Urgent: You Must Try This Gingerbread Martini Recipe

Trust me when I say this drink WILL make you believe in Christmas miracles all over again. You know how your kids giggle with delight when they see presents for them under the tree? That is precisely what you will do, your lips caked with graham cracker crust, after you take a long, delicious swig…

Um… is it five o’clock yet? (Yes, apparently it is… in Santo Domingo. Good enough for me. Cheers!)


  • 1 ounce gingerbread syrup
  • 1-2 ounces vodka (depends on how hard it was to get the kids to sleep)
  • 1 ounce Kahlúa
  • 1 ounce Baileys Irish Cream liqueur
  • 2 ounces vanilla milk
  • Whipped cream
  • Graham cracker crust for rim of glass
  • Gingerbread cookie

Oh.  My.  Yum.

If you are hosting a holiday party — or just celebrating your own Moment of “Yay!  The Kids Are in Bed!” Zen — I highly recommend whipping up this sweet, smooth, goes-down-way-too-easily martini.  After one sip, you’ll be as happy as this guy:

Blissfully unaware of his fate.

WARNING: After a couple glasses of these…?  You may end up floating in a similar pool of whipped cream.



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