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Holiday Cheers and Bites: TipHaus’ Top Picks for Festive Cocktails and Appetizers

Holiday Cheers and Bites: TipHaus’ Top Picks for Festive Cocktails and Appetizers

What better way to celebrate this holiday season than with a curated selection of festive cocktails, mocktails, and appetizers that will dazzle your guests? Join us as we explore TipHaus approved drinks and eats that will elevate your holiday gatherings.

Cocktails and Mocktails 

Santa Clausmopolitan – Crafted by diycocktailguy:

Get into the holiday spirit with the Santa Clausmopolitan, a festive cocktail that combines the perfect blend of vodka, Cointreau, lime juice, cranberry juice, and pineapple juice. Check out the step-by-step tutorial here! Serve it in a martini glass and garnish with crushed candy canes for an extra touch of holiday magic.

Spicy Navidad Margarita – By bevsbybeverly

Not only does this cocktail bring a touch of spice to your festivities, but it also supports a good cause—10% of profits go to Un Salto Con Destino, benefiting the community of Juanacatlán, Mexico, when you buy Tanteo’s Añejo tequila. To make the drink, mix 2 oz Tanteo Navidad, 1.5 oz pomegranate juice, 0.5 oz ginger syrup, 0.5 oz lime juice, 0.75 oz orange liqueur, and a slice of red chili in a shaker with ice. Rim the glass with agave, cinnamon, brown sugar, and sea salt. Strain the shaken mixture into the prepared glass for a flavorful and charitable holiday treat. Don’t forget to check out the step-by-step tutorial here

Virgin Christmas Colada – by Liv, Yah:

For a non-alcoholic option, try Liv, Yah’s Virgin Christmas Colada. This fun and easy mocktail recipe features coconut milk ice cubes, pineapple juice, Goya Coconut Cream, coconut syrup, and fresh lemon juice. Garnish with rosemary, pomegranate seeds, and a dusting of powdered sugar. Feeling adventurous? Add your preferred rum or spirit for an optional kick. Explore the creation process in a step-by-step tutorial here!

Festive Appetizers: 

Pizza Thumbprint Cookies – Stevie Stewart for Food Network Kitchen:

Level up your holiday spread with Pizza Thumbprint Cookies, a simple creation that combines the flavors of pizza in a bite-sized treat. Created by Stevie Stewart for Food Network Kitchen, these cookies are easy to make and sure to be a crowd-pleaser. Check out the recipe details for an effortless holiday appetizer.

Tasty Cocktail Meatballs – Allrecipes Test Kitchen:

Explore the simplicity and deliciousness of Tasty Cocktail Meatballs, a TipHaus approved appetizer tested by Allrecipes Members and perfected by the Allrecipes Test Kitchen. Made with lean ground beef, bread crumbs, and a flavorful sauce of cranberry, chili, brown sugar, and lemon juice, these meatballs are an ideal addition to any holiday party. Find the detailed recipe and instructions  here – enjoy!

Wishing you the Happiest of Holidays and a Wonderful New Year!

From our virtual home to yours, may the holidays bring you moments of peace, connection, and happiness. Thank you for being a part of the TipHaus community. Happy holidays, and here’s to a fantastic New Year filled with new adventures and delightful discoveries!

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