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Gingerbread Apple Christmas Cocktail

Gingerbread Apple Alcoholic Christmas Drink

Apple cider and gingerbread cookies have long been holiday favorites and are especially common around the Christmas season. This year, you can have your favorite flavors with a kick and a splash of Christmas spirit with this Gingerbread Apple Christmas Cocktail.

You Will Need:
2 ounces of Domaine de Canton
1 ounce of Vanilla Vodka
2 1/2 ounces of Apple Cider
A Few Drops of Lemon Juice
Agave Syrup
Orange Zest

Coat the rim of your cocktail glass with the agave syrup and follow with spiced crushed graham cracker crumbs. Leaving the orange zest aside, vigorously shake your remaining ingredients in a cocktail shaker for twenty seconds. Strain the mix into the prepared cocktail glass and garnish with the orange zest.

If you’re a fan of alcoholic Christmas drinks and are seeking a little inspiration from your favorite holiday flavors, this holiday beverage guide will leave you with beautiful Christmas cocktails that you can enjoy year after year.

What are some of your own favorite ingredients to use in your alcoholic Christmas drinks?


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Christmas Cocktails: Sugar Cookie Martini

 

During the holidays, Christmas cocktail recipes can be a great alternative to the traditional tastes of wine and beer that may often be found throughout the rest of the year. That’s why this Sugar Cookie Martini is next up as one of the best Christmas alcoholic drinks. What really makes this Christmas cocktail a holiday delight is that it contains many of the tastes and flavors of the winter holidays. There’s little wrong to be done when you combine Irish cream, vanilla, sugar cookie and butterscotch. These flavors, combined with a beautiful creamy color and taste, make this Sugar Cookie Martini a major holiday success, earning its place as one of the top alcoholic Christmas drinks.

Sugar Cookie Martini

You Will Need:
1 crushed Sugar Cookie
2 ounces of Irish Cream
1 ounce of Vanilla Vodka
1 ounce of Butterscotch Schnapps

Take a chilled martini glass and coat the rim with water. Next, dip it into the sugar cookie to garnish. In a cocktail shaker, combine the rest of your ingredients and shake vigorously for twenty seconds. Strain into the glass and garnish with cinnamon, nutmeg or chocolate shavings.

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Candy Cane Christmas Cocktail

Who doesn’t love candy canes? Better yet, who doesn’t love a good cocktail? Second on the list of best alcoholic Christmas drinks, this candy cane Christmas cocktail is a great holiday treat. These candies are popular throughout the Christmas season and are often used to decorate Christmas trees as well as in favorite holiday recipes such as cookies and cakes, dessert bars and, yes, alcoholic Christmas drinks. This candy cane Christmas cocktail puts a new twist on two of your favorites.

Candy Cane Christmas Cocktail

You Will Need:
1 ½ ounces of Vanilla Vodka (recommended: Smirnoff)
1 ½ ounces of White Chocolate Liqueur
¾ ounce of Peppermint Schnapps
Grenadine

With a chilled cocktail glass, dip the rim of your glass into a shallow dish of grenadine. In a cocktail shaker, combine your vanilla vodka, chocolate liqueur and peppermint schnapps with 1/3 cup of shaved ice nd shake vigorously for at least twenty seconds. Strain the cocktail into your glass and garnish.

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