Holiday Cocktails

As much as I’d like to make every single one of these cocktails, I probably won’t have time. If you make any of these for your holiday gatherings, let me know how they came out.

Mazel Tov Hanukkah Cocktail

4 parts Blue Curacao
2 parts Vodka
6 parts Ginger ale
1 part Lime juice
Lime peel

Prepare a tall glass full of ice then add the Blue Curacao, next add the Lime juice, next add the Ginger ale, next add the Vodka, next add the Lime peel for garnish. A festive sweet and tangy drink with blue color perfect for Hanukkah!

Candy Cane Martini

1 1/2 oz. vodka
1 tsp. peppermint schnapps

Mixing instructions:
Mix all ingredients with ice in a shaker. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Option: Garnish with a small candy cane or create a candy cane “rimmer” with crushed candy canes.

Hanukkah Gelt Martini

2 parts chilled potato vodka
1 part Goldschlager

Combine in a shaker with ice, mix gently and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Serve with Hanukkah Gelt

White Christmas Dream

1 oz. amaretto
1 oz. heavy cream
1 oz. vodka

Mixing instructions:
Mix all ingredients with ice in a shaker . Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Option: Garnish with nutmeg

Egg Nog

6 eggs
1  cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup golden rum
1 pint half and half cream
1 pint milk
Nutmeg

In a large bowl, beat eggs until light and foamy. Add sugar and salt, beating until thick and lemon colored. Stir in rum, cream, and milk. Chill at least three hours. Serve with a sprinkle of nutmeg.

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