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10 Best Peppermint Schnapps Drinks Recipes

No holiday party is complete without these festive peppermint schnapps drinks.

They’re fresh, fun, boozy, and the perfect way to celebrate the season.

Homemade Peppermint Martini with Schnapps

I’m sure you have a bunch of family gatherings coming up. Not to mention work parties and evenings with friends.

And if you want to get everyone in the holiday spirit, these peppermint schnapps drinks should do the trick!

But don’t just pour straight from the bottle.

From martinis and cocktails to adult-only hot chocolate, there’s something for every mood.

So grab a bottle of peppermint schnapps and get ready to celebrate!

10 Easy Peppermint Schnapps Cocktails for the Holidays

1. Peppermint Martini

Get ready for a holiday flavor explosion!

One sip of this peppermint martini, and I’m positive it’ll be your new favorite cocktail!

It’s got everything you need: vermouth, gin, and peppermint schnapps. Plus, there’s even a rim of crushed candy canes for added fun!

The result? A sweet and boozy martini with a peppermint twist.

It’s pretty potent but will warm you up on a chilly night.

2. Chocolate Peppermint Eggnog Cocktail

How do you like your eggnog? Plain, over ice, with flavorings, or in a dessert?

Either way, you’re sure to love this minty nog cocktail!

It features the classic creamy, spiced eggnog with lots of chocolatey goodness. Add a splash of peppermint schnapps, though, and it’s a whole new ball game.

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It takes this creamy and somewhat overly sweet drink and turns it into something smooth and refreshing.

And if you really want to go overboard, try blending it with vanilla ice cream for a heavenly adult milkshake!

3. Shamrock Schnapps Shakes

Speaking of adult milkshakes: it doesn’t get much better than a shamrock shake!

If you’re on the hunt for the perfect drink to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day, you just found it.

A simple blend of peppermint schnapps, Baileys Irish Cream, and vanilla ice cream, it’s more like dessert than a drink.

That said, this minty, creamy shake with a kick of alcohol is the best way to get the party started. 

It’s so easy to make and delicious, too. Give it a try, and you’ll never look back.

4. Peppermint Patty Drink

What’s the best way to get into the holiday spirit? Hot chocolate, peppermint schnapps, and crème de cacao, of course.

Mix them all in one glass, and you’ll have one helluva festive beverage.

This peppermint patty drink is like Christmas magic in a glass. It’s as if Santa himself made it just for you!

Creamy, chocolatey goodness blended with the minty, boozy peppermint schnapps is just as indulgent as it sounds.

But that’s not all! It’s topped with whipped cream and sprinkles for an extra decadent touch.

5. Perfectly Peppermint White Russian

Are you looking for a laid-back festive drink to help you ring in the holiday season? Then, mix up a glass of this peppermint white Russian!

This silky drink showcases a blend of coffee liqueur, vodka, peppermint schnapps, and half-and-half.

The result is a creamy, boozy drink with a hint of rich coffee flavor.

Plus, it’s effortless to make, and there’s no need for fancy equipment. Just mix everything in a glass and pour.

Rim the glass with crushed candy canes and top it with whipped cream for a drink that’s truly Insta-worthy.

6. Peppermint Schnapps Hot Chocolate

Soothe your soul as the holiday rush sets in with a warm and boozy mug of peppermint hot chocolate.

It’s just as sweet and comforting as any cup of cocoa, but there’s a delightfully zingy peppermint taste in the background.

You include cinnamon and vanilla, too, for a richer and more decadent flavor.

It’s the perfect drink to cozy up with by the fire while watching Christmas movies. Enjoy!

7. Peppermint Mudslide

Get ready to welcome the holidays with this peppermint mudslide.

All you need is vodka, Baileys, coffee liqueur, and peppermint schnapps. But that combo is about as heavenly as it gets.

This holiday concoction is sweet, minty, and boozy – aka the perfect way to stay merry.

One single sip is enough to relieve all the stress of holiday shopping.

8. Frosty the Snowman Cocktail

Frosty the Snowman is a jolly, happy soul. And you’ll be just as jolly when you try this Frosty-inspired cocktail.

It has peppermint schnapps, coconut rum, pineapple juice, Sprite, and blue curaçao.

Chilly, refreshing, and full of minty and fruity flavors, you’ll love the fizzy kick from the soda.

It’ll make you feel like you’ve been transported to a festive winter wonderland.

9. Hard Peppermint Mocha

As winter sets in, it’s time to cozy up with a big mug of mocha. And what better way to make it grown-up than a glug of peppermint schnapps?

It’s not just any old winter drink – it’s a holiday miracle!

This drink boasts a mix of coffee, chocolate liqueur, and peppermint schnapps. Finish it with whipped cream, and you’ll be singing carols in no time.

The chocolate liqueur adds a rich flavor and texture. Meanwhile, the peppermint schnapps brings a minty kick that blends well with the coffee.

It’s warm, soothing, and so much better than plain old hot chocolate!

10. Snowflake Peppermint Cocktail

Make this year’s holiday dinner merry and bright with this snowflake peppermint cocktail.

Made by mixing vanilla vodka, half-and-half, ice, and peppermint schnapps in a cocktail shaker, it’s beyond creamy and sweet.

Pour it into sugar-rimmed glasses and add a peppermint stick for garnish if you want to get fancy!

The flavors are fresh and crisp but not overpowering. Each sip will feel like a winter wonderland in your mouth!

10 Best Peppermint Schnapps Drinks Recipes

No holiday party is complete without these festive peppermint schnapps drinks. They’re fresh, fun, boozy, and the perfect way to celebrate the season.


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