10 Tasty Drink Recipes to Warm Up Winter Coloring
Embrace the season and soothe your soul by curling up with a steaming hot drink and your favorite adult coloring pages.
By Thea Voutiritsas
Winter is in the air, and that means its time to cozy-up with your coloring pages and a tasty seasonal beverage. Whether you like to wind down with a little cocktail or keep it booze-free, we’ve rounded up a list of recipes sure to bring some holiday cheer to your heart. So slip on a pair of fuzzy socks and warm up head-to-toe with these 10 tasty winter drink recipes for an ultra-cozy coloring session.
1. Peppermint Mocha Latte & “Rock Your Socks-Part 1” by Megan Halsey
This peppermint mocha latte recipe gives Starbucks a run for its money! The resulting beverage is as sweet and chocolatey as classic cocoa but brings in a zing of energy with the peppermint flavor. Delightful and delicious, this recipe pairs perfectly with our “Rock Your Socks-Part 1” coloring page for a coloring sesh that makes you feel all warm and fuzzy inside.
2. Hot Buttered Rum & “One Cup at a Time” by Deborah Muller
This warm and hearty hot buttered rum recipe from Homemade Hooplah is the perfect comfort cocktail for a cozy coloring session. This buttery mixture of sugar, ice cream, and spices is absolutely addicting. We’ve paired it with our “One Cup at a Time” adult coloring page because let’s face it, this one’s almost too tasty to put down.
3. Eggnog & “Charlie Brown Christmas Special” by Peanuts
Love it or hate it, eggnog is as classic as good ole Charlie Brown. So, we decided to pair this super easy eggnog recipe with our “Charlie Brown Christmas Special” coloring page. This recipe uses bourbon and cognac to preserve and sterilize the raw egg. (But if you want to skip the alcohol, this recipe does include instructions for a cooked version in the recipe notes.)
4. Classic Chai Tea & “It’s Raining Gingerbread Men” by Teresa Roberts Logan
Warm, creamy, and spiced with pepper and cardamom, chai tea is pretty much the underdog drink of the holidays. This recipe will put chai tea center stage in your home this year. We think it’s spicy kick pairs perfectly with our “It’s Raining Gingerbread Men” adult coloring page.
5. Hibiscus and Rose Tea & “Thriving Christmas Roses” by Posh Originals
Surround yourself with wintry floral notes for an aromatic, therapeutic coloring session. This recipe from Matters of the Belly incorporates hibiscus, black tea, honey, and rosewater for a colorful and aromatic drink that is pretty much the perfect accompaniment to our “Thriving Christmas Roses” coloring page.
6. Mexican Hot Chocolate & “Fireplace Fulfillment” by Megan Halsey
Enjoy a deep, spicy twist on the classic hot chocolate with this recipe. Notes of cinnamon, brown sugar and cayenne add unexpected smoky warmth to this winter drink. If you’re in for a heartwarming coloring session, pair it with our “Fireplace Fulfillment” adult coloring page.
7. Spiced Mulled Cider & “Thanksgiving Turkey for the Table” by Steve Duffendack
Flavored with allspice, cloves, cinnamon, and bay leaf, this sweet and bright cider is perfect for your next holiday gathering. Make a big batch and let friends and family gather ‘round, sip, and color while waiting for dinner to hit the table.
8. London Fog Tea Latte & “Pullover Patterns” by Megan Halsey
If you’re looking for a soothing and comforting coloring session, a London Fog tea latte is sure to satisfy. This recipe from Bare Feet in the Kitchen combines Earl Grey tea and steamed milk for a rich, elevated flavor. To keep with the British tradition, we’ve paired it with this “Pullover Patterns” coloring page.
9. Pear Manhattan & “Partridge in a Pear Tree” by Posh Originals
This unique twist on a stiff drink is sure to make your cheeks warm. Pear brandy gives this classic cocktail a little holiday twist. Pair it with our “Partridge in a Pear Tree” coloring page for a fun and fruity coloring party.
10. Cran-Rosemary Gin Fizz & “Fall Feast” by Marjolein Bastin
Nature-lovers rejoice! This cranberry-and-rosemary flavored gin fizz brings a bright and sweet zing to your winter drink. Meanwhile, the hint of rosemary keeps it balanced. This light and bright cocktail goes perfectly with our “Fall Feast” coloring page.
Feel free to get creative and change up the flavors to make each recipe your own— just like coloring! Perch next to a crackling fire or frosty window and enjoy your favorite flavors. And whether you prefer to cozy up with friends or fly solo, remember that a happy heart is what the holidays are all about.