December 18, 2008

Peppermint Twist

Treats to celebrate the holidays!

1. Candy Cane Cocktail by Sandra Lee
(Serves one)
1 shot vanilla
1 shot white chocolate liqueur
1 shot peppermint schnapps
Candy cane for garnish
Add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a martini glass. Add candy cane.

2. Polar Espresso by Sandra Lee
(Serves one)
1 shot espresso, cooled
1 shot white chocolate liqueur
1/2 shot peppermint schnapps
1 shot half-and-half
Whipped cream and cocoa powder for garnish
Combine all ingredients except garnishes in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake and pour into martini glass. Garnish with whipped cream and dust with cocoa powder.

3. Peppermint Chocolate Coffee by Paula Deen
(Serves one, non-alcoholic)
1 tablespoon chocolate syrup
2 tablespoons peppermint syrup
1/2 cup hot brewed coffee
Whipped cream and chocolate shavings for garnish
Fill a mug with all the ingredients except garnishes and stir. Top with whipped cream and chocolate shavings.

4. Williams-Sonoma Peppermint Snow hand soap and lotion
$25.99 for a gift set that includes soap, lotion and a stand for both or $5.99 each

5. Williams-Sonoma Peppermint bark, $26.50

6. Williams-Sonoma Peppermint North Poles, $11.99
These are great for stirring in your hot chocolate or coffee. Add to the drinks above!

7. Crate and Barrel Dark Chocolate Peppermint Fondue, $9.95
I've tried the regular dark chocolate, and it is delicious!

8. Candy Cane Marshmallows, recipe by Martha Stewart
Recipe can be found here.


ClassyEventDiva said...

I want to try each of those drinks - YUM!! (with you by my side) I don't know why I didn't start this before now...such fun!

Lilly P. Wannabe said...

Yummy!! Who doesn't love peppermint around the holidays?!

Lilly P. Wannabe said...

Ironic... but I just tagged you on my blog for a candy cane tag!

Amanda C. Bee said...

Peppermint Bark! Yum-my! Love the recipes for holiday drinks!

QueenBeeSwain said...

LOVE peppermint bark! peppermint ice cream too! oh yum!


Molly said...

Fabulous! Thank god I turn 21 next Saturday, totally making these!

Pink Preppy Party Girl said...

Oh, I love this post! I wish I could purchase those marshmallows already made.

thepreppyprincess said...

This one is full of yummy ideas Miss Tutu, especially that Paula Deen drink!

Thank you for posting all of these for us to try!

The Fabulous Life of a Southern Belle said...

This is great stuff! I am def. going to try the Paula Dean coffee and candy cane cocktail. You can also get the Peppermint Mocha Twist from Starbucks!

Preppy 101 said...

Hey! You won my giveaway for the Dabney Lee Calendar + other goodies!! Check my blog for more info!! Congratulations :-)

Blog Design by Sweet Simplicity