Apart from the festive lights and tinsel that make up the holidays, there’s nothing quite like the seasonal flavors that come back to town once October hits. Between pumpkin, maple, caramel apples, peppermint, eggnog, gingerbread…the list can go on and on! What better way to utilize some of the most popular seasonal flavors than in milkshakes! Milkshake recipes are quite simple, and can be perfect when enjoyed by yourself or with company. Grab your blender, a ton of ice cream, throw on your Christmas pajamas and let’s get started! Here are 10 holiday-inspired milkshake recipes to enjoy.
1. Pumpkin Pie Milkshake
Pumpkin Pie is a holiday staple. Blending the creamy, sweet pumpkin into vanilla ice cream? Nothing could be better. Celebrate fall and it’s coziness with this particular milkshake recipe.
2. Baileys Pumpkin Spiced Mudslide
If you love all things white-girl-basic about fall, you’ll fall in love with this boozy milkshake recipe. A mudslide is like a 21+ milkshake, but with double the fun!
3. Spiced Rum Caramel Apple Milkshakes
Not only is this milkshake recipe pretty to look at, your belly will be extremely happy with these warm, cozy fall flavors! An adult-twist on a child favorite, caramel apples, is a perfect way to watch Halloween movies or plan a Thanksgiving meal with family or friends!
4. Peppermint Oreo Milkshake
The greatest time of year welcomes in the most iconic holiday flavor: peppermint. Peppermint’s picture-perfect counterpart, chocolate, gives this milkshake recipe the competitive edge when deciding what sweet treat to indulge in. And come on…who doesn’t love Oreos?!
5. Eggnog Milkshake
You either love eggnog, or hate it…but after trying this milkshake recipe, you’re bound to indulge in this holiday treat all Christmas long!
6. Gingerbread Milkshakes
Cookies are a versatile and commonly-used ingredient in creating the perfect milkshake recipes. Gingerbread cookies are no different. The spiced cookie combined with creamy vanilla ice creams makes for a delicious holiday treat.
7. Sugar Cookie Milkshake
Keeping on cookie-trend, sugar cookies are the epitome of Christmas cookies. They’re cute, simple, and delicious…just like this milkshake recipe!
8. Toasted Marshmallow Milkshake
A marshmallow adorning the top of a hot cocoa is every child’s (and lets be real, every adults) favorite part of the warm, winter time treat. Turning a whole milkshake into this nostalgic ingredient makes for the most perfect holiday milkshake recipe!
9. Peppermint Milkshake
Candy canes adorn just about every surface during the holiday season…so why not include their festive flavor into a milkshake recipe! Lover of all things Christmas and peppermint will truly enjoy this milkshake.
10. Frozen Hot Chocolate
Although not quite a milkshake recipe, this frozen treat is a holiday-must! A cool twist on a winter classic will bring a new appreciation of delicious hot chocolate into your life.