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Ah, the 12 Days of Christmas, with its drummers drumming, lords a leaping, geese a laying, and a partridge in a pear tree. Though a favorite holiday song, these days, most people don't have a need or room for all the birds, lords, ladies, maids and pipers. A better way to ring in holiday cheer? Sipping one or all 12 (one each day, of course) of these luscious Christmas cocktails.
On the third day of Christmas…
An elegant presentation of the season's quintessential quaff, this Eggnog Martini is much kinder to your waistline.
2-1/2 ounces eggnog
1 ounce Van Gogh Vanilla Vodka
3/4 ounce Amaretto
Freshly grated nutmeg or ground cinnamon for dusting
Combine eggnog, vodka and Amaretto in a shaker with ice and shake vigorously.
Strain into chilled martini glass. Dust with freshly grated nutmeg or cinnamon.