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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 second day of Christmas...

Festive Christmas cocktails for each of the 12 days

Vanilla dove shots recipe

Yields 2 shots


  • 1 ounce amaretto liqueur
  • 1 ounce Irish cream
  • 1 ounce vanilla vodka
  • Fresh nutmeg (optional)


  1. Layer in two shot glasses each, half an ounce of amaretto liqueur, then top with half an ounce of Irish cream and end with half an ounce each of vanilla vodka.
  2. Sprinkle with a few grates of fresh nutmeg.

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