Cocktail Recipes

pancake breakfast shot

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Here’s another fun cocktail shot to enjoy during happy hour. It really tastes like pancakes! Add a strip of bacon to each shot before serving, if you like. for one pancake breakfast shot: 1/2 oz. Irish whiskey (I like Jameson) 1/2 oz butterscotch schnapps (Buttershots) a strip of crispy bacon (optional) Pour whiskey and schnapps…

salted caramel apple pie chai latte

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This is a very easy, delicious, autumn beverage to prepare. I used a mix that I bought at Trader Joe’s. If you don’t have access to a Trader Joe’s, simply heat a cup of apple cider and brew a chai tea bag in it until it reaches desired strength. Remove tea bag and add almond…

oatmeal cookie shot

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Another fun drink shot for happy hour! The Oatmeal Cookie Shot! ~ for one oatmeal cookie shot ~ (double or triple this recipe as needed) 1/2 oz. cinnamon schnapps 1/2 oz. Buttershots liqueur 1/2 oz. Bailey’s Irish Cream For shot glass rims: Dip tops of shot glasses in a little dish with water in the…

scooby snack shot

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Here’s a fun little libation for your Friday night and weekend festivities. I like to make these around Halloween. Love the name! 1/2 oz. Malibu coconut rum 1/2 oz. creme de banana 1/2 oz. Midori melon liqueur 1/2 oz. pineapple juice 1 and 1/2 oz. sweetened whipped cream Pour rum, creme de banana, Midori, and…

not your father’s root beer float {cocktail}

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We recently discovered this amazing, “boozy” root beer called Not Your Father’s Root Beer. It is SO good! I immediately knew I had to get some and make giant root beer floats with it. I must say, that was a good call. Cheers, Lovelies! I think you’re going to love this summer cocktail! for one…

blueberry fizz vodka lemonade

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While Jeff was mowing the lawn, Grace and I decided it would be fun to head outside and lounge on the deck. I sat at the umbrella table and started reading this amazing book that my friend lent to me. It’s set in northern Minnesota in various areas that are familiar to me. I always…

the farmer’s daughter cocktail

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Happy weekend, Lovelies! As you know, I am obsessed with strawberries. I absolutely love them. And paired with basil… oh my! A match made in heaven. This delicious, refreshing cocktail is the best of both of those worlds. I think these cocktails would make a lovely addition to a Mother’s Day celebration or a summer…

the dirty banana cocktail

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There are a LOT of versions of this tropical banana cocktail out there but my daughter makes them better than anyone else. They’re SO good! Ready? this recipe makes one big drink: In the bowl of a blender, combine: 1 oz. dark rum 1/2 oz. Bailey’s Irish cream 1/2 oz. Kahlua 1/2 of a large…

teddy bear toddy cocoa

teddybeartoddy

Typically a “toddy” is used as an elixir to soothe the symptoms of the common cold. I decided to create an elixir to soothe frazzled nerves after a marathon stint of holiday shopping at the mall, fighting for a parking spot, elbowing your way through crowds of crazy shoppers, putting up with snotty sales clerks,…

bailey’s irish cream cocoa

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Oooohhhh! Are you ready for this creamy, dreamy cocoa laced with Bailey’s Irish Cream? Sometimes I make this with the original Baileys and sometimes I make it with my delicious homemade version of Irish cream. Either way it’s delicious and the perfect nightcap to enjoy by the fire while your Christmas lights are twinkling 😉…