Holiday cocktail tips and ideas

candy cane martini

candy cane martini

By Jalynn Dukes and By Jalynn Dukes

The holidays can be a crazy time. Finding time to visit all your family members, prepping food and getting gifts is hectic. When it’s all said and done, wind down in the evening with one of these four hand-picked cocktails.

 

1. Eggnog Mudslide

· 1 part Kahlua

· 1 part vodka

· 2 parts eggnog

· whipped cream

· ground nutmeg

 

Instruction:

1. Combine Kahlua, vodka and eggnog in a cocktail shaker with ice.

2. Shake well, then strain into glasses.

3. Top with whipped cream and ground nutmeg.

https://www.lemontreedwelling.com/2016/12/eggnog-mudslide.html

 

2. Holiday Punch

· 1 (12 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate

· 1 (12 ounces) frozen limeade concentrate

· 4 cups cranberry juice cocktail

· 12 ounces vodka

· 1 (2 liters) 7UP®

· ice cubes

· cranberries, optional

 

Instruction:

1. In a large bowl, over ice, combine all of the liquid ingredients.

2. Top with cranberries, for garnish, and serve.

https://deliciouslysprinkled.com/holiday-punch/

 

3. Jingle Juice

· 1 bottle (750 milliliters) Whipped Vodka

· 1 bottle pink champagne or sparkling rosè

· 1 2-liter bottle of Cherry 7UP®

· Cranberries (optional)

 

Instruction:

1. In a large bowl, over ice, combine all of the liquid ingredients.

2. Top with cranberries, for garnish, and serve.

https://inspiredbycharm.com/2015/12/jingle-juice-holiday-punch.html

 

4. The North Pole

· 1 ½ ounces Grey Goose Cherry Noir Vodka

· ½ peppermint schnapps

· 1 ounces heavy cream

· 1 ounces chocolate syrup

· mini candy canes (optional)

 

Instruction:

1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled with ice.

2. Shake well and drain into glass.

3. Top with optional candy canes and serve.

http://www.cosmopolitan.com/food-cocktails/g2586/christmas-cocktails/?slide=10