You’re not ready to tis’ the season until a holiday-inspired drink is in your hand, and we’ll make sure you get one. We spoke with Elizabeth Moore, founder of Kitchen Kandy Event Staffing, a service that provides bartender and wait staff for luxury events. Her experience with bartending made her the perfect go-to for Christmas cocktail recipes that will liven up any holiday party, even the zoom ones. 

Boozy Grinch

Ingredients:

  • 1 packet of Kool-Aid Lemon Lime mix
  • 4 cups of water
  • 3 cups of lemon-lime soda
  • 2 cups of pineapple juice
  • 3 cups of vodka or rum
  • 2 cups of ginger ale
  • Add ice
  • Garnish with red sanding sugar for the rim

Directions:

  • In a large pitcher, combine Kool-Aid and water
  • In a large punch bowl, combine ice, Kool-Aid, soda, pineapple juice, vodka or rum, and ginger ale
  • Use a lime wedge to rim glasses in sanding sugar to coat, pour punch into glasses to serve 

Christmas Cosmo

Ingredients: 

  • 1 cup of vodka
  • 1 pomegranate-cranberry juice blend
  • ¼ cup of orange liqueur 
  • 3 tbsp of fresh lime juice 
  • Lime twists

Directions:

  • Put the vodka, pomegranate juice, orange liqueur, and lime juice in a large pitcher
  • Add ice and stir 30 seconds into a chilled martini glass
  • Garnish with lime twists 

Don’t let 2020 keep you from making your holiday season as fun-filled as the usual ones. Check out Elizabeth’s website kitchenkandyeventstaffing.com and visit their Instagram @kitchenkandy for any other holiday-inspired tips!