Make your Christmas cookie exchange party even more merry with one of these fun and festive drinks. Choose from rum punch, white cranberry cosmopolitans, champagne cocktails, nonalcoholic pomegranate sparklers, and many more.
Think of it as the all-American version of Venice's frosty-fruity sgroppino cocktail. Instead of the Italian version's lemons, freeze the flesh of a watermelon and puree it to an ice-cold slush. Add vodka and Prosecco to the mix (or leave them out altogether).
Making your own bitters is a labor of love, so use the highest-quality ingredients you can, such as unwaxed organic citrus and top-shelf vodka. Gentian can be found online or at some health-food stores.