Around the holidays, we tend to relax our standards a little bit, contenting ourselves to drink whatever’s easy, available, and vaguely thematically-appropriate.
That’s when a drink like the Peppermint Stick comes in handy. It’s easy – just three ingredients. You’ve probably already got the stuff on hand. And while it’s crazy-sweet, the mint liqueur (peppermint schnapps, ideally) helps to balance it out. It’s best served in small doses, and in chilled glasses.
- 1½ parts Light Crème de cacao
- 1 part Sweet cream
- 1 part Clear Mint liqueur
Shake with ice and strain into chilled small glasses. You can plop a mini candy cane into the drink, or rim the glasses in crushed candy canes beforehand.
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