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Peppermint Alexander Cocktail – Candy Cane Rim

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This festive Peppermint Alexander Cocktail recipe will look amazing on the table at a holiday party or on New Year’s Eve! This is not just a drink; it’s a holiday experience! Crushed candy canes adorn the rim and a yummy mint chocolate cocktail will warm up colder days. Use your  power blender (such as a Vitamix or Blendtec!) to crush the candy canes for this tasty peppermint holiday drink.

Elevate your holiday gatherings with a touch of this festive peppermint alexander cocktail magic. This will definitely be a hit during your holiday season!

As your guests take their first sips of the Peppermint Alexander cocktail, you’ll be met with smiles, compliments, and requests for the recipe. It’s a holiday drink that brings people together and adds a touch of enchantment to your gatherings.

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Peppermint Alexander - A Holiday Cocktail from BlenderBabes

Peppermint Alexander Cocktail

Adapted from The Art of Manliness
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Course Cocktail, Drink w Alcohol, Holiday
Servings 2
Calories 166.3 kcal


  • 2 ounce white chocolate liqueur
  • 2 ounce vanilla vodka
  • 2 ounce peppermint schnapps
  • Splash of half & half or milk of your choice
  • 1/4 cup ice
  • Candy canes to rim the cocktail glass
  • Simple syrup 1 part sugar/1 part water - boiled until sugar is dissolved


To make candy cane rim:

  • Place candy cane(s) into blender jar. Pulse until crushed.
  • Wet the rim of the cocktail glass in simple syrup then lower rim into the crushed candy canes and rotate until covered. Set glasses aside.

To make the cocktail

  • Rinse out your jar and place all liquids plus ice.
  • For Vitamix: Turn machine on and increase speed to Variable 3 for approximately 10 seconds.
  • For Blendtec: Select ICE CRUSH button or use Speed Low-Med for approximately 10 seconds.
  • Strain into previously rimmed cocktail glass. Garnish with a sprinkle of the crushed candy canes or a small whole candy cane and enjoy immediately!
  • All done! Enjoy!! Now take a photo, rate it, and share your accomplishments! 🙂 Tag @BlenderBabes & #BlenderBabes


Serving: 1gCalories: 166.3kcalCarbohydrates: 17.6gProtein: 0.5gFat: 0.8gSaturated Fat: 0.5gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.3gCholesterol: 3mgSodium: 3mgSugar: 17.6g
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Peppermint has long been used to treat illnesses ranging from irritable bowel syndrome to infantile colic. Primarily, peppermint aids in digestion, so sipping this drink after dinner will help to regulate the body’s processing of the meal. Peppermint reduces pain associated with IBS and relieves symptoms for those with constipation or diarrhea, especially reducing abdominal pain.

Peppermint Alexander - A Holiday Cocktail from BlenderBabes


So, whether you’re hosting a cozy family get-together or a lively New Year’s Eve bash, this Peppermint Alexander Cocktail will undoubtedly steal the show. Get ready to raise your glass to a season filled with warmth, love, and unforgettable moments. Cheers to a delightful holiday!

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Leslie Williams is a photographer and editor who has worked as a video producer, content marketer, activist, photographer, and creative online project manager. She is allergic to routine, fluent in cute animal GIFs and green smoothies, and loves to exchange travel stories. You can find her on Instagram.

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