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Warm Up with Cool Peppermint Refreshment

Peppermint Mocha Patty
Peppermint Mocha Patty

Cool minty freshness intertwined with bittersweet chocolate sends flavorful tingles to the taste buds instantly recognizable as the Peppermint Patty. The spirited cocktail calendar notes February 11, as Peppermint Patty Day. We raise a mug and martini glass in toast to this versatile candy which has been revamped into Girl Scout Cookies, rounds of shots and everything edible in between.

Peppermint Mocha Patty Recipe

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Peppermint Mocha Patty – recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

1 package Hot Chocolate

1 ounce Peppermint Schnapps

Fresh Brewed Coffee

Whipped Cream

Chocolate Cacao Nibs or Chocolate Syrup Garnish

Place hot chocolate and hot coffee in heat proof mug. Stir to dissolve. Add peppermint schnapps. Top with dollop of whipped cream garnish. Sprinkle with cacao nibs or swirl chocolate syrup on top of whipped cream according to preference.

Peppermint Patty Polar Freeze Recipe

Peppermint Patty Polar Freeze – recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

2 ounces Vanilla Vodka

1 ounce Peppermint Schnapps

1 ounce Heavy Cream

3/4 ounce Godiva Chocolate Liqueur

Peppermint Stick Garnish – optional

Place chilled Godiva Chocolate Liqueur in bottom of chilled martini glass. Set aside. Combine vodka, schnapps and heavy cream in cocktail shaker with ice. Shake until completely chilled and frothy. Carefully strain into martini glass as layer over chocolate liqueur. Garnish with optional peppermint stick for stirring if desired.

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