Crush 2 starlight mints and combine with coarse sugar in a shallow dish. Dip the rim of an 8-oz. martini glass into corn syrup, then immediately coat with crushed mint and sugar mixture. Set aside.
Even Santa can't resist these peppermint-flavored martinis made with Smirnoff Peppermint Twist Vodka. Pick up a bottle while supplies last!
Servings and Ingredients
|6 Hy-Vee starlight mints, divided, plus additional for garnish|
|1 tsp. coarse sugar|
|Hy-Vee light corn syrup, for garnish|
|2 oz. Smirnoff Peppermint Twist vodka|
|2 oz. clear creme de cacao|
|½ oz. Hy-Vee half-and-half|
|Small candy cane, for garnish|
Things To Grab
- Shallow dish
- Cocktail shaker
- Cocktail glass
Combine vodka, creme de cacao, half-and-half, ice and remaining 4 starlight mints in a cocktail shaker. Cover and shake until mixture is well-combined and turns light pink. Strain into prepared glass. Garnish with additional crushed starlight mints and a candy cane, if desired.
Amounts Per Serving
- Total Fat: 1.5g
- Cholesterol: 5mg
- Sodium: 30mg
- Total Carbohydrates: 45g
- Protein: 0g