Recipes: Christmas Cocktails

Merry Christmas Eve! Whether you’re throwing a big bash or a small, intimate holiday at home, cocktails are a must, right? Keep things festive (hello, candy canes and egg nog!) and delicious with these easy Christmasy cocktails.

Mexican Eggnog

Mexican Eggnog
1 part Sauza® Blue Reposado 100% Agave Tequila
1 part Maker’s Mark® Bourbon
3 parts egg nog
Dash of cinnamon
In a shaker filled with ice combine egg nog, tequila and bourbon. Shake to combine and serve chilled with a dash of cinnamon on top.

Chocolate-Peppermint-Margarita

Chocolate Peppermint Margarita
1 ½ parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
½ part peppermint schnapps
6 parts milk
1 part hot chocolate powder
Candy cane
In a shaker filled with ice, combine all ingredients and shake. Pour into your most festive glass and garnish with a candy cane.

Cranberry Margarita

Cranberry Margarita
1 ½ parts Sauza® Blue Silver 100% Agave Tequila
½ part JDK & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur
1 part cranberry puree
Sanding sugar for garnish
Cranberry Puree:
½ cup freshly squeezed orange juice, about 2 oranges
½ cup sugar
4 ounce package of fresh cranberries
To make the cranberry puree: In a saucepan over medium heat, melt the sugar in the orange juice. Add the cranberries and cook over low heat for 10 minutes. Set aside and let it cool. Blend cranberries in a blender, then strain. In a shaker add crushed ice, 1 ½ part of Sauza® Blue Silver, ½ part of JDK & Sons™ O3 Premium Orange Liqueur, 1 part cranberry puree and shake to mix. Pour drink into a sugar-rimmed martini glass.

Candy Cane Martini

Candy Cane Martini
1 part Skinnygirl® Bare Naked Vodka
1 part Peppermint Schnapps
1 part fat-free sweetened condensed milk
Mini candy cane for garnish
Shake liquids with ice in a cocktail shaker. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with mini candy cane.

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