spicy, it's perfect topped with a generous serving of whipped cream and freshly grated nutmeg.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Hot Buttered Rum

She Knows

Boozy S'mores Hot Chocolate

Take that childhood favorite up a notch with a healthy dose of Bailey's. Garnish with marshmallows, chocolate discs and graham crackers for a drink that does double duty as refreshment and dessert.

Get the Recipe: Boozy S'mores Hot Chocolate

Alton Brown

Slow Cooker Hot Toddy

This classic cool-weather cocktail is strong enough to see you through sweater season. The traditional combination of scotch brewed with sugar, lemon and nutmeg will have you glowing from head to toe.

Get the Recipe: Hot Toddy

Busy Mommy

Caramel Apple Cocktail

The best part this rum-based beverage? The caramel apple pop garnish! We love this grown-up take on a classic fall favorite.

Get the Recipe: Hot Caramel Apple Cocktail

Get Crocked

Bailey's Irish Cream Coffee

Because, all you really need in life is coffee and booze.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Bailey's Irish Cream Coffee

Well Plated

Slow Cooker Mulled Wine

Mulled wine is a favorite this time of year, and what's not to love about this particular cool-weather combo? Honey, apple, orange, cinnamon, cloves and anise... need we say more?

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Spiced Wine

Healthy Aperture

Crock Pot Cranberry Wassail

We've never managed to figure out what "wassailing" actually means, but if it ends up in a cozy evening nightcap, we're all for it. Wine, cranberry and spices simmer in a slow cooker to make for a superb "crocktail" we can't get enough of.

Get the Recipe: Crockpot Cranberry Wassail

Adventures in Cooking

Hot Buttered Hazelnut Whisky

Hot. Buttered. Hazelnut. Whisky. This baby sells itself.

Get the Recipe: Hot Buttered Hazelnut Whisky

The Cookie Rookie

Pumpkin Pie Cocktail

Give Starbucks a run for their money with this sweet, creamy crocktail recipe. Vanilla and pumpkin liqueurs make for a pumpkin lover's dream.

Get the Recipe: Hot Pumpkin Pie Cocktail

Hungry Girl Por Vida

Slow Cooker Winter Sangria

A nice rosu00e9 fits perfectly in the warmed-up version of this cocktail. Add plenty of fresh fruit to keep things bright and refreshing.

Get the Recipe: Slow Cooker Winter Rosu00e9 Sangria

Growing Up Gabel

Apple Cider Bourbon Whiskey Cocktail

Leave it to Jack to give this cider all the punch it needs. Make a batch for your next holiday gathering, and prepare for the accolades.

Get the Recipe: Apple Cider Bourbon Whiskey Cocktail


Cinnamon Pumpkin Toddy

Made with real pumpkin, this sweet and spicy cocktail is reminiscent of all of your favorite holiday flavors. Garnish and enjoy with fresh whipped cream and a cinnamon stick.

Get the Recipe: Cinnamon-Pumpkin Toddy