Holiday Cocktails

We are dying to try some of these fantastic looking cocktails before the end of the holiday season! There are tons of recipes, guaranteeing something for everyone.

Ingredients
Ice
1 1/2 oz. vodka
1/2 oz. DeKuyper Buttershots liqueur or butterscotch schnapps
1/4 oz. real maple syrup
1 oz. half-and-half
Fresh-ground nutmeg


Directions
Pour liquid ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously. Strain into a martini glass and top with fresh-ground nutmeg.


Read more at: http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/maple-butter-kiss-recipe.html

Candy Cane Cooler 

Ingredients
1 tbs. crushed candy cane or peppermint candy
1 1/2 oz. mint-infused vodka
1/2 oz. B&B (Benedictine and brandy)
1/2 oz. half-and-half
Ice
Peppermint stick
Mint sprig for garnish
 

Directions:
Place crushed candy cane bits into pint glass. Muddle the candy cane slightly, breaking up the bigger pieces. Do not over-muddle into a powder. Add vodka, brandy and half-and-half and stir. Pour into a shaker with ice. Shake lightly to chill and strain into old-fashioned glass full of ice. Add a peppermint stick and stir. Garnish with a mint sprig. 

Read more at: 
http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/candy-cane-cooler-recipe.html?oc=linkback