Apple Mint Caramel Shaker….this makes a great holiday cocktail

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Apple Mint Caramel Shaker….this makes a great holiday cocktail

apple-caramel-cockDessert in a glass! You can skip the apple caramel pie and enjoy this decadent cocktail instead.

YIELD: 2 DRINKS
1 cup apple-caramel pie filling, plus 2 table-spoons

of juice reserved for rimming the glasses 1⁄2 cup apple brandy
1⁄4 cup pitted dates
1⁄3 cup whole milk

Salt to taste

1/2 cup finely chopped walnuts, for rimming the glasses

1/4 bunch fresh mint leaves, for garnish

Combine in a blender the pie filling, brandy, dates, milk, and salt. Puree until well incorporated. Dip the rim of each glass into the reserved juice and coat with finely chopped walnuts. Fill each glass with the blended mixture, garnish with mint, and serve.

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