Monday, December 12, 2011

Gingerbread Martini











Gingerbread Martini

Makes 1

1/2 cup half and half
1 ounce vanilla vodka
1/2 ounce molasses syrup (to make this mix equal parts of molasses and water and bring to a boil, then let cool)
2 teaspoons cinnamon schnapps
1 teaspoon butterscotch schnapps
1/4 teaspoon freshly grated ginger
Ground cloves
Ice

Add everything but the cloves to a shaker and shake! Strain into a martini glass and garnish with a dusting of ground cloves and a homemade gingerbread man (DIY for him here!)



And, of course, we're in the midst of our 12 Days of Christmas Lilly Pulitzer Giveaway! You can enter to win this gorgeous "Shaken 'n Stirred" necklace today by commenting below and telling us what your favorite Christmas cookie is!

PS: The winner from Friday's Lilly Pulitzer Giveaway is: Katie Koziara! Send us an email at goodgirls@fashionablybombed.com so we can send you your fab new necklace! YAYAYAYAY!!!

50 comments:

  1. My favourite cookie for christmas time are ever so simply, delicious sugar cookies made in delightful christmas patterns, with loads of silver edible balls and colourful icing.

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  2. Gingerbread cookies are my favorite holiday cookie! Pick me!!

    Im excited to try the Gingerbread Martini!!

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  3. My favorite Christmas cookie would have to be the pecan ball cookies we make every year!

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  4. a classic, moist chocolate chip cookie is the best! however - i never turn down a cookie ;o)

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  5. Cranberry and Orange Thumbprints. I use fresh cranberries and orange zest to make the yummy filling for the middle of the cookie.

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  6. I love the Spritz Cookies because I make them red and green with glitter sprinkles!!!

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  7. any cookie that goes into my mouth haha I love sweets.. but nothing's better than a peanut butter cookie.

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  8. It has to combine the flavours of Christmas favourites, so ginger, orange, raisin, cranberry and of course a splash of brandy, for the cookies as well as the chef...

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  9. A Chai tea cookie! It's a shortbread cookie with all of the spices in chai tea, perfect for a warm night by the fire or even or to dip into tea!

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  10. I love chocolate cookies with melted Andes mints spread on top!

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  11. I'll take any kind of cookie at Christmas...especially in the form of a cocktail! Can't wait to make the Gingerbread martini...would taste so much better wearing this cute Lilly necklace I'm sure! ;)

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  12. I love crescents! (sometimes called nut balls)

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  13. My favorite Christmas cookie would have to be sugar cookies!

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  14. I love simple shortbread cookies! I also love Lilly! ;)

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  15. My favorite are the Big Soft Molasses Cookies, followed very close by Gingerbread Men!

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  16. My favorite are the Big Soft Molasses Cookies, followed very close by Gingerbread Men!

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  17. Im torn! I love gingerbread cookies, but i love love LOVE rainbow cookies too. Yumm.

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  18. My favorite store bought Christmas cookie is Peppermint Joe Joe's from Trader Joes. My favorite homemade Christmas cookie is Mexican Wedding Cookies!

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  19. My favorite cookie is either gingerbread or snickerdoodles. They are both so good!!! Also hopefully third times a charm for winning!!
    Jennifer C
    Jcollins964@mail.usp.edu

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  20. My favorite Christmas cookies are called "Dog Bones"

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  21. Russian tea cookies are my all-time fave!

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  22. My favorite Holiday Cookies are the peanut butter cookies with the Hershey's Kisses in the middle! My Mother makes them every year, along with other Christmas cookies, and to be honest, I'm not even sure what their actual name is! But they're delicious!

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  23. My favorite Christmas cookie will always be my grandmother's Molasses cookie. Perfectly crispy and chewy all at the same time!

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  24. Sugar cookies with pink and green sprinkles - that way if I spill a few crumbs no one will notice because it will match my Lilly attire!
    Xx
    Merry Lane

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  25. Sugar cookies with pink and green sprinkles made with the Lilly shift cookie cutter. That way if I spill a crumb or two, no one will notice because it will match my Lilly attire. Pink champagne of course, pick me!
    XX
    Merry Lane

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  26. Magic cookie bars--w/ coconut, chocolate, and a creamy center, these are my mom's special cookies she makes every year--they make the holiday season a little more magical. :)

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  27. I love anything chocolate and minty! Candycane cookies, mint M&M cookies, mint chip cookies.. anything!

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  28. I have no idea what they are called, but they are these orange and craberry soft cookies. Yum!

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  29. I love gingerbread cookies! Especially if you can decorate them yourself!

    leah.hart1@gmail.com

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  30. I love sand tarts because you can decorate them with all sorts of different sprinkles and make the cutest shapes!

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  31. I love making sand tarts because you can create the cutest christmas shapes and sprinkle them up!

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  32. Dark Chocolate Peppermint Cookies with Milk Chocolate Middles!!! Delicious!

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  33. As an Ohio native, my favorite cookie is the buckeye!

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  34. sugar cookies with cute frosting designs

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  35. my favorite cookie is oatmeal!!!
    anne hill
    calliope_123 at hotmail dot com

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  36. Ranger cookies are my fav! Delicious little cookies oats, rice krispies, pecans, coconut and all kinds of goodness :)

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  37. My favorite holiday cookie are my mother's cinnamon cookies. The smell of cinnamon always reminds me of Christmas. xo, LP

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  38. Sugar cookies with pink and green sprinkles. That way if I drop a few crumbs they will match my outfit. WIth a little pink champagne, perfection!
    xx
    Merry L.

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  39. Sugar Cookies with pink and green sprinkles cut in the shape of Lilly shifts. That way if I drop a crumb or two, it will match my outfit. Paired with a bubbly glass of pink champagne - delicious!
    xx
    Merry Lane
    cocolane@aol.com

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  40. I love making gingerbread girls with icing and sprinkles so they all have different cute outfits!

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  41. I love all cookies, especially sugar cookies!

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  42. Snickerdoodles make the best Christmas cookies!

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  43. My favorite christmas cookie is the snickerdoodle! Of course you can have them anytime of the year, but my grandma bakes them up in december!

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  44. The holidays call for my grandma's anise cookies, they're delicious and bring back all the memories as a child! They're perfect :)

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