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
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1. Buttered Rum and Apple Hot Toddy
The flavors of two festive cocktails combine into the one standout sipper that’s perfect for after dinner.
2. Key Lime Pie Cocktail
We’ve turned the classic citrus dessert into a mouthwatering cocktail that’s finished with a dollop of Marshmallow Fluff.
3. Creamy Ginger Colada
Packed with spice and everything nice, this Rumchata-spiked wonder gets extra zing from fresh ginger syrup.
4. Irish Coffee with Whiskey Whipped Cream
This spin on the classic cocktail features irresistible whiskey-infused whipped cream topping.
5. Double Toffee Coffee Cocktail
Topped with whipped cream, butterscotch sauce and candy bits, this sip sweetens any evening.
6. Grasshopper Cocktail
Creamy, dreamy and oh so rich, this cool green sipper made with crème de menthe can double as dessert.
7. Hot Choco-Hazelnut
Our Nutella-inspired boozy delight is extra irresistible topped with a cloud of softly whipped cream.
8. Pumpkin-Spice Rum Latte
Our pie-inspired coffeehouse creation gets a splash of dark rum to make it even more irresistible.
9. Snickerdoodle Eggnog
Cinnamon whiskey and a spiced rim transform this traditional sip into a festive new favorite.
10. Brandy Alexander
This cocktail became popular in the early 20th century, and it’s the perfect mix of sweet and silky.
11. Chocolate-Espresso Martini
We upgraded the popular tipple with a splash of chocolate liqueur for the perfect sweet after-dinner pick-me-up.
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