Here’s a recipe for a hot spiced drink from Sparrow’s Peter Vestinos that’ll keep the good cheer flowing all season long. The trick? A dough-like base — made with butter, brown sugar, and baking spices — that you can prep ahead of time and keep in the fridge for the many holiday cocktail gatherings to come. “It’s a bit of work initially,” says Vestinos, “but not much more than making cookies.”
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