Tis the season for holiday cocktails! Between dealing with the crowds at the mall and attending holiday party after holiday party, this time of year can be stressful on your mind and wallet. What better way to unwind with (21+) friends and family than with a delicious Smirnoff cocktail?

Smirnoff No. 21 and Smirnoff Peppermint Twist are both delicious, budget-friendly ingredients for festive cocktails at any holiday gathering this season (suggest retail price of $15.99 for each 750mL bottle). Tasty cocktails that don’t break the bank? Christmas came early this year!

No matter what festive flavor you’re craving, these recipes will do the trick.

Peppermint Hot Chocolate (Courtesy of Kendra Darr, 
Simply Darrling

  • 2 oz. Smirnoff Peppermint Twist Vodka
  • 8 oz. Hot Chocolate
  • 3-4 Peppermint marshmallows

Chocolate Peppermint Martini (courtesy of Kendra Darr, Simply Darrling)screen-shot-2016-12-14-at-10-51-06-am

  • 4 oz. Smirnoff Peppermint Twist Vodka
  • 2 oz. crème de cacao
  • 1 oz. chocolate liquor
  • 2 oz. cream chocolate sauce & crushed preprint for garnish

Gingerbread Martini (courtesy of Kendra Darr, Simply Darrling)

  • 3 oz. Smirnoff Vodka
  • 3 oz. Irish cream
  • 2 tbsp. gingerbread syrup (or to taste)
  • 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract
  • 2 oz. whipped cream and & crushed gingerbread cookies for garnish

The Peppermint Knitted Nog

  • 1.5 oz. Smirnoff Peppermint Twist
  • 3 oz. Eggnog
  • Crushed peppermint candy & whipped cream for garnish

Cranberry Holiday Punch (courtesy of Kendra Darr, Simply Darrling)

  • 32 oz. (1/2 container) cranberry-raspberry juice
  • 32 oz. (1/2 container) pineapple juice
  • 2 liter cranberry lemon-lime pop
  • 750 mL bottle Smirnoff Vodka
  • Sliced lemons, limes & frozen cranberries for garnish