Cocktail Friday :: Santa’s Sleigh

Santa’s Sleigh

With Christmas right around the corner, jump on board Santa’s Sleigh! This holiday cocktail will help you take on your weekend with a smile. Ease the stress of last minute shopping, holiday traveling or THE END OF THE WORLD with this delightful holiday cocktail. This cool, sweet, eggnog based martini is sure to impress at any holiday party.

Santa's Sleigh


  • White sugar crystals, preferably coarse
  • 2 cups store-bought eggnog, chilled
  • 1/2 cup brandy
  • 1/2 cup amaretto liqueur
  • 1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 4 cinnamon sticks


Dampen the rims of 4 martini glasses and then line the rims with sugar crystals.

Combine eggnog, brandy, amaretto, nutmeg, and ice cream in a blender; process until smooth. Pour mixture into martini glasses and garnish each glass with a whole cinnamon stick.

Source: Food Network

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