Bottoms Up! An Irresistible Peppermint White Russian

Move over pumpkin, there’s a new holiday flavor in town. Just as quickly as pumpkin everything comes into our lives, so does peppermint (or anything candy cane related) as the calendar continues the countdown to December 25th.

If you’re looking for a way to spice up your holiday gathering, try this adult beverage recipe that will warm your soul and liven any party!

It’s delicious, seasonally beautiful and a fun holiday spin on an old favorite!



  • 2 parts Kahlúa (or White Russian Kahlúa, which adds Vodka for you!)
  • 2 parts Peppermint Schnapps
  • 1 part Half and half
  • ice

For the Garnish: (optional)

  • Crushed candy canes to rim the glass dipped in clear corn syrup OR
  • Candy cane stirrers


  1. Fill an old fashioned glass with ice (rimmed with crushed candy cane, if desired). Pour in Kahlúa and Peppermint Schnapps.Top off the glass with half and half to fill.

Do you have a favorite Holiday cocktail (or mocktail) recipe? If so, please share!

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