TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIES FROM FOODNETWORK

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Re: TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIES FROM FOODNETWORK

Post by Pixie » Sat Dec 12, 2009 10:30 am

DAY SIX OF THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIE COCKTAILS
Citrus Temptation
Recipe courtesy Jill Davie

Ingredients:
Raw sugar to rim glass
1 1/2 oz. limoncello
3/4 oz. orange-flavored vodka
Juice of 3 lime wedges, approximately 3/4 to 1 oz.
Ice

Preparation:
Dip a cocktail glass in a saucer of water to rim. Roll glass rim in raw sugar to coat. Pour limoncello and vodka into shaker with ice. Squeeze and add 3 lime wedges into shaker. Fill cocktail glass with ice. Strain drink into glass.

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Post by Pixie » Sat Dec 12, 2009 11:11 am

DAY SEVEN OF THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIE COCKTAILS
Butterscotch Bliss
Recipe courtesy Jill Davie

Ingredients:
Ice
3/4 oz. Bailey's Irish Cream
3/4 oz. DeKuyper Buttershots liqueur or butterscotch schnapps
1/2 oz. Jagermeister or anise-flavored liqueur
1/2 oz. Goldschlager cinnamon schnapps
1/2 oz. half-and-half
Lemon zest
Raw sugar, to coat glass rim
Pinch of cinnamon

Preparation:
In a cocktail shaker with ice add Irish Cream, butterscotch liqueur, anise liqueur, schnapps and half-and-half. Zest lemon over shaker. Shake and set aside. Sugar the rim of a martini glass by dipping glass into a saucer of water, followed by a saucer of raw sugar. Strain drink into glass. Garnish with a pinch of cinnamon

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Post by Pixie » Sat Dec 12, 2009 11:16 am

DAY EIGHT OF THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIE COCKTAILS
The Wedding Dress
Recipe courtesy Jill Davie

Ingredients:
1 egg white
Ice
2 oz. Silver tequila
Juice of 1/2 lemon (approximately 1/2 oz.)
Splash of Frangelico hazelnut liqueur
Agave nectar to taste (approximately 1 tsp.)
Sprinkle of walnuts, chopped and toasted

Preparation:
Place egg white in a martini shaker and shake vigorously until frothy, up to 5 minutes. Set aside.

In a pint glass with ice, mix the tequila, lemon juice, hazelnut liqueur and agave nectar. Add the mixture to the martini shaker with the egg white and shake to blend. Strain and pour into a martini glass and top with chopped, toasted walnuts.

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Post by Pixie » Sat Dec 12, 2009 11:19 am

DAY NINE OF THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIE COCKTAILS
Orange Currant Pick-Me-Up
Recipe courtesy Jill Davie

Ingredients:
1/2 oz. Cointreau or orange liqueur
1 1/2 oz. Grappa
1/4 oz. Crème de Cassis or blackcurrant liqueur
1/2 oz. fresh-squeezed juice from 1/2 lemon
Splash of simple syrup
Ice
Orange zest for garnish

Preparation:
Place all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. Shake vigorously until chilled and well combined. Put a scoop of ice in a highball or cooler glass. Pour cocktail over ice. Zest an orange to make a twist. Rub around rim of glass, twist and place in glass to garnish.

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Post by Pixie » Sat Dec 12, 2009 10:01 pm

DAY TEN OF THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIE COCKTAILS
S'Mores Delight
Recipe courtesy Jill Davie

Ingredients:
1 tbs. creamy peanut butter
1 tbs. chocolate syrup
1/2 oz. Kahlua or coffee liqueur
1/2 oz. dark rum
1/2 oz. vodka
1 oz. almond milk
Ice
Torched mini-marshmallows for garnish

Preparation:
In a pint glass, mix together the peanut butter and chocolate syrup. Stir in the Kahlua until well blended. Stir in the vodka and rum and then add the almond milk. Fill a martini shaker with ice and add mixture. Shake vigorously until very well chilled. Drizzle the insides of a martini glass with chocolate syrup. Strain cocktail into the martini glass. Put 3-4 mini-marshmallows onto a skewer and toast with a butane torch. Place over glass.

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Re: TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIES FROM FOODNETWORK

Post by Pixie » Sat Dec 12, 2009 10:16 pm

DAY ELEVEN OF THE TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIE COCKTAILS
Chai Toddy
Recipe courtesy Jill Davie

Ingredients:
One part chai tea concentrate
One part whole milk
1 star anise
1 oz. cognac/brandy
1 oz. DeKuyper Buttershots liqueur or butterscotch schnapps
1/2 graham cracker, crushed and powdered

Preparation:
Bring chai tea concentrate and milk to a simmer over medium-low heat. Stir in star anise to flavor. Remove from heat. In a mug add brandy and butterscotch liqueur. Pour chai tea mixture into mug. Stir slightly and dust with crushed graham cracker.

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Re: TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIES FROM FOODNETWORK

Post by Pixie » Sun Dec 13, 2009 5:46 pm

Oh, you did! COOL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I wonder, I would think they would, if they will crisp up today or tomorrow.

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Post by StarryNightDave » Tue Dec 15, 2009 8:46 pm

iamlookingup wrote:We made the gingerbread cookies last night. :)

They were good...just too soft for OUR cookie cutter.

But they tasted fine. :drool:
Sure they didn't taste anything like hamburger helper? Image

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Re: TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIES FROM FOODNETWORK

Post by abbi » Wed Dec 16, 2009 11:09 am

StarryNightDave wrote:
iamlookingup wrote:We made the gingerbread cookies last night. :)

They were good...just too soft for OUR cookie cutter.

But they tasted fine. :drool:
Sure they didn't taste anything like hamburger helper? Image
:spit: :laugh: :laugh:

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Post by StarryNightDave » Wed Dec 16, 2009 12:30 pm

Just sayin.

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Post by abbi » Wed Dec 16, 2009 3:33 pm

StarryNightDave wrote:Just sayin.
I would NOT want a cookie that tasted like hamburger helper :rofl: :rofl:

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Re: TWELVE DAYS OF CHRISTMAS COOKIES FROM FOODNETWORK

Post by Pixie » Thu Dec 17, 2009 2:05 am

StarryNightDave wrote:
iamlookingup wrote:We made the gingerbread cookies last night. :)

They were good...just too soft for OUR cookie cutter.

But they tasted fine. :drool:
Sure they didn't taste anything like hamburger helper? Image
:lolh:

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