3 Deliciously Joyful Holiday Cocktails

Published On December 23, 2013 | By Christa Schueler | Happy Hour, Holiday, Recipes

Holiday cocktails are a must this season, at least for the ladies of RECESS. Deck your halls with a nice glass of wine or jingle all the way with a yummy martini. There are so many delicious cocktails you can prepare right at home that will make your holiday a merry one! Recess has 3 deliciously joyful holiday cocktails featuring Three Olives Vodka and The Kraken Black Spiced Rum.

Candy Cane Lane Martini

candy cane martini


• 2.5 oz Three Olives Cake Vodka

• 1 oz White Creme de Menthe

• ½ oz Peppermint Schnapps

• Heavy Cream

• Dash of Grenadine


• Add grenadine to the bottom of chilled martini glass. Shake remaining ingredients

and strain into martini glass to create swirl effect!

Spiked Chocolate

spiked chocolate


• 1 part Three Olives ® Chocolate Vodka

• 2 parts hot cocoa

• 1 tablespoon of whipped cream


• Pour both ingredients into a tall mug and stir. Top with a tablespoon

of whipped cream.

The Kraken Cider



• 1 part Kraken ® Rum

• 2 1⁄2 parts hot apple cider


• Mix all ingredients into a mug and stir

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About The Author

UNLV graduate, wife, mother of three, blogger and aspiring novelist, Christa Schueler brings her writing, editing and research skills to Recess. As an advocate for education and health reform and a 25 year Las Vegas resident, Christa understands the need for providing a platform and a "voice" for women in Southern Nevada. Despite Las Vegas being one of the fastest growing cities in the country, Christa has seen continual lack of community connection and strives to change that. Now, she's joined the sandbox revolution!

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