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.

5 Golden rings

If the bird theory is to be believed, this refers to a bird with a golden-ringed neck, but we prefer the literal translation — bling! This apple-cinnamon toddy gets its kick and its cinnamon-flavored bling from Goldschläger cinnamon schnapps.

Golden apple-cinnamon hot toddy recipe

apple-cinnamon hot toddy recipe

Serves 1


  • 1 ounce Goldschläger
  • 5-6 ounces hot apple cider
  • 1 cinnamon stick (for garnish)
  • Caramel dipping sauce (for garnish, optional)
  • Gold sprinkles (for garnish, optional)


  1. In a coffee or tea mug, mix the Goldschläger with the hot cider.
  2. To garnish, dip 1 end of a cinnamon stick in caramel dipping sauce and roll the caramel end in gold sprinkles. Put the cinnamon stick plain side down in the cider.

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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.