12 Drinks of Christmas

A drink to celebrate each day!

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Popular children's song "The 12 Days of Christmas" may be irritating on its own, but these 12 cocktails can make even The Muppets' version tolerable.

3 French hens

While the experts may agree that the Catholic interpretation of "The 12 Days of Christmas" is bunk, we couldn't help but notice that the meanings assigned to the French hens are the three theological virtues: faith, hope and charity. We also couldn't help but notice that only three ingredients are needed to make a French toast-flavored shooter.

3-Ingredient French hen toaster recipe

french toast shooter recipe

Serves 1


  • Ice
  • 1 ounce Baileys
  • 1 ounce Goldschläger
  • 1 ounce butterscotch schnapps
  • Cinnamon, nutmeg or clove for garnish


  1. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine all 3 ingredients.
  2. Shake until the shaker turns cold in your hands.
  3. Strain it into a rocks glass or small cocktail glass (filled with ice if desired) and sprinkle the top with cinnamon, nutmeg or clove.

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Heather Barnett is a freelance writer and foodie whose work has been featured in blogs, websites, magazines, and TV and radio ads. She spends her free time relaxing with her soulmate, Keith; her dog, Mosby "The Fly Slayer;" and Felix the Fish. You can follow her on Twitter @HireHeather.