04/07/2014 Peep-tinis


½ cup light corn syrup, optional
Pink, blue and violet decorating sugars, optional
2/3 cup marshmallow-flavored vodka, such as Smirnoff
2 Tbsp. clear crème de cacao
2 cups chilled seltzer
Pink, blue and purple liquid food coloring, optional
Pink, blue and purple Peep bunnies or chicks


To rim martini glasses with sugar, spread syrup over a small plate.

Spread sugars over separate plates.

One at a time, dip rim into syrup; lift straight up.

Dip into sugar; let stand for 5 minutes.

Lift glass; tap to release excess sugar.

Stand upright to dry.


In a cocktail shaker, mix vodka and crème de cacao; fill with 8 ice cubes.

Cover; shake.

Strain into 4 glasses.

Tint as desired with food coloring, stirring with pick.

Divide; add seltzer.

Garnish with Peeps.