3 Lil Ladies n Me is “making your spirits bright” this holiday season with some fun Christmas Cocktails.
I mean…who doesn’t look forward to all those festive Christmas Cocktails and invites to all the Holiday parties. The ones that you dress up for… or dress down, way down. LoL! I’m always excited to see the beautiful decor and awesome libations my girlfriends mix up. And let me tell you, these ladies cocktail games are on point. They are no doubt huge Pinterest fans or naturally blessed in the party planning department.
Over the years we have all picked our fav’s and this year I’m going to let you (our 3LLM friends) in on our little secret. Sharing two amazing cocktail recipes that will not only be a great companion with those black and white Christmas movies nights, but will also wow your guests or the host of your next party!
- 12 oz White Cranberry Juice
- 48 oz White Wine
- 4 oz Club Soda Chilled
- 4 sprigs Rosemary optional garnish
- 1 cup Cranberries optional garnish
- 1 cup Apple cubed optional garnish
Mix liquids in large pitcher, pour into your favorite cocktail glass. Serve with Rosemary and Cranberries or Apples as garnish!
How about Hot Cocoa with a kick?!?!
Just in case your not a “cold drink in a cold month” type of person here is a nice and steamy spirit to give you all those warm feels. This drink is perfect for those cold winter movie nights at home.
Hot Cocoa with a Kick
- 8 cups Milk we like 2%
- 1 cup Sugar
- 1 cup Baking Cocoa unsweetened
- 2 tsp Vanilla
- 1 tsp Salt
- 1 cup Irish Creme Liqueur we prefer Baileys
- 1 bag Chocolate Chips optional garnish
- 1 can Whipped Cream optional garnish
- 1 container Holiday Sprinkles optional garnish
- 1 bag Marshmallows optional garnish
Combine milk, sugar, cocoa, and salt in saucepan and heat until smooth. After removing from heat stir in vanilla and Baileys.
Pour and garnish in your favorite holiday mugs!!
Now, that you are armed with these super quick and easy recipes. I had one more surprise up my sleve.
Christmas Cocktail gifts for your co-workers and friends.
A couple years ago I was struggling to find a cute but reasonably priced gift for my 12 + co-workers. Then one day we were talking about how cold it was out side and what our favorite cold day drink was. Instant lightbulb!!! A “Hot Cocoa Ornament”!
Quick and Easy… Fill craft ornaments with hot cocoa and miniature marshmallows, add a miniature liqueur, and finish with a cute bow or tag!!
I hope these recipes and ideas help this holiday season sparkle a little more!!