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Friday, December 2, 2011

Christmas Cocktails

Start your weekend off with a tasty Christmas Drink!  Are you hosting a Holiday Party this weekend, having a girls night, or just having friends over for dinner? Serve these delish holiday drinks...they will be sure to get everyone in the Christmas spirit!

Holiday Sangria
*1 bottle ginger ale
*1 cup sugar
*1 tsp ground cinnamon
*½ tsp ground nutmeg
*½ tsp ground clove
*3 to 4 apples
*3 oranges or tangelos
*6 to 10 cinnamon sticks
*1/2 bag of cranberries
*2 bottles Merlot


1. Combine Merlot, sugar, cinnamon, nutmeg, and cloves, in a medium pot. Let simmer for ten minutes, stirring occasionally until sugar is dissolved.

2. Pour immediately into a sealed pitcher or other container. Chop apples and oranges, and add them along with the cinnamon sticks to the mixture. Cover and refrigerate for at least 24 hours.  Add ice and ginger ale to serve.

3. For a more carbonated drink, add the ginger ale to the wine after it's cooled

**Serves 8-10

Spicy Gingerman


1 oz Vanilla Vodka
1 oz Hazelnut liqueur1/2 oz Butterscotch Schnapps2 oz Ginger Beer
Cinnamon stick (For garnish/stirring)

1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker and shake over ice. 
2. Pour over ice into a glass
3. Garnish with Cinnamon stick.
**Serves 1
I am co-hosting my company holiday party this weekend and will be enjoying the Holiday Sangria! Happy Friday, Lovelies! 

Xoxo- Jamee

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