Wrap your hands around one of these warming wonders and feel yourself relax a little more with every sip.

From hot chocolate to hot toddy, mulled wine to buttered rum, there’s nothing more comforting than a homemade hot drink on a cold day. Grab your favorite mug and let your worries melt away.

Jamie's Mulled Wine

This boozy recipe is so easy to make and tastes absolutely like Christmas in a glass. Serve warm in a punch bowl with lots of citrus slices, peel, and spices for instant festive cheer.

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Peppermint Hot Chocolate

For a super rich version, use a bar of your favorite dark chocolate — 54 to 70% is perfect. This recipe has just a hint of refreshing mintiness to balance out the rich decadence of the chocolate.

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Irish Coffee

This recipe was the winner of The Best Irish Coffee prize at the 2015 Dublin Whiskey Festival. If it’s the best in Ireland, it might just be the best Irish Coffee in the world.

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Spiced Brandy Apple Cider

A sweet and warming mulled cider gently spiced with maple syrup, cinnamon, cloves and cardamom pods. Made all the better with a dash of brandy stirred through before serving.

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Cinnamon and Tequila Hot Chocolate Cocktails

Ultra thick and rich, this cozy drink from Salt and Wind is basically drinkable ganache with a kick of top-shelf tequila. Use a really good dark chocolate and enjoy the warming spices.

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Riesling Hot Toddy

This warming white wine and brandy cocktail from Serious Eats is made all the more soothing with honey, lemon and cardamom. A perfect alternative to the classic red mulled wine for Riesling fans.

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Ginger Turmeric Apple Cider

A non-alcoholic cider that’s perfect to soothe sore throats, colds, and indigestion. Brew up a batch of this to see you through your sick days and stay warm and hydrated.

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Vanilla Bean Hot Buttered Rum

A simple hot buttered rum recipe from Heart Beet Kitchen, with the welcome addition of vanilla bean and hints of maple. Silky smooth with a slight butterscotch flavor, this is a perfect Butterbeer substitute for Harry Potter fans.

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S'mores Hot Chocolate

Perfectly creamy and sweet with a crumbly graham cracker surprise at every sip. This decadent recipe from Minimalist Baker uses all the best elements of a s’more for a warming winter drink.

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