Get into holiday spirit(s) with these cocktail recipes.



Gingerbread Martini
Makes 1 serving

1 ½ oz. Belvedere Vodka
1 oz. Bailey’s
½ oz. Gingerbread Monin syrup
Crushed gingerbread cookie for the rim
Dip glass rim in Gingerbread Monin syrup and crushed gingerbread cookie.

Pour 1 ½ oz. Belvedere, 1 oz. Bailey’s, ½ oz. Gingerbread Monin syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add ice cubes; cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Strain into a chilled martini glass.

Recipe courtesy of the Arizona Biltmore Resort and Spa 

Oatmeal Cookie Martini
Makes 1 serving

1 oz. Baileys
½ oz. Kahlua
½ oz. Goldschläger
½ oz. Butterscotch Schnapps
1 oz. Whipped cream
¼ cup Oreos, crushed for rim
Hershey syrup to dip the rim in and drizzle in glass

For the rim, crush Oreos till crumbled. Set aside in a shallow bowl. Pour Hershey syrup in a separate shallow bowl. Dip the rim of a martini glass into the syrup to coat the outer edge of the rim. Dab the rim into crushed Oreos while slowly turning the glass to the dip the rim into them.
In a martini shaker with strain, add ice, Baileys, Kahlua, Goldschläger, Butter Schnapps and whipped cream, and shake.
Drizzle the inside of the martini glass with Hershey Syrup.
Pour contents of shaker through strain into a martini glass and enjoy!

Recipe courtesy of Bobby Q’s

Chocolate Peppermint Martini
Makes 1 serving

1 oz. Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
1 oz. Crème de Menthe
1 oz. Absolute Vanilla
Splash of cream
Oreo cookie crumbs
Chocolate syrup

First, drizzle the inside of the martini glass with chocolate syrup. Next, rim the glass with Oreo cookie crumbles. Then simply add all other ingredients in a shaker. Shake and serve the rimmed martini glass.

Recipe courtesy of Province at The Westin Phoenix Downtown

White Christmas
Makes 1 serving

1.5 oz Partida Blanco Tequila
.5 oz Domaine de Canton
.5 oz Der Lachs Goldwasser
.5 oz Dolin Blanc Vermouth
1 dash Salt water
2 dashes AZBL Figgy Pudding Bitters

Stir and strain into old fashioned glass full of ice. For the garnish, Rosemary Christmas tree, orange peel star and powdered sugar snow.

Recipe Courtesy The Hermosa Inn & LON’s 

Irish Coffee
Makes 1 serving

2 oz. Jameson Irish whiskey
2 oz. coffee
.5 oz brown sugar syrup
½ cup brown sugar
¼ cup boiling water
Float lightly whipped cream on top.
2 oz heavy cream
2 tsps powdered sugar
Garnish with 3 coffee beans and one piece of mint.

To make the brown sugar syrup, mix ½ cup brown sugar with ¼ cup boiling water. Mix well and bottle.
To make the whipped cream, place 2 oz heavy cream and 2 tsp powdered sugar in mixing tin. Shake without ice for 7 seconds or until cream is lightly whipped where it will pour out and float on the drink.
Pour brown sugar syrup into cup, add coffee, add Jameson, and then top off with whipped cream.
Garnish with 3 coffee beans and one piece of mint.

Recipe courtesy of Crudo