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Come Party With Me: Ugly Sweater — Drinks


It's safe to say that a lot of alcohol will be consumed at your Ugly Sweater party. It's a shindig that starts later in the night, so guests will be excited and in the mood. When they arrive, offer them a cheesy cocktail or a scrumptious shot. Sandra Lee's Glacer-tini is bright green and sophisticatedly trashy, while a Slippery Santa shot is deliciously dark and potent.

Have plenty of beer and wine on hand. Expecting a large crowd? Splurge on a keg. Champagne and sparkling apple cider are festive crowd pleasers, so stock up on a few bottles. Sparkling and still water are a must.

For the holiday-themed cocktail recipes, read more.



Glacer-tini
From Sandra Lee

Ice cubes
1 part vanilla liqueur (recommended: Liqueur 43)
2 parts blue-colored tropical fruit liqueur (recommended: Hpnotiq)
Lemon-lime soda
1 rock candy swizzle stick

  1. In a glass pitcher or cocktail shaker filled with ice, add vanilla liqueur, tropical fruit liqueur, and top with lemon-lime soda.
  2. Stir and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a clear rock candy swizzle stick and serve.

Serves 1.




Slippery Santa
From Cocktail Times

1 oz Blavod Black Vodka
1/2 oz oz Cinnamon schnapps
Whipped cream
Garnish: Maraschino cherry

  1. Pour vodka and cinnamon schnapps in a shot glass and top with whipped cream and garnish with a maraschino cherry (or a red hot candy).

Serves 1.

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