Festive holiday cocktails from Diamond Girls Bartenders

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Finding delicious and festive cocktails to serve at your holiday parties is not always an easy task. Mary Rodriguez of Diamond Girls Bartenders shared a few of her favorite drink recipes. If you're not into whipping up your own cocktails, Diamond Girls Bartenders is available for hire for weddings, receptions, private parties, bachelor and bachelorette parties, corporate events and more.

Fresh Whiskey Sours

3/4 cup whiskey
1/2 c fresh lemon juice (about 3 lemons)
1/2 c fresh lime juice (about 4 limes)
2/3 c simple syrup (equal parts of sugar and water than has been brought to a boil, cooled and stored)

Stir all ingredients in pitcher. Pour over ice and garnish with a maraschino cherry.

Jack Frost Cocktail

2 ounces of pineapple juice
2 ounces of blue curacao
2 ounces of rum
1 ounce of cream of coconut

Shake and pour into chilled martini glass. Garnish with a maraschino cherry.


2 ounces of cherry syrup
2 ounces of gin
5 to 6 ounces of club soda
1 ounce of red wine
maraschino cherry