holiday drink recipes

Holiday Drink Recipes |

Let’s Party and bring more holiday cheer into our lives with these tasty drink recipes, Smarties! Luscious peppermint infused martinis are refreshing, aromatic, and festive making them ideal for holiday gatherings. Added bonus: these mouth-watering martinis are stunning signature cocktails that are sure to impress guests. I don’t know about you, but I’m feeling more cheerful already! 🙂

Peppermint Martini Recipe |

What you need to make a Peppermint Martini:

  • Cocktail glasses – we used stemless goblets
  • Paper Straws – we used red striped paper straws
  • Peppermints – for garnish
  • 1.5 oz. Vanilla Vodka
  • 1 oz. Peppermint Schnapps
  • 1.5 oz Creme de Cacao
  • Ice – optional


  • Scoop desired amount of ice into your cocktail glass.
  • Combine vanilla vodka, peppermint schnapps, and creme de cacao.
  • Shake and pour over ice.
  • Add red striped paper straw.
  • Garnish with peppermint.

Chocolate Peppermint Martini Recipe |

Need a little chocolate in your life? Us too! This delicious Chocolate Peppermint Martini should do the trick!

What you need to make a Chocolate Peppermint Martini:

  • Cocktail glasses – we used the Renaissance Wine Goblets
  • Paper Straws – we used red striped paper straws
  • Crushed peppermint – for garnish
  • Vanilla or peppermint flavoring syrup – for the rim of the glass
  • Marshmallows – optional
  • 8 oz chocolate milk
  • 1 oz Chocolate Liqueur
  • .5 oz Peppermint Liqueur


  • Dip rim of cocktail glass in vanilla or peppermint flavoring syrup and sprinkle crushed peppermint onto rim of glass.
  • Combine chocolate milk, chocolate liqueur, and peppermint liqueur.
  • Pour into glass.
  • Add red striped paper straw.
  • Add mini marshmallows to taste.

Looking for a tablescape to go along with the martini drink recipes? Check out Holly.

For more holiday drink recipes, learn how to make a Cranberry Bourbon Fizz and a Poinsettia Mimosa!

Party Seriously, Smarties!


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