Toasty Drinks Fit for a Snow Day

When you get snowed in and can’t leave your house, don’t fret! There are plenty of fun options to stay warm and have fun.  One thing you can do is make cozy drinks with ingredients you can easily find in your cabinets. Here is a list of adult beverages and a few for the kids!


Hot Chocolate Whiskey

All you need is brown sugar, lemon, whiskey, milk and then marshmallows or whip cream to top it off! The best part is you can make this drink kid-friendly. Just eliminate the whiskey and substitute it with sprinkles, caramel, or even cookie crumbles. Here is a list of all the things you will need. 

Brown Sugar 




Marshmallows or whipped cream

Hot Buttered Rum 

This buttery rum drink will definitely keep you warm and toasty on a snowy day. Warm your favorite rum and a bit of butter, then add the spices and garnishments list below. Kick back and enjoy the day off with this beverage. 

Warm Rum 



Hot water and Honey 

Pinch of Salt 

Cinnamon Stick 


Warm Hug Hot Vanilla Milk

This one is for all of the Disney fans, especially the young ones! Who doesn’t love  Disney movie Frozen?

Well, you can make a "warm hug" hot vanilla milk! All you need is milk, sugar, vanilla, whipped cream and a few drops of blue food coloring. We can feel the warm hugs already! All of the ingredients are listed below.




Whipped Cream

Blue Food Coloring  

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