Candy Cane Christmas Cocktail

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This may not be a normal Christmas for most of us this year. We are being asked not to hold parties and be with extended families. Hopefully, we can still find some time to celebrate the Holidays. I’m sure all of you have your dinners precisely planned, but do you have your Christmas cocktails?

Today I have a Candy Cane Christmas Cocktail for you. Not only does it look fun and festive, but it is also fun to look at. PLUS… it is easy to make. You know I can’t have anything on my site that isn’t easy :)

Candy Cane Christmas Cocktail

Candy Cane Christmas Cocktail

Yield: 1- 8 oz glass
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Additional Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

The candy cane Christmas cocktail is the BEST holiday drink to serve this year!

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  • Ice
  • 1 oz bourbon
  • 1 oz spiced rum
  • 1/2 oz cinnamon liqueur
  • 2 oz tart cherry juice
  • 3 oz 7UP
  • 2 tbsp. Simple syrup
  • Holiday candy sprinkles


On a small plate or bowl add your simple syrup

On a separate small plate or bowl add your candy sprinkles.

Dip the rim of your glass into the simple syrup and then the candy sprinkles.

Set to the side.

Add the bourbon, rum, cinnamon liquor, and cherry juice in a cocktail shaker.

Shake to combine.

Pour into your cocktail ice-filled glasses.

Top with 7up


This candy cane Christmas cocktail is one that will be enjoyed year after year. You will want to save this recipe!

Where do you find recipes and suggestions for new recipes for your mixed drinks and cocktails? I tend to ask Michael, he was a bartender in Chicago for years part-time. I still always check The Cocktail Project, I LOVE that site!

Have you checked out my spiked peppermint hot chocolate? I think you will enjoy it too!

I hope that you will soon consider this candy cane Christmas cocktail one of your easy Christmas cocktails to turn to!

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