Fun and festive drinks to get you into the spirit of the season

CEO of Happy Harry's, Dustin Mitzel, created some holiday drinks that will get us celebrating at our upcoming holiday gatherings.

#1) Holiday Chocolate Caramel Martini
Recipe by Dustin Mitzel

- Ingredients for 2 to 3 servings
4 ounces Smirnoff Caramel Vodka
3 ounces Godiva Chocolate Liqueur
1 ounce Frangelico
Caramel Cubes

Add all ingredients (except for Caramel cubes) to a shaker filled with ice. Shake well and strain into a martini glass, garnish with Caramels on a skewer.

#2) Santa’s Sleigh Cocktail
Recipe by Sandra Lee

- Ingredients for 4 drinks
2 cups store-bought eggnog, chilled
½ cup Brandy
½ cup Amaretto
1 teaspoon ground nutmeg
2 scoops vanilla ice cream (I like 3 scoopsJ)
Garnish: 4 cinnamon sticks & White Crystal Sugar

Dampen the rims of 4 martini glasses and dip in sugar crystals. Combine eggnog, brandy, amaretto, nutmeg and ice cream into a blender. Blend until smooth and pour mixture into martini glasses, garnish each glass with a whole cinnamon stick.

#3) Cranberry Champagne Cocktail
Recipe by Tyler Florence

- Ingredients for 1 serving
1 ounce of Cranberry Juice (Sweetened)
1 wedge of lime
Champagne or Sparkling Wine
Cranberries (Frozen)

In a Champagne flute add cranberry juice and a squeeze of a wedge of lime. Top off with Champagne or Sparkling Wine. Garnish with 3 to 4 frozen Cranberries.