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Mistletoe Martini

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

Oh man I’m cutting it close today.  I almost forgot to put up my post! I was in the kitchen all day melting chocolate and making delicious caramel nutella crisp cookies. After I finally sat down I felt like it would be in my best interest to not move for a couple of hours 🙂 Then for dinner my most lovely boyfriend took me to The Melting Pot. We got my favorite meal. Cheese and chocolate. Yum…….

Now onto the martini.  The original recipe called for cranberry tea but I decided to use pomegranate tea since that is what I had on hand. I found it to be refreshing and delicious – perfect for any holiday party.


Mistletoe Martini

Yield: 1 drink

Prep Time: 5 minutes

Cook Time: 0 minutes

Total Time: 5 minutes


3/4 oz. lemon juice
3 or 4 ice cubes
3 teaspoons sugar
3 oz. chilled cranberry or pomegranate herbal tea
2 oz. orange juice
2 oz. vodka


Place ice cubes in martini shaker and add all the ingredients. Close the shaker and shake. Strain into two martini glasses. Garnish and enjoy.


Thursday 9th of December 2010

Cheese and chocolate for dinner? That sounds pretty jammin. And a pretty - christmasy colored drink!


Wednesday 8th of December 2010

What a great name for a martini! I love anything pomegranate, so this would be perfect for me!

Biren @ Roti n Rice

Wednesday 8th of December 2010

I love cheese fondue but have never been to the Melting Pot. Your Mistletoe Martini sounds really good. I do have some pomegranate tea and vodka. This will be a nice cocktail for the Christmas party.


Wednesday 8th of December 2010

Ooooh, I LOVE The Melting Pot and I haven't been there in forever! Mr. NN is such a sweetie for taking you -- I'm going to hint around to Mike! ;) Love the adorable name of this cocktail!


Wednesday 8th of December 2010

Oh yeah, I'm on board with this one!