Green Elf Cocktail

Welcome to day ten of The Twelve Boozy Days of Christmas!

Ok so I sorta just came up with the name “Green Elf” in actuality this drink is a Grasshopper BUT that didn’t really seem festive….you know? I’m writing this post quickly because I need to catch a train to NYC. So instead of rambling on and on I will just tell you that this is delicious and very minty. I think it would be great to make into a milk shake…I should try that….


Green Elf (Grasshopper)

Yield: 1 drink

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes


1 ounce green creme de menthe
1 ounce white creme de cocoa
1 ounce cold heavy cream


Combine, shake and strain. Top with shaved chocolate if desired.

6 Responses to “Green Elf Cocktail”

  1. #
    mrscummingsrx — December 10, 2010 at 4:55 pm

    yum yum YUM! perfect holiday drink 🙂

  2. #
    Joanne — December 10, 2010 at 6:44 pm

    Ooo la la! I bet this would go great as a dessert cocktail with my grasshopper bars!

  3. #
    Erica — December 11, 2010 at 4:44 pm

    Mint + chocolate-= fabulous together! Enjoy NY!

  4. #
    grace — December 12, 2010 at 5:38 am

    i’ve always wondered why it was called a grasshopper, so i submit that green elf is as good a name as any. delicious.

  5. #
    HoneyB — December 12, 2010 at 11:17 am

    Yummmmm. I should be careful…my loving of booze lately might give people the wrong idea. I’ve been cooking and drinking it a bit myself lately! (shock!) ;o)

  6. #
    erica @ fashionmeetsfood — December 13, 2010 at 4:54 pm

    mint+ chocolate= the perfect holiday combination!

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