Pick Your (Delicious) Poison | 8 Boozy Desserts You'll Love

Looking for a delicious spin on your favorite desserts? How about a new way to enjoy your favorite booze? Why not both?

8 Boozy Desserts You’ll Love

We’ve compiled a list of the tastiest, booze-injected recipes that combine your two loves—alcohol and dessert. No matter if you’re making them for one or for a party of 20, these are sure to be your new go-to when you’re craving something sweet.

1. Rosé Soaked Gummy Bears

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The Skinny Fork

What You’ll Need:

  • ¾ Cup of Rosé
  • ½ Cup of Gummy Bears

This recipe is quite simple. Place your gummy bears into a large bowl and add the rosé. Let sit at room temperature for 10 hours. Your gummy bears will soak in all of the delicious rosé and leave you with a fancy take on your favorite sweet treat.

2. Champagne Jello Shots

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Delish

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 ½ Cups of Champagne
  • ¼ Cup of Vodka
  • 1 Tablespoon of Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon of Lemon Juice
  • 3 Packets of Gelatin
  • Rainbow Sprinkles (optional)

In a medium sauce pot, combine the lemon juice, sugar, and 1 ¼ cups of champagne. Pour and mix the packets of gelatin into the pot and let soften for about two minutes, or until it starts to bloom. Heat over low heat and stir until the gelatin has completely dissolved. Then add the vodka and remaining champagne.

Grease a small loaf pan with nonstick cooking spray and pour the mixture in. Place the pan into the refrigerator and let chill for two hours or until firm. Remove, cut into squares, dip in sprinkles, and enjoy!

3. RumChata Root Beer Float

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Chilled Magazine

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 Part RumChata
  • 3 Parts Root Beer
  • 1 Scoop of Vanilla Ice Cream

Put a grown-up spin on your favorite childhood dessert—root beer floats!

The new and extremely popular liquor, RumChata, blends the creamy Mexican drink, Horchata, with sweet rum, creating a rich, flavorful drink that can be enjoyed alone. When mixed with root beer, the result is devilishly decadent.

Mix one part RumChata for every three parts root beer and, of course, don’t forget about the ice cream! This is perfect for summertime barbecues, vacations, or even after a long day of work.

4. Bourbon and Bacon Monkey Bread

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Sounds like the perfect, manly creation, right? It is! The saltiness of the bacon, the fluffiness of the biscuits, and the dry flavor of the bourbon come together to create an ooey-gooey dessert you won’t be able to keep your hands off of.

What You’ll Need:

  • 8oz Bacon
  • 2 Cans of Pillsbury Grands Buttermilk Biscuits (15oz each)
  • ½ Cup of White Sugar
  • 1 Tablespoon of Cinnamon
  • 3/4 Cup of Salted Butter
  • 1 Cup of Dark Brown Sugar
  • 2 ½ Tablespoons of High-Quality Bourbon
  • Cooking Spray to grease

Start by preheating your oven to 350º. Thoroughly grease a medium bundt pan and set aside.

While the oven is heating, cut your bacon into chunks and brown until crisp. Drain the fat, and let the bacon cool.

In a gallon sized bag, mix together the white sugar and cinnamon. Cut each biscuit into quarters and add to the bag, coating each piece in the sugar blend. Once all are coated, layer into the bundt pan with the cooked chunks of bacon.

In a small sauce pot, melt the butter over medium-low heat. Mix the brown sugar and bourbon with the butter until smooth. Evenly pour this mixture over the biscuits, then bake for 30 minutes until cooked through. Remove, let rest, flip the pan, and enjoy!

5. White Russian Fudge

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The Decorated Cookie

What You’ll Need:

  • 1 (12 ounce) Package (2 Cups) of Semisweet Chocolate Chips
  • 2 Pounds (about 8 cups) of Confectioner’s Sugar
  • 2/3 Cup of Vodka
  • 1/3 Cup of Kahlua

To get started on this recipe, line a medium sheet pan with parchment paper.

Heat the chocolate chips in the microwave or on the stove over water, stirring occasionally. While the chocolate is melting, mix together the sugar, vodka, and Kahlua in a large bowl—it should look like icing.

Once the chocolate is melted, add it to the sugar mixture quickly, and stir well. Once completely blended, spread the mixture evenly onto the large, lined sheet pan. Let sit in the fridge or at room temperature for an hour and cut into squares when firm.

6. Raspberry Gin Popsicles

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No Spoon Necessary

  • 1 Cup of Simple Syrup
  • 6 Ounces of Fresh Raspberries, Divided (about 1 ½ cups)
  • 2 ½ Cups of Club Soda
  • ½ Cup of Lime Juice
  • ⅓ Cup of Gin
  • Popsicle Mold

There’s no better way to cool off than a popsicle—especially a popsicle with an adult twist.

This recipe is quite easy to make. In a large measuring cup or pitcher, stir together the lime juice, gin, club soda, and simple syrup. Evenly pour the mixture and distribute the fresh raspberries between popsicle molds. Insert popsicle sticks into the molds and place them into the freezer for around eight hours.

7. Whiskey Ice Cream

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The Inspired Home

  • ¾ Cups of Whole Milk
  • ½ Cup of Granulated Sugar
  • ⅔ Cups Heavy Cream
  • 1-2 Teaspoons Pure Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ Cup Coffee, Strongly Brewed
  • 2 Tablespoons Whiskey
  • Rock Salt
  • Gallon & small zip bags

Homemade ice cream is not only delicious, but fun to make. It gives you a sense of pride and will easily impress the entire family. This recipe is easy to make and will produce a chilly ice cream treat that will warm up your entire body.

In a medium bowl, mix together the milk and sugar until the sugar is dissolved. Once dissolved, stir in the heavy cream, vanilla, coffee, and whiskey to taste. Pour mixture into a small or medium sized zip bag.

Fill a gallon sized zip bag half full of ice and sprinkle a generous amount of rock salt. Place your small bag filled with cream into the large bag, zip it closed, and shake liberally for around 10 minutes or until the ice cream has formed. Serve and enjoy!

8. Tequila Mexican Hot Chocolate

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Lively Table

What You’ll Need:

  • 2 Tablespoons of Hot Chocolate Mix
  • ⅛ Tablespoon of Cinnamon
  • Pinch of Cayenne Pepper
  • 6-8 oz of Hot Water
  • 1 oz Tequila
  • Marshmallows


To make this boozy hot chocolate, add two tablespoons of your favorite brand of hot chocolate mix to a mug with cinnamon and cayenne. Pour in 4-6 ounces of hot water, leaving room for tequila. Whisk to combine, add the tequila, and whisk again. Top your hot chocolate with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon or a few marshmallows.