Let the parents rejoice and the kids groan -- it's back-to-school time! I believe you can always create a reason to celebrate with an adult beverage, and the Back-To-Schooltini is the perfect cocktail to say “cheers” to shipping off your rugrats on the big yellow cheese bus.



1 oz. Vodka
4 oz. Apple juice
Splash of cranberry juice
Cinnamon sticks


Place cinnamon stick with ice in cocktail shaker. Add vodka, apple juice and cranberry juice, then shake vigorously. Strain into a siled martini glass, and garnish with an apple skin and cinnamon stick.