There’s so much to love about the holiday season – especially the parties. After all, you get to spend time with loved ones, show your generosity and appreciation, and watch joy spark in their eyes as they open a gift.
And, of course, our favorite part of any holiday party: desserts!
A special time of year means a special time to go all-out on holiday-themed treats. Candy canes in your stockings, cookies left out for Santa – and mouthwatering desserts and treats laid out during every holiday party you host or attend. After all, the holidays are a time to indulge and treat yourself after making it through another year!
This brings us to our second favorite part of any holiday party: drinks!
Eggnog is a classic for any holiday party, but you don’t have to stop there. We teamed up with our friends at San Tan Brewing Company for some irresistibly delicious brownie and spirit pairings that are perfect for serving at your next holiday party.
Cinnamon Crumb Blondie & Morning Coffee
Fairytale Treat: Cinnamon Crumb Blondie
- 1 oz Cinnamaple whiskey
- 1 oz Black Stills coffee liqueur
- 1 oz espresso
- Half and half
Method: Add Cinnamaple, Black Stills, and Espresso to the glass. Top and pack with ice. Splash half and half on top, garnish, and serve.
Garnish: Cinnamon stick
Raspberry Swirl Brownie & Citrus Rose Gin Fizz
Fairytale Treat: Raspberry Swirl Brownie
- 1 oz Saint Anne’s Citrus Rose gin
- 2 oz lemon simple syrup
- Soda water
Method: Add Citrus Rose and Lemon Simple Syrup to the glass. Top and pack with ice. Top with cold soda water. Garnish and serve.
Garnish: Lemon wheel
Snickerdoodle Cookie & “The” Old Fashioned
Fairytale Treat: Snickerdoodle Cookie
- .5 oz Orange Bliss Amaro
- .5 oz cold water
- 1.5 oz Crimson Oath Whiskey
Method: Add all ingredients to the glass in order. Top with 3-4 ice cubes, garnish, and serve.
Garnish: Orange twist
Caramel Brownie & Blackberry Sour
Fairytale Treat: Caramel Brownie
- 1 oz bourbon
- 2 oz blackberry sour mix
Method: Add ingredients to the glass. Pack with ice, garnish, and serve.
Garnish: Lime wheel
Sweeten Up Your Holiday Party
Whether you don’t have time to bake or just want to offer a wider variety of treats, you can’t go wrong with gourmet, individually wrapped Fairytale Treats. They’re a perfect gift for long-distance loved ones, too!