12 Cocktails For
A Merry Christmas

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.

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On the fifth day of Christmas…

Candy Cane Lane

Candy Cane Lane

Serves 1

One sip and the minty whoosh of this candy cane cocktail will take your breath away!


  • Splash of grenadine
  • 2-1/2 ounces Van Gogh Blue vodka
  • 1 ounce white crème de menthe
  • 1/2 ounce peppermint schnapps
  • Heavy cream
  • Peppermint candy for garnish


  1. Add a dash of grenadine into the bottom of a chilled martini glass and set aside.
  2. Pour vodka, crème de menthe, schnapps and cream into a shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into the glass with grenadine to create a "swirl" effect.
  3. Garnish with peppermint candy and serve.

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Comments on "12 Days of Christmas cocktails"

dave December 28, 2012 | 9:26 PM

Am I just imagining things or are these recipes sponsored by the Van Gogh liquor company?

Selena Rulata December 21, 2011 | 1:23 AM

i def want to check out this winter wonderland....

Andrea G. December 09, 2009 | 8:43 PM

Where are the remaining 11 recipes for the 12 cocktails for a Merry Christmas???? They were here yesterday and gone today when I wanted to print them!!!!!

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