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These Christmas Themed Cocktails Will Leave You With That Warm Yuletide Feeling

Nicole Barylski

Kim Crawford Wines Hot Peppermint Mocha Shots. (Courtesy Photo)

Looking for a festive cocktail to add to your holiday celebration?

Kim Crawford Wines Hot Peppermint Mocha Shots:

 • 4 oz. Kim Crawford Pinot Noir
 • 3 tbsp Powdered Baking Cocoa or Sweet Ground Chocolate
 • 3 oz. Hot Coffee
 • 3/4 oz. Crème de Cacao (brown or white)
 • 3/4 oz. Crème de Menthe
 • Dollop of Whipped Cream, for garnish

Pine Trees and Wines, Please. (Courtesy Photo)

Directions: Pre-warm small insulated "shot" cups. In a saucepan, combine baking cocoa with hot coffee to make into a rich syrup. Add crème de cacao and Kim Crawford Pinot Noir and stir until ingredients are hot. Pour into pre-warmed cups in 2-3 oz. servings. Garnish with a small dollop of whipped cream.  

Pine Trees and Wines, Please:

Makes 8 servings

 • 1 bottle of Bai Brasilia Blueberry
 • 1 bottle of Red Wine
 • 1 cup of Fresh Cranberries
 • 4 or 5 Cinnamon Sticks
 • 1 tbsp. Cloves
 • 4 or 5 Anise
 • 2 Sliced Oranges

Directions: Add all ingredients to a pan and bring to a simmer. Serve warm.

Holy Nightcap:

 • 1 1/2 parts Amarula Cream Liqueur
 • 1 part Vodka
 • 1 tsp Cocoa Powder
 • 1 scoop of Chocolate Ice Cream
 • Whipped Cream, for garnish
 • Chocolate Shavings, for garnish

Directions: Blend all the ingredients together in a blender with crushed ice. Add the whipped cream on top. Garnish with chocolate shavings.

Nicole is the Editor-in-Chief of Hamptons.com where she focuses on lifestyle, nightlife, and mixology. She grew up in the Hamptons and currently resides in Water Mill. www.hamptons.com NicoleBarylski NicoleBarylski

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