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The Perfect Holiday Cocktail #CTChristmas

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There are only 23 days left until Christmas – can you believe it?

On a cold winter’s day, nothing is better to warm you up then a toasty cocktail! This Hot Toddy is one of my family’s favorites – the dashes of cinnamon and honey just taste like the holidays!

Ingredients

SERVINGS: MAKES 2

  • 2 tablespoons honey
  • 1 cup hot water
  • 6 tablespoons bourbon or Apple Bourbon (see below for recipe)
  • 2 3×1/2′ strips lemon peel
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

Preparation

  • Stir honey and water in a 2-cup measuring cup until honey dissolves. Add bourbon (or better yet, Apple Bourbon, in which case you’ll use 1 Tbsp. honey). Divide between 2 Toddy glasses. Twist a strip of lemon peel over each drink, then add to glass. Stir each with a cinnamon stick and serve.
  • To make Apple Bourbon, combine a 750-ml bottle of bourbon, 4 cored, sliced Fuji apples, and 4 cinnamon sticks in a pitcher. Cover; chill for 3 days. Strain and sip of use in recipe above.

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