Chanukah Cocktail Recipes
Friday, December 7, 2012 at 01:37 PM | Blaine Ashley
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Looking to serve up some Chanukah cocktails this weekend? Here are some holiday-friendly recipes to get you in the celebratory mood:

Chocolate Gelt

Serves 1

cocoa powder for garnish, optional

3 oz. (6 Tbs.) chocolate vodka

1 oz. (2 Tbs.) Goldschläger (gold-flecked cinnamon schnapps)

If desired, moisten rim of martini or cocktail glass with water and dip into cocoa powder. Put ice in cocktail shaker, add chocolate vodka. Shake well, strain into martini or cocktails glass. Add Goldschläger, gently stir.


Serves 1

lemon wedge

powdered sugar

1 oz. (2 Tbs.) vanilla-flavored vodka

1 oz. (2 Tbs.) citron or citrus-flavored vodka

2 oz. (4 Tbs.) Manischewitz sweetened blackberry wine

Rub lemon wedge around edge of martini or cocktail glass. Dip into powdered sugar. Add ice, vanilla vodka, citron vodka and blackberry wine to a cocktail shaker. Shake well. Strain into prepared glass.

Chocolate Egg Cream Shot

Serves 1

1⁄2 oz. (1 Tbs.) cream (cold)

1⁄2 oz. (1 Tbs.) seltzer (cold)

1⁄4 oz. (1⁄2 Tbs.) chocolate or flavored chocolate liqueur

Pour cream in a shot or liqueur glass. Add seltzer. Gently stir. Slowly pour chocolate liqueur in the center of drink. Do not mix. Serve immediately.

Chanukah Gift

Serves 1

3 oz. (6 Tbs.) chocolate vodka

1⁄2 oz. (1 Tbs.) Sabra (chocolate-orange flavored liqueur)

small chocolate gelt coin, chocolate kiss or chocolate Baton (unwrapped)

Add ice, vodka and Sabra in a cocktail shaker. Shake well. Strain into martini or cocktail glass. Garnish with chocolate candy.