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Christmas cocktail party: Appetizer and cocktail pairings your guests will love

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Holiday pairings

You often hear about the perfect wine and food pairings, but what about other cocktails? If you are hosting a holiday cocktail party, consider one of these pairings of cocktails and appetizers.

Holiday pairings

Mojitos and deviled eggs

Normally thought of as a summertime cocktail, minty mojitos are also a fun drink for the holiday season. Pair them with bacon deviled eggs for a unique pairing of flavors.

Find out how to make a mojito >>

Bacon deviled eggs


  • 12 hard-boiled large eggs
  • 4 slices cooked bacon, crumbled
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 2 Tablespoons green onions, diced
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons mustard
  • salt and pepper to taste


  1. Cut each egg in half lengthwise and gently scoop out the yolks into a bowl.
  2. Mash yolks with bacon, mayo, onions and mustard until well combined.
  3. Add salt and pepper to taste.
  4. Spoon 1 tablespoon of mixture into each egg white half.
  5. Cover with plastic wrap and chill for two hours before serving

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