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Homemade Peppermint Vodka

Homemade Peppermint Vodka is the key to making the best minty fresh cocktails for the holidays. Infuse peppermint candies with vodka for a sweet spirit you can enjoy in a mixed drink or as a shooter. Makes a great Christmas gift!

let’s get started!

what you'll need

a bowl or jar with lid a strainer + filter

Prep Time: 5 Min

2 cups vodka 30 peppermint candies

makes: 2 cups


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Unwrap your candy.


Remove the wrappers from your peppermints to prepare for infusion.

Add candy to jar(s).


Place your candy into your jar or bowl. If using more than one, divide evenly.

Get boozy!


Top candy with vodka and cover the bowl or jar.

Wait it out.


Let the vodka sit for at least 4-6 hours or overnight. 3-4 days will give strongest flavor.

Strain until smooth.


Strain into your desired container, filtering out any candy particles.



Serve as a shooter or mix into holiday drinks for a festive peppermint flavor. Cheers!

Give as a gift.


Infused liqueur makes a great gift! Add a red bow and ta-da! You're done.