If you're old enough to drink legally, and mature enough to drink responsibly, then you shouldn't hesitate to sip on some festive drinks by the fire. After all, Christmas is the perfect time to let loose and relax. So here are a few festive alcoholic drinks you can sip on while you're waiting for Santa to come down the chimney:
1. Christmas Snowball
For this recipe, you're going to need some Irish Cream, raspberry liquor, and grenadine. Pour all of the items together in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, shake it up, and then strain it into a martini glass. Yes, it's that easy! To top it all off, you can even hang a mini candy cane from the side of the glass!
2. White Fireball Christmas Martini
For this recipe, you're going to need some vanilla vodka, fireball, and amaretto. Pour them all into the glass, and add some coconut milk. Then you should put it into a shaker and shake it all up. The video even shows you how to decorate your martini glass with adorable green and red decorations! That way, everyone you serve the drinks to will feel more like they're at a bar than at your home.
3. Naughty Cocoa
This one is super easy to make. For this recipe, you're going to need vodka, peppermint schnapps, almond milk, chocolate syrup, and a peppermint stick. Just make sure you warm up your almond milk before you mix all of the items together. Once you do, you're ready to drink!
4. Eggnog Shake Recipe
This one needs a lot of ingredients, but it'll all be worth it. After all, this is the perfect season for enjoying eggnog! For this recipe, you're going to need milk, eggs, vanilla, spices, cherry brandy, butter, sugar, and flour. By the end, you'll be eating a cold eggnog shake with crispy gingersnaps.
5. Santa Baby
This video will show you how to create an adorable garnish that'll make your drink look even better than it tastes. All you need for that is a few cranberries and orange slices. Then, for the actual recipe, you're going to need amaretto, cherry brandy, and cranberry juice. After you shake it all up, it'll be ready for you to drink. By the time you're finished, it'll take like Christmas cake!
6. White Chocolate Peppermint Martini
For this recipe, you're going to need vanilla vodka, white chocolate liquor, peppermint schnapps, peppermint candies, and marshmallow sundae syrup. The syrup and the peppermint are meant to be used on the edge of the martini glass. The rest of the ingredients will be used for the actual drink.
7. Christmas Cookie Martini
For this recipe, you're going to need vodka, and mint baileys (to make it taste like peppermint). You could even use some chocolate syrup to line the glass, and some crushed up Oreo cookies to sprinkle on top of the drink. You could also place an entire Oreo on the edge of the glass for an extra adorable look!
Give yourself the gift of liquor by creating these festive drinks! Just don't go overboard, because if you act too naughty, you won't be getting any gifts for Christmas. What's your favorite alcoholic drink to sip on around the holidays?