26th November 2007

Holiday Special – “12 Days of Cocktails”

As we all know the day following Thanksgiving, AKA “Black Friday”, is the unofficial start to the Holiday Season… So, with that, I’m sure 99% of you have heard of “The 12 Days Of Christmas” song… Well I give you SizzUp’s “12 Days of Cocktails” To start your holiday season of right… For the next 12 days you will get my top 12 cocktails for the holiday season… Enjoy, here’s #1:

“On the first day of cocktails my true love gave to me…”

Peppermint Patty

Ingredients:

2 ounces vodka
1 ounces peppermint schnapps
1/2 ounces white creme de cacao

Directions:

  1. Combine ingredients in a shaker with ice.
  2. Stir gently and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

To add a fun detail, crush a candy cane (or other peppermint candies) in a coffee grinder. Dip the rim of the cocktail glasses in water or liquor and then dip the rim in the ground candy mixture.

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