This sugar cookie martini recipe is a creamy, rich and sweet martini that is perfect for the holiday season. It is a great way to change up your dessert cocktails and treat those 21 and up in your family. If I get one thing under my Christmas tree this year, make it this sugar cookie cocktail because it is all that I need.
If you are looking for delicious Christmas cocktails this holiday season, look no further. This Christmas cookie martini is basically a Christmas cookie in a class and is definitely something you need to serve at your next holiday party. These can also be a delicious treat to make for New Years Eve if you want a fancy and rich drink to enjoy. It is time to get in the holiday spirit by enjoying this festive cocktail.
This was inspired by my Cinnamon Eggnog Cocktail on this site, and pairs well with these Brioche Cinnamon Rolls.
- Whole Milk
- Irish Cream liqueur
- Vanilla Vodka
- Vanilla Icing
See recipe card for quantities.
Add ice to a cocktail shaker and add icing to a small plate. Add whole milk to a measuring cup and pour into the cocktail shaker.
Measure out Irish Cream liqueur and pour into the cocktail shaker.
Measure vanilla vodka in a measuring cup and add to cocktail shaker.
Add amaretto into a measuring cup and then add to cocktail shaker. Put the lid on the cocktail shaker and shake until mixed. Rim the martini glass with icing and then coat the rim of the glass with sprinkles. Pour the martini into the martini glass.
Hint: chill your martini glass prior to pouring your mixed martini into it in order to help keep your martini chilled longer.
- Whole Milk - heavy cream can also be used. Do not use anything with less fat than whole milk though, you need the fat to help withstand the alcohol so that it does not coagulate.
- Amaretto - the amaretto can be switched out with white chocolate liqueur.
- Icing - the icing can be swapped out for a sugar rim if desired.
- White Chocolate Sugar Cookie Martini - add white chocolate liqueur for a flavor twist.
- Salted Caramel Sugar Cookie Martini - add salted caramel cream liqueur instead of the Irish cream.
- Strawberry Sugar Cookie Martini - add strawberry and cream liqueur instead of the Irish cream for a summery twist.
To create this recipe, you will need a cocktail shaker, a liquid measuring cup (with ounces) and martini glasses. You will also need plates to hold the vanilla frosting and sprinkles for the rim of your glass.
Leftovers can be stored refrigerated in an airtight container cup. It can also be made ahead in bulk. As is with any cocktail, it is best when freshly made.
These ingredients don't stand up well to freezing.
Use red and green sprinkles in order to make this a Christmas martini. This is one of the best holiday drinks and is very easy to make extra festive. This drink will add a little boozy kick to your next family holiday get together while also adhering to everyones sweet tooth cravings.
The vanilla flavor comes from the vanilla vodka. This when mixed with the milk and Irish cream creates a delicious milk and Christmas cookies vibe.
You definitely can! Half and half still has enough fat content to withstand the liquor in the cocktail.
Milk you can buy from the grocery store and any of the liquor or liqueur can be bought at your local liquor store.
Sugar Cookie Martini Recipe
- Martini Glasses
- Cocktail shaker
- Liquid Measuring Cup with ounces
- ½ cup whole milk
- ½ cup Irish Cream liqueur
- 1 ounce vanilla vodka
- 1 ounce amaretto
- Add ice to a cocktail shaker and add icing to a small plate. Add whole milk to a measuring cup and pour into the cocktail shaker.
- Measure out Irish Cream liqueur and pour into the cocktail shaker.
- Measure vanilla vodka in a measuring cup and add to cocktail shaker.
- Add amaretto into a measuring cup and then add to cocktail shaker. Put the lid on the cocktail shaker and shake until mixed.
- Rim the martini glass with icing and then coat the rim of the glass with sprinkles. Pour the martini into the martini glass.
- Cook to a minimum temperature of 165 °F (74 °C)
- Do not use the same utensils on cooked food, that previously touched raw meat
- Wash hands after touching raw meat
- Don't leave food sitting out at room temperature for extended periods
- Never leave cooking food unattended
- Use oils with high smoking point to avoid harmful compounds
- Always have good ventilation when using a gas stove
See more guidelines at USDA.gov.
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