This Holiday Hustler Cocktail is smooth, creamy and tastes exactly like the inside of an Andy’s mint. It’s gorgeous color makes it perfect to serve to the adults at your Christmas gathering! Happy Christmas Eve’s Eve, friends!
Hopefully you guys are ready for the big day, because hate to break it to you, but if you aren’t… well, you might not ever be. At least not this year. Which is totally fine! We can be friends who aren’t doing anything together!
Okay, that isn’t entirely true. Boy and I are going out to a romantic dinner tomorrow and then I am going to cook us a nice surf n’ turf meal (in my pajamas) on Christmas. So, we are celebrating… we are just doing it in low key style. Anyways, since I figured, or hope, you guys have your menu planned out, I decided to share a fabulous cocktail perfect for Christmas or Christmas Eve with you all.
This holiday hustler is creamy, smooth, peppermin-tastic, and has the consistency of a thin milkshake. It tastes exactly like the inside of an Andy’s mint or like a boozy version of a Shamrock Shake. Not only is this libation a party for the taste buds, it also is festively fun and gorgeous. Just look at that minty green color!
If you want to get really Christmas-y with it, I suggest adding a candy cane to the glass as a stirrer. And if you really want to indulge, a little whipped cream on top never hurt anybody. 😉
This cocktail is a fabulous alternative if you are sick and tired of eggnog, or if you are like me and detest eggnog. I urge you to add the Holiday Hustler to the desert portion of your Holiday evening, I pinkie promise you are going to gulp it up! Until next time*, Cheers and warmest wishes for a very Merry Christmas, friends!
*I will be back on Monday to share a great New Year’s Eve appetizer with you all! 😉
**Disclosure: I received free bottles of various flavored Irish Cream from my friends over at Saint Brendan’s for my own personal tasting. I loved their holiday flavors of Irish Cream so much I freely chose to develop a drink with it. For more flavors and great recipes check out their website here.
- 2 ounces Saint Brendan's Peppermint Bark Irish Cream
- 1 ounce Green Crème de Menthe
- ½ ounce Chocolate Hazelnut Vodka
- 3 ounces Original Almond Milk
- 1 cup Ice
- Mint Sprig for garnish
- Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
- Pour into desired glass and garnish with mint sprig.
- Optional - top with whipped cream and crushed candy canes.
*Recipe from Saint Brendan’s
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