Candy Cane Gimlet

A gimlet is a simple cocktail of gin or voda, lime juice, and sugar syrup. Our Candy Cane Gimlet gets a makeover for the holidays with the addition of peppermint Schnapps--and candy cane garnishes.

Yield: Makes 1 serving
Recipe from Southern Living

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  • 2 tablespoons gin
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons peppermint Schnapps
  • 1 teaspoon fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 cup lemon-lime soft drink, chilled
  • Garnish: peppermint sticks


  1. Pour first 3 ingredients over ice in a 10-oz. glass. Top with lemon-lime soft drink. Garnish each serving, if desired. Serve immediately.
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