Indulge Your Sweet Tooth: Candy Cocktail Recipes

11th Jun 2013 / By Guest Contributor


DIY_Candy Inspired Cocktails 6.11.13

 

National Candy Month is celebrated the entire month of June. To celebrate we made four delicious candy cocktails to satisfy your sweet tooth! Check out the recipes below featuring your favorite candy from childhood. Bubbly Pops: a fun twist to champagne!

All you’ll need is:

  • 6oz. of your favorite champagne
  • Your favorite lollipops

Pour your chilled champagne into a flute and let your favorite lollipop become infused by the bubbly.

Chocolatini: for the chocolate lovers!

To recreate this velvety yumminess, you’ll need:

  • 2oz. vodka
  • 1oz. chocolate liqueur

Combine the vodka and chocolate liqueur in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Give it a few good shakes to chill the contents. Pour into the classic martini glass and enjoy!

Nerdy Punch: a cocktail full of fruity deliciousness!

Combine:

  • Your favorite Nerds flavors
  • 4oz. orange-strawberry juice
  • 2oz. vodka
  • 1 lemon

Wet the rim of your glass with lemon, and dip it into a mound of Nerds to garnish the glass. Next, add your orange-strawberry juice, vodka, and the juice of one lemon to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake it up to chill the ingredients and pour into your garnished glass.

Jolly Rancher Cooler: the perfect light and sweet refresher!

  • 6 green Jolly Ranchers
  • 1 oz. green apple vodka
  • 1 oz. peach schnapps
  • 4 oz. cranberry juice
  • 1 lemon wedge

Crush your Jolly Ranchers into small coarse pieces. Wet the rim of your glass, with lemon, and dip into the crushed Jolly Ranchers. Combine all your ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice and give it a few good shakes. Pour into your garnished glass and enjoy this yummy cooler.

Cheers to sipping sweets instead of eating them! What candy would you use for your cocktail?

 

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