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Caramel Apple Cider
8 cups unsweetened apple cider
2 apples, cut in half
1 mandarin, cut in half
5 whole cloves
2 cinnamon sticks
2 star anise
¼ cup caramel sauce
½ cup caramel liqueur

Place apple cider, apple, mandarin, cloves, cinnamon and star anise into slow cooker. Cook on low for 2-4 hours. Before serving, remove any added fruit or spices and stir in caramel sauce and liqueur.
Enjoy!
*to avoid getting cloves in drinks while serving, press the cloves into the mandarin.

Blackberry Mimosa
½ cup sugar
½ cup water
1 cup blackberries, reserving ¼ cup for garnish
1 bottle sparkling wine
Fresh rosemary for garnish

In a small pot over medium heat, mix together sugar, water and ¾ cup blackberries. Allow to simmer for 4-5 minutes, or until blackberries release their juices. Remove from heat and strain mixture to remove blackberries from the syrup. Allow to cool completely before making mimosas. Pour a splash of the syrup into each serving glass. Gently top with sparkling wine. To create an ombre effect, don’t pour the sparkling wine directly into the glass. Place a spoon on top of the glass and pour it over the spoon. Garnish with rosemary and fresh blackberries.
Enjoy!

Candy Cane Hot Chocolate
1 cup semi-sweet chocolate, chopped
4 cups milk
¼ cup Peppermint Schnapps or 1 tsp peppermint extract
Whipping cream for garnish
Candy canes or candy cane dust for garnish

In a medium pot over medium heat, add chocolate and milk. Heat mixture, while whisking constantly, but do not boil. Once mixture is hot and chocolate has melted, add peppermint extract or peppermint schnapps just before serving. Mix well.
Enjoy!

Eggnog Milkshake
1 cup vanilla ice cream
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¼ tsp ground cinnamon
⅛ tsp grated nutmeg
A splash of bourbon (optional)

Place all ingredients into a blender and blend until smooth.
Enjoy!

Hot Buttered Rum
3 tbsp butter, at room temperature
⅓ cup brown sugar
1 tsp ground cinnamon
⅛ tsp ground cloves
⅛ tsp ground nutmeg
Dark rum
Hot water

In a small bowl, cream together butter, sugar and spices. To make hot buttered rum, spoon 2 tablespoons of butter mixture into a serving glass. Top with about a shot of dark rum and fill glass up with hot water. Mix well before serving.
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