Chocolate Mint Blitzen

If you like to drink your dessert, this Chocolate Mint Blitzen, named after my favorite reindeer, will hit the spot.
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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 15 min (includes cooling time)
  • Active: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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8 ounces hot chocolate, cooled

1 ounce milk chocolate, chopped

3 mini peppermint candy canes, crushed

3 ounces peppermint vodka

3 ounces chocolate liqueur


  1. Make the hot chocolate and allow to cool.
  2. Microwave the chocolate in a small microwave-safe bowl in 10-second increments until melted.
  3. Crush 1 of the mini candy canes and place in a small bowl or saucer.
  4. Dip the rims of two martini glasses in the chocolate, then the crushed peppermint.
  5. Add the peppermint vodka, chocolate liqueur and cooled hot chocolate to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously, then strain into the rimmed glasses. Garnish with the 2 remaining mini candy canes and serve.
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