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peppermint patty holiday cocktail

This Peppermint Patty “hot toddy” from the Winter 2008 issue of The Nest looks absolutely de-lish! Perfect holiday “dessert cocktail” or signature drink idea for home parties like ornament/cookie exchanges.

Read on for the full recipe…

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PEPPERMINT PATTY

Ingredients
1 oz. peppermint schnapps
½ oz. créme de cacao
1 tsp. créme de menthe
5 to 8 oz. hot chocolate
About 1 oz. whipped cream
Shaved chocolate

Directions
Pour liqueurs into a glass mug, fill with hot chocolate and top with whipped cream. Garnish with chocolate shavings. Now pull out a fresh mug and repeat the recipe for your spouse, friend, or SO (c’mon, this toddy is too tasty to share!).

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peppermint patty holiday cocktail

Check out more fabulous drink recipes – like the champagne-based “Bada Bing” or fruity “Fandango Sangria” – at TheNest.com/cocktails.

Delicious “Peppermint Patty” photo by: Antois Anhiellos