Here’s to the Holidays! Festive Cocktails for your Next Party!

If you’re the hostess with the most-ess this holiday season and looking for a festive drink to serve your party-goers, look no further!  Coffee-mate has conjured up three yummy selections just right for the holidays, that will have guests singing your praises!

Hot Peppermint Mocha ShotsHot Peppermint Mocha Shots

  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup Seasonal Coffee-mate Sugar Free Peppermint Mocha
  • 3/4 bar (3 oz.) dark chocolate baking bar
  • 2 oz. peppermint schnapps
  • Whipped cream

Heat water to boiling in small heavy-duty saucepan with vanilla extract; heat for 1 minute. Reduce heat to medium. Add Coffee-mate and chocolate; whisk until smooth, slightly thickened and hot. Add optional peppermint schnapps. Divide mixture between 6 tall shot glasses; top with dollop of whipped cream and serve.

Spiked NogSpiked Nog

  • 1-1/2 cups hot brewed coffee
  • 1/4 cup Seasonal Coffee-mate Eggnog Latte
  • 3 oz. spiced rum
  • Whipped cream
  • Ground nutmeg (optional)

-Divide coffee, Coffee-mate and rum between two mugs. Top each with whipped cream and sprinkle of nutmeg.

Pumpkin Pie MartiniPumpkin Pie Martini

  • 3 oz. vanilla vodka
  • 3 oz. crème de cacao liqueur
  • 1-1/2 oz. Seasonal Coffee-mate Sugar Free Pumpkin Spice
  • Honey
  • 1 graham cracker, crushed (optional)

-Place graham cracker crumbs in a shallow plate. Lightly rub a small amount of honey around rim of glasses. Invert glasses into crumbs; gently twist so that crumbs coat rims. Fill a cocktail shaker half way with ice. Add vodka, crème de cacao and Coffee-mate and shake well.  Strain mixture into prepared glasses.