A versatile ingredient in any liquor cabinet, schnapps come in just about every imaginable flavor. From peppermint shooters to jaffa schnapps, these easy cocktails made with schnapps are the hit of any party.

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White Strawberry Sangria

Better Homes and Gardens

This fresh take on sangria combines strawberry schnapps and white wine to create a crisp, fruity summer drink.

Pork Tenderloin Wrapped in Puff Pastry

Midwest Living

For this impressive dinner entree, roasted pork tenderloin is encased in flaky puff pastry with a tasty layer of mincemeat.

Sparkling Sangria

Family Circle

Spiced Hot Cider


For a nonalcoholic version, omit the applejack and schnapps and add 2 tablespoons cinnamon-flavored syrup, such as Torani brand.

Total: 10 mins

Hot Chocolate Goes Gourmet -- Just in Time for the Holidays!

Now that Thanksgiving is behind us, it's officially -- officially -- holiday season, which means it's totally acceptable to drink hot chocolate for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and dessert. In between meals is fine, too. But why be boring about it? Food blog The Daily Meal found a slew of recipes from around the country at places serving the drink with everything from gourmet chocolates to chocolate bars to chiles and spices-- all to up the wow factor. (Click here for Christmas cookie recipes to go with your chocolate!) We're totally serving this at our cookie exchange: hot chocolateread more

Sangria Spikes up Summer Fun

Sangria isn't just a summer beverage. It's summer in a bowl, an excuse to use fresh strawberries, peaches, blackberries, and other fruits of the season that will show up later in a beautiful glass filled with the most refreshing of thirst-quenching coolers. Sangria is the classic drink of Spain and Portugal, and each frosty pitcher seems to burst with sunshine.

Counting Carbs? Count on Dessert! 8 Fabulous Low-Carb Desserts

Remember thirty years ago when everybody decided that low-fat diets were the way to go? Except me, because I've never eaten anything low-fat unless it was born that way. Fruits and vegetables, yes.

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