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Cheers to the Holidays! Holiday Cocktail Recipes for your Cornerstone home
Cranberry garnishes, white chocolate liqueur, and cinnamon sticks… sounds like a cozy holiday cocktail in the making! Holiday parties are in full swing in our Cornerstone Homes communities! The Clubhouses are decked out and the social calendar is booked! Smaller gatherings of holiday cheer are happening in neighborhood homes. And our spacious and inviting Cornerstone homes are perfect for entertaining.
Whether you’re hosting a big dinner party or a casual get-together with your favorite hors-d'oeuvres, holiday-themed cocktails are a great way to get everyone feeling as merry and bright as can be. And you can always enjoy a holiday cocktail while sitting by the fireplace and doing your Christmas shopping online! Why not? From holiday margaritas to photo-worthy martinis, here are some of our favorite tastiest treats of the season:White Christmas Margaritas Who says margaritas can only be enjoyed on a beach in the summer? This season, ditch the salt and switch up a few ingredients for a holiday gift like no other!
- 14-oz. can coconut milk,
- 12 oz. silver tequila,
- 8 oz. triple sec,
- 1/2 c. lime juice,
- 2 c. ice,
- 1/2 c. mint, for garnish,
- lime sliced into rounds for garnish,
- lime wedge for rim,
- sanding sugar for rim,
- cranberries for garnish
In a blender, combine coconut milk, tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and ice, and blend the mixture until it’s smooth. Rim each glass with a lime wedge before dipping into sanding sugar. Pour the drink into your glasses and finish off with your lime and cranberry garnishes.Snowflake Martini It’s almost too beautiful to drink, but that just makes it even more delicious… This snowy and sweet drink will be a holiday hit for years to come. Ingredients
- 3 oz. white chocolate liqueur,
- 2 oz. vanilla vodka,
- 2 tbsp. heavy cream,
- 1/2 c. ice,
- 1 lemon wedge for rim,
- 1/3 c. white sanding sugar for rim
Moscow Reindeer Cocktail What’s more comforting around the holidays than a mint-flavored treat? A Christmas twist on a classic drink makes it all the more fun and delicious. Ingredients
- A handful of fresh mint (or fresh peppermint),
- 2 oz. vodka,
- juice of 1/2 a lime,
- 6 oz. ginger beer,
- a crushed candy cane for garnish,
- whole candy cane for garnish,
- crushed ice
- 1 bottle prosecco,
- 2 ounces peach schnapps,
- 4 teaspoons freshly squeezed lemon juice,
- 4 ounces pom juice,
- 1 small bottle mango flavored soda water,
- 6-8 sprigs rosemary,
- 1 fresh pomegranate,
- .5 cup sugar, 1 cup water
No matter what you decide to sip on this holiday season, whether sweet and creamy or sparkling and fruity, be sure to stop by a Cornerstone Clubhouse and feel the Holiday spirit in our close-knit communities. It’s a magical place to live and you can feel the community spirit all year long. Stay a while and you will want to join them I’m sure!!!
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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!