3 New Year’s Eve Mocktails for Kids and Families
Celebrate New Year’s Eve, or “Noon Year’s Eve,” with a family-friendly mocktail. If you’re not sure where to start, check out these easy to make recipes. And bonus—the kids can help you to whip up these non-alcoholic mock cocktails!
Pineapple Lime Sparkler
Turn a chilly winter New Year’s evening into a tropical getaway with this sparkling holiday mocktail. Combine one-quarter cup of pineapple juice (either freshly squeezed or store-bought) with one-half cup of a sparkling lime soda. Add a squeeze of lime and garnish with lime and pineapple wedges.
Berry Dazzling Mocktail
Add a dash of your family’s favorite berry juice to a bubbling glass of ginger ale. Pour the mix into a champagne flute. Spear raspberries, blueberries and strawberry slices with a dressed-up skewer . Place the berry skewer into the drink as a festive garnish.
Sweet Holiday Lemonade
Make your own lemonade with freshly squeezed lemons, sparkling soda and sugar. If your family prefers sweet mocktails, add more sugar. But if you want to tone down the dessert factor, leave the drink sugar-free. Mix a batch of limeade or buy a ready-made drink. Pour the limeade into an ice cube tray and freeze the juice. Add the frozen cubes to the lemonade and garnish with fresh fruit. Dress up the cup and coat the rim of the glass in a layer of yellow crystal sugar. Lightly wet the edge of the glass with lemonade and press it into the sugar before you pour the mocktail inside.