The best way to ward off winter chill? Festive, flavorful mocktails that the whole family can enjoy. These recipes are just the thing for a holiday gathering (or a fun after-school treat), and they’re a delicious way to get cozy on the quick. From slow cooker mulled cider to Harry Potter’s Butterbeer, check out the recipes below and sip away!

Apple Pie Punch

It’s apple pie meets festive drink! This recipe from Frugal Momeh combines apple cider, pear nectar and ginger ale to create a drink that Johnny Appleseed himself would be happy to sip on through fall, winter, and beyond.

photo: Frugal Momeh


What’s your favorite drink to celebrate with the kids?

— Abigail Matsumoto & Christal Yuen

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