10 Champagne Cocktail Recipes to Kick Off the New Year!

Celebrating the New Year wouldn’t be the same without popping a bottle of bubbly. Instead of sticking to the traditional glass of Champagne, try these simple yet statement worthy Champagne Cocktail Recipes that will give you a better new years experience!

Godiva Chocolate Champagne

This Godiva Chocolate Champagne cocktail recipe is great for those who have a sweet tooth!

Godiva Chocolate Champagne Cocktail Recipe

 

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients: 

  • Godiva vodka (2oz)
  • Champagne
  • Dark chocolate candy (1)

Directions: 

  • Pour 2 oz of Godiva vodka into a glass
  • Top with champagne and stir
  • Add dark chocolate candy for garnish

Good Fortune Champagne Cocktail

This Fortune Cookie Champagne Cocktail recipe is a fun way to bring a positive outlook to the New Year.

New Years Champagne Recipe - Good Fortune Champagne Cocktail

 

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • Champagne
  • Fortune cookie (1)

Directions:

  • Pour champagne into glass
  • Add fortune cookie to the rim for garnish

Champagne Margarita Recipe

The Champagne Margarita Cocktail adds an extra kick for those who really like to loosen up and have a good time. Tequila is always a good idea!

Champagne Margarita Cocktail Recipe - New Year's Champagne Recipes

 

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • White Tequila (1 oz)
  • Triple Sec (1 oz)
  • Freshly squeezed lime juice (.5 oz)
  • Brut Champagne (2.5 oz)

Directions: 

  • Pour Tequila, Triple Sec, and freshly squeezed lime juice into a shaker with ice and mix well
  • Add champagne to shaker and slowly tilt the shaker side to side 2 times
  • Pour into glass and serve

Rock Candy Champagne

Rock Candy Champagne is a fun drink with easy to put together ingredients. Not only is the recipe super easy, it’s also unique and tasteful.

New Years Champagne Cocktail Recipes - Rock Candy Champagne

 

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • Rock candy on a stick
  • Champagne
  • Sugar for rim

Directions: 

  • Evenly pour sprinkles onto a surface
  • Wet the rim of glass and place the rim on top of sprinkles so it will stick
  • Pour champagne into a glass
  • Add stick of rock candy into the glass facing down

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Champagne Dessert

Save yourself the trouble of making desert — just include it in your drink. Our Champagne Dessert recipe is simple and tasteful.

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • Champagne
  • Vanilla ice cream (2 small scoops)
  • Raspberries (2 tablespoons)

Directions:

Add all ingredients into a champagne glass in the following order:

  • 1 tablespoon of raspberries
  • 1 small scoop of vanilla ice cream
  • top off with champagne (pour slowly along the side of the glass)

Cotton Candy Cocktail

This Cotton Candy Cocktail is another easy and unique New Years recipe that is guaranteed sweet and delicious.

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • Cotton candy (1/2 cup – I used strawberry flavored)
  • Champagne

Directions:

  • Add cotton candy into champagne glass
  • Top with champagne

Champagne Jello Shots

Champagne Jello Shots never disappoint! A tasty and sneaky way to get a nice buzz, fast! Here’s how to make Champagne Jello Shots on New Years, one of our favorites.

Champagne Jello Shots Recipe - New Years Champagne Recipes

Makes 10-15 servings

Ingredients:

  • Champagne (1 bottle)
  • Unflavored Gelatin (3 sachets)
  • Sweetener of your choice (3 tablespoons)
  • colored sprinkles for garnish
  • toothpicks

Directions:

  • Add 1 1/2 cups of champagne and sugar into a sauce pan and mix together
  • Sprinkle the 3 sachets of gelatin on the surface of mixture (DO NOT STIR!)
  • When you notice the gelatin has softened (takes about 3-5 mins), warm the ingredients on low heat
  • Begin to stir the mixture until the gelatin and sugar have dissolved
  • Remove the pan from the stove and slowly stir in the reminder of champagne
  • Pour into an ice tray or cake pan and refrigerate for about 3 1/2 hours
  • Take out the jello cubes from ice tray as-is, or cut jello from cake pan into 1 inch squares
  • Add your desired color of sprinkles to the top for garnish
  • Serve on a tray and put one toothpick into each jello cube for easy serving

Dreamy Bellini

Drink yourself into the clouds with this Dreamy Bellini Cocktail Recipe. It’s simple, and brings the perfect amount of sweetness.   Your taste buds will keep asking for more!

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • Champagne
  • Coconut juice blend (2.5 oz)
  • White sprinkles or sugar for rim

Directions:

  • Evenly pour sprinkles/sugar onto a surface
  • Wet the rim of glass and place the rim on top of sprinkles/sugar so it will stick
  • Pour coconut juice blend into the glass
  • Top with champagne and stir

Blue Dream Cocktail

The Blue Dream Cocktail really is a dream!! Both good looking and yummy, you can’t go wrong with this cocktail recipe.

Blue Dream Cocktail RecipeMakes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • Pineapple juice (1 oz)
  • Blue Curacao (1 oz)
  • Champagne
  • Sugar or sprinkles
  • Lemon or Pineapple slice

Directions:

  • Evenly pour sprinkles onto a surface
  • Wet the rim of glass and place the rim on top of sprinkles/sugar so it will stick
  • Add Pineapple juice and Blue Curacao into a shaker with ice and mix well
  • Pour the mixture into a glass
  • Add Lemon or Pineapple slice to glass rim
  • Top with champagne and stir

(For non-alcohol version: Replace Curacao and champagne with blue Hawaiian Punch and Sprite)


Cranberry Pear Champagne Cocktail

Always a classic, the Cranberry Pear Champagne Cocktail adds a touch of class to traditional champagne in a glass.

Makes 1 serving

Ingredients:

  • Pear flavored vodka (1.5 oz)
  • Champagne
  • Frozen Cranberries for garnish (1/4 cup)

Directions:

  • Pour pear flavored vodka into glass
  • Top off with champagne and stir
  • Add frozen cranberries into glass for garnish

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Additional photos and New Years Champagne recipe concept insight courtesy The Brunette One, Nico and Me, Lauren Conrad, ReceitandoSuzieSweetTooth, TheFrugalNavyWife, The Kitchen is my Playground.

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    Greig Santos-Buch is a Co-Founder at Winetraveler.com and a WSET 2 sommelier. He works with several brands focusing on experiential and immersive-style travel. In his spare time, you can find him hiking with a bottle of Cabernet Franc in his backpack or scuba diving trying to talk a reef shark into trying Swiss wine.

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