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Christmas “Adult Beverages” on the Light Side:

Happy Holidays to you and your family!

Refreshing cocktail
Tis’ the season to reward yourself for your hard work this year. Enjoy these light beverages during your holiday celebrations!

COCOA NOG

INGREDIENTS:

6 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
4 cups eggnog, divided
1 pint rum
1 pint brandy

Garnish: Grated bittersweet chocolate
PREPARATION:
Whisk together cocoa powder and 1/3 cup eggnog until smooth. In a pitcher, whisk cocoa mixture into remaining eggnog. Add rum and brandy. Pour 4 ounces into small glasses; top with grated bittersweet chocolate.

WATERMELON ROSE SANGRIA

INGREDIENTS:

3/4 cup elderflower liqueur, such as St. Germain
3 cups cubed watermelon
1/3 cup coarsely chopped fresh mint leaves
1 750-mL bottle sparkling rosé

Ice

PREPARATION:

Combine liqueur, watermelon and mint in a large pitcher. Refrigerate until cold, 3 to 4 hours. Just before serving, stir in
rosé. Serve over ice.

WHITE CRANBERRY-CITRUS PUNCH

INGREDIENTS:

1 (750 ml) bottle sparkling wine, chilled
1 (750 ml) bottle Riesling, chilled
1 1/2 cups light white cranberry juice, chilled
1 orange, thinly sliced
1 cup fresh cranberries
15 strips orange peel

PREPARATION:

1. Combine first 3 ingredients in a large pitcher or punch bowl.
2. Stir in oranges and cranberries.
3. Ladle punch and 2 or 3 cranberries into decorative cups or glasses.
4. Garnish each glass with a twist of orange peel and serve.

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