Christmas Cocktailing

The days leading up to Christmas are exciting, but they're stressful too! Between planning and attending holiday parties, buying and wrapping gifts, traveling and decorating, we have plenty of reasons to sip a cocktail or 12.

Berry & Pear Tree Martini

On the first day of Christmas...

Berry & pear tree martini recipe

Yields 1 martini


  • 3 ounces pear vodka
  • 1-1/2 ounces cranberry juice
  • 1-1/2 ounces blackberry brandy
  • Juice of half a lemon
  • Few drops simple syrup
  • 1 pear (optional)


  1. Put all of your ingredients into a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake well and strain into a martini glass.
  2. Garnish drink with a pear slice.

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Comments on "12 Days of Christmas cocktails"

Lisa December 10, 2012 | 10:51 AM

LOVE this idea! I'm all about the "12 Days of Christmas" something...and why not add cocktails to the list?! Thanks!

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