9 Delicious Ways to Toast in the New Year

When it is time to ring in the New Year, raise a glass filled with a delicious cocktail or mocktail. The nine recipes below are festive fun drinks sure to please a crowd. Some contain alcohol, some do not, and some can be customized either way. These special twists on apple cider, sangria, hot chocolate, mojitos, and champagne will inspire you to get creative for the New Year's toast.

For those following a gluten-free diet, take precaution when pouring the alcohol as not all brands or liquor are created equal. Double-check labels and brand websites.

Reminder: Always make sure your work surfaces, utensils, pans, and tools are free of gluten. Always read product labels to confirm the product is gluten-free. Manufacturers can change product formulations without notice. When in doubt, do not buy or use a product before contacting the manufacturer for verification that the product is free of gluten.