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Holiday Cocktail Recipes

Here are some of our favorite recipes to get into the holiday spirit.

Holiday Mule

½ ounce simple syrup
½ ounce unsweetened cranberry juice
1 ½ ounces gin or vodka
2 ounces chilled ginger beer
1 rosemary sprig
Orange slice, for garnish
Sugared cranberries, for garnish

Combine simple syrup, cranberry juice and gin. Pour over ice and top with ginger beer. Serve garnished with rosemary, orange wedge and sugared cranberries, if desired.

Sparkling Celebration 

1/4 cup sugar
1 bottle Burgundy
4 oz. brandy
2 bottles sparkling wine
1 quart sparkling water
Strawberries or raspberries

In a punch bowl, dissolve 1/4 cup sugar in the red Burgundy. Add the brandy, stir and pour in the sparkling wine and the sparkling water. Place a block of ice in the bowl, decorating the top if you wish with strawberries, raspberries or other fruit in season. 

Pear Mimosas

3/4 cup pear nectar
1 bottle champagne
Pear slices for garnish

In champagne flutes, add pear nectar and top with champagne.
Garnish with pear slice. Yields 4 cocktails.

(Recipe courtesy of Delish.com)

White Christmas Margaritas

1 (14 oz.) can unsweetened coconut milk
12 oz. silver tequila
8 oz. triple sec
1/4 c. lime juice
lime wedge, for rimming glass
sanding sugar, for rimming glass
lime slices for garnish
cranberries for garnish

Combine coconut milk, tequila, triple sec, lime juice and ice in a blender. Blend until smooth. Rim glasses with lime wedge and dip in sanding sugar. Pour into glass and garnish with lime and cranberries.

(Recipe courtesy of Delish.com)

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