Ginger Snap Cocktail

Ginger Snap Cocktail
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The perfect holiday cocktail!  Ginger ale, spiced rum, cream liqueur and a few other goodies make this delicious drink fantastic for celebrating with friends and family.  If you like ginger snap cookies, you’ll love this!

The perfect holiday cocktail! Ginger ale, spiced rum, cream liqueur and a few other goodies make this delicious drink fantastic for celebrating with friends and family. If you like ginger snap cookies, you’ll love this!

This Thanksgiving we will be hosting my husband’s family, and I have to say I’m really looking forward to it!  Because all of us live in various parts of the country, this will be our chance to not only celebrate Thanksgiving, but also Christmas together!  My son is really looking forward to seeing his grandma, aunt and uncles.  With so many of us all under one roof, having ample drinks ready to go is essential!  My Ginger Snap Cocktail will be the perfect libation to celebrate the holidays with family!

The perfect holiday cocktail! Ginger ale, spiced rum, cream liqueur and a few other goodies make this delicious drink fantastic for celebrating with friends and family. If you like ginger snap cookies, you’ll love this!

Made with Canada Dry TEN® (full flavor, only 10 calories), this creamy, sparkling cocktail has all the flavors of the holidays in one delicious glass.  The fresh ginger flavor of Canada Dry TEN® is complemented with spiced rum, cream liqueur, and a dash of cloves making it perfect for any holiday party!

The perfect holiday cocktail! Ginger ale, spiced rum, cream liqueur and a few other goodies make this delicious drink fantastic for celebrating with friends and family. If you like ginger snap cookies, you’ll love this!

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The perfect holiday cocktail! Ginger ale, spiced rum, cream liqueur and a few other goodies make this delicious drink fantastic for celebrating with friends and family. If you like ginger snap cookies, you’ll love this!

Canada Dry® and Canada Dry TEN® are perfect for stocking your bar.  Keep plenty of cans on hand for you and your guests to grab for a quick drink or cocktail!

The perfect holiday cocktail! Ginger ale, spiced rum, cream liqueur and a few other goodies make this delicious drink fantastic for celebrating with friends and family. If you like ginger snap cookies, you’ll love this!

Making this fantastic Ginger Snap Cocktail is simple, and one that you can enjoy anytime the mood strikes.  To make this cocktail, you’ll need a cocktail shaker – if you don’t have one, no worries.  Using a simple mason jar with a tight-fitting lid works just as well.  To your cocktail shaker or jar, add your Canada Dry TEN®, the spiced rum, cream liqueur, and half and half.  Shake to combine, and then pour into glasses.  To add a pretty garnish to the glasses, I rimmed them with a bit of honey, and crushed gingersnap cookie crumbs.  Lastly, I added a sprinkle of ground cloves to the top of the drink, which is an excellent addition to this cocktail that compliments the flavors wonderfully!

The perfect holiday cocktail! Ginger ale, spiced rum, cream liqueur and a few other goodies make this delicious drink fantastic for celebrating with friends and family. If you like ginger snap cookies, you’ll love this!

Here’s how this easy, delicious holiday cocktail comes together:

Ginger Snap Cocktail
Recipe Type: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Author: Erin Indahl-Fink
Prep time:
Total time:
Serves: 1 drink
The perfect holiday cocktail! Ginger ale, spiced rum, cream liqueur and a few other goodies make this delicious drink fantastic for celebrating with friends and family. If you like ginger snap cookies, you’ll love this!
Ingredients
  • 4 oz. (½ cup) Canada Dry TEN® Ginger Ale
  • 1 oz. (1 shot) Spiced Rum
  • 1 oz. (1 shot) Cream Liqueur
  • 1 oz. (1 shot) half and half
  • pinch of cloves
  • honey and crushed gingersnap cookie crumbs for garnish
Instructions
  1. In martini glasses or other preferred cocktail glass, line the rims with honey, and crushed gingersnap cookie crumbs. (If desired)
  2. In cocktail shaker or mason jar with ice, add the Canada Dry TEN® Ginger Ale, spiced rum, cream liqueur, and half and half. Shake vigorously to combine. Pour into prepared martini glasses. Enjoy right away.

As we enter the holiday season, I hope you’re able to enjoy time with friends and family.  Make sure to have a delicious cocktail ready to get the party started.  Cheers!  ~Erin

Checkout out more recipes to enjoy this holiday season.

Do you have a favorite Canada Dry TEN® cocktail that you love to enjoy with friends and family over the holidays?  I would love to hear about your cocktail and holiday traditions!  Leave me a comment below.    

The perfect holiday cocktail! Ginger ale, spiced rum, cream liqueur and a few other goodies make this delicious drink fantastic for celebrating with friends and family. If you like ginger snap cookies, you’ll love this!

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Comments

  1. What a gorgeous drink, Erin! Gingersnaps are one of my all-time favorite cookies, so of course I would like a cocktail inspired by gingersnaps. I can’t wait to try this one during the holidays this year! #client

  2. Oh wow – these cocktails look so good! What a great recipe! Thanks for sharing!

  3. Festive and delicious cocktail!

  4. HELLLLLO! Yup drinking this for my Christmas treat beverage!!

  5. This looks right up my alley. I pinned your wonderful photo of this cocktail, and I’m definitely going to try this one over the holidays! Thanks for an inspiring recipe!

  6. This looks so pretty! Pinned and saved for sooner rather than later!

  7. I’ve never heard of that flavor for a drink before – that sounds yummy!! Pinned it!

  8. Sarah says:

    I love the idea of this, but wouldn’t shaking the ginger ale vigorously cause a fizzy explosion? I really want to try this because I have all the ingredients. Can the mixture be stirred to avoid this?

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