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The Eggnog Cocktail

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Like everyone else we love Eggnog, but we never have it because it’s so caloric and fattening. That is until we discovered that we didn’t need to make it with all the heavy cream and sugars that traditional recipes feature. The first time we made this cocktail, it was actually a mistake. We received a bottle of Caramel Cream liqueur, and it sat in our cabinet for a very long time until we decided to mix it with Maker’s Mark. The result wasn’t great. To salvage the drink we decided to add a little Frangelico and the result was absolutely amazing…we had recreated Eggnog without the calories! OK, so this drink is not actually low on calories, but it’s far better than the typical recipe. Just yesterday we decided to add more flavor by mulling the bourbon and the recipe just got better. Now we enjoy Eggnog without the guilt….here’s how you can do that too:

Makes 2 cocktails

  • 6 oz of Merry’s Caramel Cream
  • 2 oz of Maker’s Mark
  • 2 oz of Frangelico
  • Mulling spices
  • 1 tbsp pumpkin spice
  • 3 tbsp sanding sugar
  • Gingersnap cookies for garnish

You start by adding the mulling spices to the bourbon. This recipe is best if you have time to mull the bourbon a day ahead. If you don’t at least four hours. If you really don’t, nuke the bourbon for 1 minute with the spices (don’t worry, the alcohol will not evaporate). Once you’re ready to mix the drink (make sure the bourbon is cool if you have nuked it!) pour the Caramel Cream, bourbon, and Frangelico into a shaker filled with ice and shake well. To prepare the rimmed glass, combine the pumpkin spice and sugar and dip the glass rim into the mixture. Pour the drink into the glass and garnish with the gingersnap cookie. You will absolutely love this drink and feel good about having another one!

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Chocolate Martini

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We are starting to turn around on our opinion of flavored vodka. We recently discovered 360 Double Chocolate Vodka and we love it! And it has also given us the perfect excuse to try a chocolate martini. Our version uses hazelnut liqueur and Skim Plus chocolate milk…delicious and creamy, but also easy on the calories. Try it!

Makes two cocktails

  • 6 oz of 360 Double Chocolate Vodka
  • 4 oz of Skim Plus Chocolate Milk
  • 4 oz of Frangelico Hazelnut Liqueur
  • White chocolate shavings

Pour the vodka, milk and Frangelico into a shaker filled with ice, shake well and serve. Garnish the drinks with the white chocolate shavings and enjoy!


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