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Peppermint Cookietini Cocktail

peppermint cookietini cocktail

Peppermint cookies turned into a cocktail recipe?  Why, YES!  It’s the perfect party cocktail drink recipe and the easy to make for the holidays or Christmas! It’s even a great New Year’s drink recipe!  I also have a few ideas to make a version for the kiddos, so read on.  Happy holidays!  If you’re looking for more holiday or cocktail drink recipes, try my RECIPE INDEX for many more ideas.

peppermint cookietini cocktail I had a long list of holiday and Christmas recipes I was going to post this week but I’m having a very difficult time getting back into the holiday spirit here in Connecticut.  I may have to save some recipes for next year.  I was actually all set to post this recipe last Friday but cancelled it after the tragedy at Sandy Hook a few towns over from mine.  I’m trying very hard to get back into the holiday spirit and I’m wishing each of you a very happy, healthy, and peaceful holiday season.  I have so much to be thankful for this year and hope you do too.

This cocktail is a simple and easy party cocktail drink.  The recipe only has a few ingredients.  If you’re looking for a non-alcohol version I’d suggest putting some cream and ice (or vanilla ice cream and a little milk)  into a blender with some crushed candy canes and a little peppermint extract.  You could also add some sugar cookie mix for that cookie flavor.  Yum!

peppermint cookietini cocktail

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Peppermint Cookietini Cocktail
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Recipe type: Cocktail
Cuisine: American
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Serves: 1 large drink or 2 small
Peppermint cookies in cocktail form!
Ingredients
  • 5 tablespoons cream (or milk or half & half)
  • 4 tablespoons cookie dough flavored vodka (such as Pinnacle)
  • 3 tablespoons peppermint schnapps (such as DeKuyper)
  • Garnish (optional): simple syrup, candy canes, and crushed candy canes
Instructions
  1. Place cream, vodka, and schnapps in shaker with ice. Shake with ice about 10 seconds.
  2. Dip glass rim in simple syrup and crushed candy canes if desired. Put a few crushed candy canes in bottom of glass if you'd like, then strain drink into glass. Garnish drink with candy canes if desired.
Notes
SNAPPY TIPS: I put a few crushed candy canes in the bottom of the glass so the bottom of the drink was a pink color. You can also stir the drink with the candy canes to turn the whole drink a light pink color.

SNAPPY SUBSTITUTIONS: Instead of cream, substitute milk, half & half, or even melted vanilla ice cream.

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Comments

  1. 1
    Kate@Diethood says:

    This sounds so, so good! I would probably down about 5 of them… if I wasn’t nursing a 6-month baby, that is. :-D

  2. 3

    This is so cute! What a fun festive cocktail!!

  3. 5

    I always love your cocktails, you are so creative!! Thanks for including the link to my Cranberry Fizz!

  4. 7

    So festive – love this!

  5. 9

    This cocktail looks wonderfully filled with holiday fun and cheer. Happy holidays!

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