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Keep The Good Times Rolling With One of These Delicious Dessert Cocktails

Sometimes there’s nothing better than a dessert cocktail — whether served hot or cold, these slow sippers help keep the good times going strong and make any meal feel like a celebration. That’s why we’ve gathered our 11 favorite recipes. From retro classics to trendy new twists, there’s a drink to satisfy everyone’s tastes. Even better: You don’t have to be a master mixologist to make them, thanks to our easy step-by-step instructions. The hardest part? Deciding which one to try first! So keep scrolling for the dessert cocktails that are sure to become your new go-tos.

11 recipes for dessert cocktails

These sips really take the, er, cake! Can’t get enough sweets? Click through for our cocktail-inspired cupcakes that are a real boozy treat.

1. Buttered Rum and Apple Hot Toddy

Buttered Rum and Apple Hot Toddy dessert cocktails
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The flavors of two festive cocktails combine into the one standout sipper that’s perfect for after dinner.

2. Key Lime Pie Cocktail

Key Lime Pie Cocktails for dessert
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We’ve turned the classic citrus dessert into a mouthwatering cocktail that’s finished with a dollop of Marshmallow Fluff.

3. Creamy Ginger Colada

Creamy Ginger Colada dessert cocktails
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Packed with spice and everything nice, this Rumchata-spiked wonder gets extra zing from fresh ginger syrup.

4. Irish Coffee with Whiskey Whipped Cream

Irish coffee dessert cocktails
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This spin on the classic cocktail features irresistible whiskey-infused whipped cream topping.

5. Double Toffee Coffee Cocktail

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Topped with whipped cream, butterscotch sauce and candy bits, this sip sweetens any evening.

6. Grasshopper Cocktail

Grasshopper cocktails for dessert
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Creamy, dreamy and oh so rich, this cool green sipper made with crème de menthe can double as dessert.

7. Hot Choco-Hazelnut

Hot Choco-Hazelnut dessert cocktails
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Our Nutella-inspired boozy delight is extra irresistible topped with a cloud of softly whipped cream.

8. Pumpkin-Spice Rum Latte

Pumpkin spice rum latter dessert cocktails
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Our pie-inspired coffeehouse creation gets a splash of dark rum to make it even more irresistible.

9. Snickerdoodle Eggnog

Snickerdoodle Eggnog dessert cocktails
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Cinnamon whiskey and a spiced rim transform this traditional sip into a festive new favorite.

10. Brandy Alexander

Brandy Alexander dessert cocktails
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This cocktail became popular in the early 20th century, and it’s the perfect mix of sweet and silky.

11. Chocolate-Espresso Martini

Chocolate-Espresso Martini dessert cocktails
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We upgraded the popular tipple with a splash of chocolate liqueur for the perfect sweet after-dinner pick-me-up.


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