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Holiday Cocktail: Peppermint Patty

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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

By |2018-02-12T18:29:53+00:00December 3rd, 2008|Christmas, Cocktails|

About the Author:

Jennifer Sbranti is the founder of Hostess with the Mostess®, a creative living and party planning resource established in 2006. She lives in Northern California with her husband, Sonny, and daughters Macy (8) and Rylie (6). Sbranti’s work has been featured in media outlets such as Good Morning America, The Today Show, Real Simple, People, InStyle Weddings, and Extra! TV. She has designed creative content and unique live events for several well-respected brands, including Mattel, Coca-Cola, The Hershey Company, Toys”R”Us, Pottery Barn Kids, and Starbucks.

15 Comments

  1. Lisa December 3, 2008 at 5:03 pm

    This drink looks fabulous! And perfect timing – it’s 5:00 now!

  2. thatswhywerefriends.blogspot.com/ December 3, 2008 at 7:46 pm

    I love peppermint mochas so this is perfect for me.

  3. kira December 3, 2008 at 9:19 pm

    just tried to make cookies…and, well…I’ll try again next year…so right about now I really could use a Peppermint Patty (extra on the schnapps please!)

  4. Sugar and Spice Event Design December 3, 2008 at 10:51 pm

    SOUNDS YUMMY!!!

  5. Stacy December 4, 2008 at 10:37 am

    Mmmm! Sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing. Always wanted to make a hot toddy but most recipes just sound ugh…this one sounds marvelous though!

  6. Kellie December 4, 2008 at 1:10 pm

    I wish I was at home right now, curled up on the couch with a blanket, sipping on one of these, and watching a chick flick! Sounds like heaven!

  7. Gina December 5, 2008 at 8:20 am

    This drink looks like absolute perfection!

  8. Tonya -Soap C afe December 5, 2008 at 1:07 pm

    Looks yummy. This is my favorite taste/scent right now so much I made a chocolate peppermint bark soap.

  9. Kylie December 8, 2008 at 11:11 am

    can’t wait to try this!!!

  10. nicole englans December 16, 2008 at 10:20 am

    this drink looks fab

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    thanks for sharing…i have a slightly different version, but cant wait to try yours!

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