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12 Days of Christmas cocktails

A Jersey girl through and through, Carolyn grew up spending her summers down in Avalon, NJ. As a young girl, she often cooked alongside her mother and grandmother, whose seafood creations instilled a true passion for fresh, local produce...

Festive Christmas cocktails for each of the 12 days

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. Lucky for you, we've got a Christmas cocktail for each day of Christmas.

On the first day of Christmas...

Festive Christmas cocktails for each of the 12 days

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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