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Light Christmas cocktails such as Rudolph’s Nose (left) Chilly Pear Tree can add festive mood holiday celebrations. | Matthew Mead~AP

Light Christmas cocktails such as Rudolph’s Nose (left) and Chilly Pear Tree can add to the festive mood at holiday celebrations. | Matthew Mead~AP

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Updated: January 22, 2012 8:02AM


3 canned light
syrup-packed pear halves, cut into chunks and frozen

8 ounces pear syrup (from cans)

4 ounces vodka

1 ounce lemon juice

Pinch cinnamon

Pinch salt

2 sprigs fresh rosemary, to garnish

In a blender, combine all ingredients except the rosemary and puree until very smooth. Serve in a cocktail glass. Garnish each glass with a rosemary sprig.

J.M. Hirsch

Nutrition facts per serving: 250 calories, 0 g fat, 0 g saturated fat, 0 mg cholesterol, 31 g carbohydrates, 0 g protein, 130 mg sodium, 0 g fiber

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