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Holiday Happy Hour

Now that it's December we can officially celebrate Christmas!! What a better way to start out the season than by having a team happy hour?

 

We decided to mix it up this time and have a little competition… Each team member created their own holiday recipe. We taste tested each concoction and voted on the best one!! Scroll to the bottom to see which recipe won!

 



Emily & Shannon's Recipe:

Mistletoe Margarita

 

Ingredients

 

Directions

  • Fill a cup with ice
  • Add tequila  
  • Add Sugar Free Margarita Mixes until the ice is almost covered
  • Pour contents of the cup into a blender and blend until slushy-like consistency.
  • Pour into a glass
  • Garnish with rosemary & cranberries.
  • Enjoy!


Michelle & Alex's Recipe:

Christmas Cookie Cocktail

 

Ingredients

Directions

  • Add Skinny Syrup, creme de cacao, vanilla vodka and half and half to a shaker filled with ice. Shake until combined.
  • Pour into a martini glass.
  • Top with whipped heavy cream and crushed gingerbread crumbs if desired.
  • Enjoy!


Jordan's Recipe:

Candy Apple Sangria

 

Ingredients

  • A few slices of fuji apple
  • A few slices of granny smith apple
  • A few slices of honey crisp apple
  • A few slices of pear
  • 1 cup white wine
  • 2 tbsp Sugar Free Candy Apple Syrup
  • Optional: cinnamon

Directions

  • Cut up apples and pear and put into glass or pitcher.
  • Pour in wine and Skinny Syrup.
  • Stir to combine.
  • Let the fruit soak overnight or enjoy straight away.
  • Rim glass with cinnamon and top with cinnamon stick if desired.
  • Enjoy!


Tori's Recipe:

Peppermint Snowflake Martini

 

Ingredients

 

Directions

  • Rim glass with peppermint shavings if desired.
  • Add Skinny Syrup, half and half and vanilla vodka to a shaker filled with ice.
  • Shake until combined.
  • Pour into a glass and add one drop of red food coloring. Stir and add more food coloring until desired pink color is reached.
  • Top with candy cane if desired.
  • Enjoy!


Brittany's Recipe:

Ho Ho Hibiscus Spritzer

 

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup Prosecco
  • 1 tbsp Sugar Free Hibiscus Passion Fruit Syrup
  • 1 tbsp St. Germain
  • 1/2 cup Teavana - Youthberry Flavor
  • Orange and Lime slice for garnish

Directions

  • Add Prosecco to a champagne glass.
  • Add Skinny Syrup and St. Germain to Prosecco and stir.
  • Steep Youthberry in Prosecco mixture for 5-10 minutes.
  • Add orange and lime slice for garnish.
  • Enjoy!

 



Kim's Recipe:

Gingerbread Hot Cocoa Cups

Ingredients for Cups

  • 2 1/4 cups of Almond Flour
  • 2 tsp baking soda
  • 1.5 tsp ground cinnamon
  • 1/4 tsp ground cloves
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 3/4 cup softened butter of choice
  • 1 cup packed swerve brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/4 cup yacon syrup (substitute for molasses)
  • 3/4 cup dehydrated mini marshmallows

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. In mixing bowl, whisk together flower, baking soda, cinnamon, ginger, cloves and salt; set aside. With hand or stir mixer, cream butter, sugar, egg, and yacon until pale and fluffy. With mixer on low speed, slowly add dry ingredients. Scoop 2 teaspoonfuls of dough into each cup of greased mini muffin pans. Bake at 350 degrees for ten minutes. Remove cookies from oven, and using end of a wooden spoon, push down center of each cookie to form a cup. Let cookie cups cool slightly before removing from pans. Fill completely cooled cookies with hot cocoa buttercream. Dip tops into marshmallows. Makes about 5 dozen.

Buttercream

  • 2/3 cup keto friendly chocolate chips
  • 1 cup softened butter of choice
  • 1/2 cup sugar free cocoa powder
  • 2 cups powdered erythritol
  • pinch of salt
  • 1 tsp Sugar Free Caramel Fudge Waffle Cone Syrup
  • 1-2 tbsp heavy cream

Directions

  • Melt chocolate chips and set aside until cool, but still melted. Cream butter until fluffy; add melted chocolate. Blend in cocoa powder, powdered erythritol and salt. Add Sugar Free Caramel Fudge Waffle Cone and 1 tbsp heavy cream. Whisk until smooth and fluffy.


All of these recipes tasted amazing !

And the winner is... Christmas Cookie Cocktail!

Try these recipes out for yourself and let us know how you like it!