4 Cookie-flavored holiday cocktails that are sure to wow

Dec 10, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. ET

The holidays, cookies and booze all go hand in hand. This Christmas I have decided to kill two birds with one stone: I'm just going to drink all my cookies. Totally legit idea, am I right?

The best thing about these cocktails is they do not require any crazy-expensive liquors or liqueurs. If you keep a well-stocked bar, then you might even have everything on hand. How's that for simple?

chocolate peppermint cocktail

Chocolate-peppermint cookie cocktail recipe

This simple chocolate-peppermint cookie cocktail is the perfect libation for your holiday party. It's packed full of chocolate and mint flavoring.

Yields 1

Total time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces half-and-half
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1 ounce peppermint schnapps
  • 1 ounce chocolate liqueur
  • Whipped cream, for topping
  • Crushed candy canes, for topping

Directions:

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, and add in all the ingredients.
  2. Shake until well combined, and pour into a cocktail glass.
  3. Top with whipped cream and crushed candy canes, if desired.
sugar cookie cocktail

Sugar cookie cocktail recipe

This sugar cookie cocktail gives you the flavor of your favorite cookie but with a boozy twist. Totally delicious and a breeze to make.

Yields 1

Total time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 2 ounces chocolate whipped cream vodka
  • 2 ounces Irish cream
  • 2 ounces half-and-half
  • 1 ounce butterscotch schnapps
  • Whipped cream, for topping
  • Sprinkles, for topping

Directions:

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, and add in all the ingredients.
  2. Shake until well combined, and pour into a cocktail glass.
  3. Top with whipped cream and sprinkles, if desired.

coconut macaroon cocktail

Coconut-macaroon cookie cocktail recipe

Don't feel like baking but want cookies? Why not get that cookie flavor in cocktail form. You won't know what you love more after making this cocktail — cookies or martinis.

Yields 1

Total time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1 ounce coconut rum
  • 1 ounce crème de cacao
  • 1 ounce half-and-half
  • 1 tablespoon cream of coconut
  • Toasted coconut, for topping

Directions:

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, and add in all the ingredients.
  2. Shake until well combined, and pour into a cocktail glass.
  3. Top with toasted coconut, if desired.

snickerdoodle cookie cocktail

Snickerdoodle cookie cocktail recipe

Cinnamon and sugar are what Christmas is about — sweet, spicy and delicious, whether in cookie or drink form. You're going to love this snickerdoodle cookie cocktail, perhaps even more than the cookie itself.

Yields 1

Total time: 5 minutes

Ingredients:

  • 1/3 cup cinnamon sugar
  • 2 ounces half-and-half
  • 1 ounce cinnamon schnapps
  • 1 ounce vanilla vodka

Directions:

  1. Dip the rim of a cocktail glass into water and then into cinnamon sugar.
  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice, and add in all the ingredients.
  3. Shake until well combined, and pour into the cocktail glass.

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