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Rudolf Chocolate Martini Recipe and More Holiday Martini Recipes

Updated on August 3, 2013

Christmas Cocktail Recipes

This Rudolph Chocolate Martini and other holiday martini recipes are fun to feature at any holiday party or gathering. Your guests will applaud your creativity and marvel at your garnishing genius! Have (safe) fun at your next holiday party by creating these simple and delicious top holiday martini recipes for your guests.

If you have a friend or family member that is crazy about martinis, give them one of the painted martini glasses or ornaments featured below. They'll love it!

Image: Lolita Martini Glass, Santa's New Hat

Martini Themed Christmas Ornament - Great Gift Idea

Naughty or Nice? Martini Christmas Ornament
Naughty or Nice? Martini Christmas Ornament

Christmas Martini Glass Ornaments make excellent gift ideas for moms, sisters, girlfriends, neighbors and more! Be sure to see all our titles as well as our Christmas Wine & Martini drinking Glasses! We also offer wine glass Christmas ornaments!

 
Rudolph chocolate martini recipe
Rudolph chocolate martini recipe

Rudolph Chocolate Martini

Ingredients:

1 1/2 Shots Vodka

1 1/2 Shots Chocolate Liqueur (Godiva, Dove or Creme de Caco)

2 shots half and half

Shaved Chocolate

Chocolate Sugar Rimmer

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a chocolate sugar rimmed martini glass.

Garnish with shaved chocolate and a cherry on a pick for Rudolph's nose.

Image Credit: ClipArts101.com

Hand Painted Martini Glass for Christmas - A Great Gift Idea

Lolita Love My Martini Glass, Santa's New Hat
Lolita Love My Martini Glass, Santa's New Hat

This martini glass is reminiscent of Santa's hat -- complete with white trim. any martini lover would jump at the chance to drink their martini from Santa's hat!

 

More Holiday Martini Recipes...

Ingredients:

1/2 shot of Blue Curacao

1 Shot Vodka

3 Shots Sour Mix

Combine ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass rimmed in white sugar or raspberry sugar.

Serve with frozen ice stick as garnish.

Image: Amazon - Set of 2 Ice Sticks Flexible Ice Trays

Icicles for your Icicle Martini - Silicone Ice Stick Trays, set of 2

Progressive International PLIR-3 Set of 2 Ice Sticks Flexible Ice Trays
Progressive International PLIR-3 Set of 2 Ice Sticks Flexible Ice Trays

This is a must for the icicle martini: ice cubes in the shape if icicles! They really add to the theme!

 

Ingredients:

1 1/2 shots of Grape Vodka

3 shots of Grape Juice

White Sugar Rimmer

Mix first two in a shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass rimmed with white sugar.

Garnish with gumdrops on a pick.

Image Credit: Mom the Barbarian Under CC by 2.0 License

Plum Striped Hand Decorated Martini Glass - Martini Recipes

Epic 93-344 10 oz Boutique-Quality Hand-Decorated Whimtini Martini Glass
Epic 93-344 10 oz Boutique-Quality Hand-Decorated Whimtini Martini Glass

This gorgeous plum colored martini glass is a great way to serve the sugar plum fairy martini at your holiday party or get together.

 

Ingredients:

1 1/2 Shots Spiced Rum

3 Shots Eggnog

Vanilla Sugar Rimmer

Combine first two ingredients in cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into martini glass rimmed with Vanilla or Vanilla Carmel sugar.

Garnish with a cinnamon stick and a dash of nutmeg on top.

Image Credit: izik Under the CC by 2.0 License

Ingredients:

1 1/2 Shots of Blue Raspberry Vodka

3 Shots of Pineapple Juice

Pineapple Sugar Rimmer (or white sugar)

Combine first two ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass rimmed with green watermelon sugar rimmer.

Garnish with a mint sprig.

Image Credit: Merelymel Under the CC by SA 2.0 License

Ingredients:

2 Shots Vodka

1/2 Shot Triple Sec

1 1/2 Shots of Orange Juice

1 1/2 Shots Cranberry Juice

Crushed Peppermint Sugar Rimmer (or you can make your own by crushing a candy cane to a fine dust.)

Combine top four ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass with a watermelon green sugar rimmer.

Garnish with a candy cane.

Image Credit: © Maria Dryfhout | Under License with Dreamstime.com

Lolita Painted Martini Glass - Another Tipsy Christmas

Lolita - Martini Glass - Another Tipsy Christmas by Santa Barbara - GLS4-5565A
Lolita - Martini Glass - Another Tipsy Christmas by Santa Barbara - GLS4-5565A

Lolita Love My Martini Glass Another Tipsy Christmas. Lolita Martini Glasses are sure to be a hit at your next cocktail party; this lovely glass from Santa Barbara Ceramic Design is an officially licensed item by artist Tracey 'Lolita' Yancey. Each glass is distinctly gift boxed, and includes unique recipe on bottom of glass. Makes a great gift!

 
Cinnamon Martini
Cinnamon Martini

Christmas Cinnamon Martini

Ingredients:

1 shot Red Apple Schnapps

1 1/2 shots Cinnamon Schnapps

3 shots of Sour Mix

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake well. Strain into a martini glass with a cinnamon sugar rimmer.

Garnish with a cinnamon stick or small apple on a swizzle stick.

Image Credit: WxMom Under CC by SA 2.0 License

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      June Parker 4 years ago from New York

      Everything looks and sounds fabulous, but I have to try the Rudolf Chocolate Martini Recipe first. *Squid Blessed*

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      OneHappyFeet 4 years ago

      These look great.

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      Wednesday-Elf 4 years ago from Savannah, Georgia

      Eggnog and rum has always been my favorite holiday drink.... :)

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      Cynthia Sylvestermouse 4 years ago from United States

      ROFLOL! I love that fuzzy martini glass! It looks so pretty!

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      BuckHawkcenter 4 years ago

      Alright, I am now set for my holiday martinis! Add in the fanciful glasses and it will be party on dude for me!

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      Anthony Godinho 5 years ago from Ontario, Canada

      Many cocktail recipes that I would like from the above. Nicely done!

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      anonymous 5 years ago

      I def want to try the rudolph martini...prly gonna use voli though hehe

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      I love Martinis but not quite good in making it, your recipes make it look so simple.

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      DecoratingEvents 6 years ago

      @anonymous: I wish I had the makings too! Guess I'll have to stick with my Reisling! LOL Happy New Year Tipi and squid hugs to you too!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      The recipes all look great. Too bad I don't keep a stock of these items on hand, and I'm sitting still because of the weather. One of these would be nice to celebrate the New Year.

      {{SquidHugs}}

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      Rita-K 6 years ago

      With the Holidays here I am going to try a couple! Great lens!

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      anonymous 6 years ago

      Almost too pretty to drink! Well...........almost!

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      Wanda Fitzgerald 6 years ago from Central Florida

      These are awesome! I love Martinis, both vodka and gin.

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      BuckHawkcenter 6 years ago

      What fun! You got me with the Chocolate Martini. But, they all look so good. Are martinins appropriate for breakfast?

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      DecoratingEvents 6 years ago

      @ohcaroline: I hardly drink anymore but they are beautiful! :D

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      DecoratingEvents 6 years ago

      @BuckHawkcenter: YES! LOL Just kidding but wouldn't it be nice?

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      ohcaroline 6 years ago

      I don't drink but they sure are good looking. Great lens.

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      DecoratingEvents 6 years ago

      Thanks ladies! You are wonderful and have one for me Mary Beth! (I need to get to the store!) LOL Thank you for the blessing!

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      Mary Beth Granger 6 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      The Holiday Cheer Martini sounded so good I just made myself one:) Blessed and added to my December Blessings lens.

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      Mary Beth Granger 6 years ago from O'Fallon, Missouri, USA

      I think I'll try that Holiday Cheer Martini!

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      Sandy Mertens 6 years ago from Frozen Tundra

      I really like those glasses. Nice lens.

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      capriliz lm 6 years ago

      Well, the Rudolph Chocolate Martini certainly caught my eye. I am going to remember that one for New Year's Eve!