Elf Shot – Twelve Shots of Christmas Day Eight

Elf Shot

Elf Shot is the eighth of our Twelve Shots of Christmas. Buddy the Elf, what’s your favorite color? This shot was really fun to make and has lots of sugar and syrup in it.

Jamie and I have come up with twelve unique holiday themed shots which can be made easily with alcohol you can buy in small shooters and inexpensive mixers. All of the recipes have been posted on the Twelve Shots of Christmas Advent Calendar post here. Or you can follow along and get a new shot each day up until Christmas Day. Use this free printable Twelve Shots of Christmas Shopping List to get everything you’ll need for to follow along and have daily Christmas shots.

Elf Shot

Elf Shot Recipe

Makes two shots.


  • 2 oz Whiskey
  • 2 tsp Maple Syrup
  • 2 oz Cream Soda
  • Sugar (for rim)

How To:

Mix together maple syrup and whiskey. Shake mixture in shaker with ice. Pour into two shot glasses rimmed with sugar and top with cream soda.

Check out the other Twelve Shots of Christmas recipes here:

Apple Pie Shot with Fireball    Hot Chocolate Shot recipe  Gingerbread Shot Twelve Days of Christmas

   Grinch Shot  Heat Miser Snow Miser Shot


Alcohol Advent Calendar DIY



To make this cute advent calendar that features our Twelve Shots of Christmas, click here.




Elf Shots