Alcohol-Infused Desserts for Any Party (Even a Party of 1)
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Alcohol-Infused Desserts for Any Party (Even a Party of 1)

Delicious desserts with a buzz
Alcohol-Infused Desserts for Any Party (Even a Party of 1)
Courtesy of Betty Crocker

When hosting or just having a party for one, it’s integral to have the best cocktails for sipping and the best desserts for sweet snacking. So why not combine them? These sweet treats include ingredients from your favorite cocktails for a little booze-infused fun.

Aperol Spritz Bars

Aperol Spritz Bars
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Aperol spritzes are one of the trendiest cocktails right now, and these Aperol spritz bars infuse the best flavors from this drink. What makes this recipe even better is that it includes some sparkling wine.

For the Aperol Spritz Bars recipe, click here.

Old-Fashioned Pound Cake With Orange Bitters Glaze

Old-Fashioned Pound Cake With Orange Bitters Glaze
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Wouldn’t you love to be able to eat your favorite dessert and drink your favorite cocktail at the same time? This pound cake mimics a classic Old-Fashioned cocktail by mixing bourbon in the cake mix. Orange bitters complete the dessert.

For the Old-Fashioned Pound Cake With Orange Bitters Glaze recipe, click here.

Red Wine Snack Cake With Goat Cheese Frosting and Candied Olives

Red Wine Snack Cake With Goat Cheese Frosting and Candied Olives
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Instead of making retro snack foods like a cheese and olive platter, candy your olives and use them as a garnish for this chocolate cake with goat cheese frosting.

For the Red Wine Snack Cake With Goat Cheese Frosting and Candied Olives recipe, click here.

Bourbon Balls

Bourbon Balls
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You don’t have to splurge on expensive store-bought desserts for parties. Save money by making this simple and easy dessert at home. These small balls packed with bourbon and covered in chocolate will have all of the adults wanting more than just one.

For the Bourbon Balls recipe, click here.

Frosé Pops

Frosé Pops
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When the weather becomes too hot, don’t just cool down with a simple frozen fruit treat. Add some booze with frozen fruits, leave it in the freezer for at least four hours and then enjoy a nice alcoholic dessert after a long day.

For the Frosé Pops recipe, click here.

Double Date Cake With Whiskey Butterscotch Sauce

Double Date Cake With Whiskey Butterscotch Sauce
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Sure, you can make your usual pies for your family during the holidays, but why not try something new? This cake recipe is full of bold flavors using whole pitted dates mixed with rye whiskey.

For the Double Date Cake With Whiskey Butterscotch Sauce recipe, click here.

Instant Pot Pumpkin Bourbon Cheesecake

Instant Pot Pumpkin Bourbon Cheesecake
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Let the Instant Pot do most of the work for you when making this fall-flavored cheesecake. Once it’s done, all that’s left for you to do is enjoy the sweet taste of canned pumpkin spiked with whiskey or bourbon.

For the Instant Pot Pumpkin Bourbon Cheesecake recipe, click here.

Tart Cherry Amaretto Pie

Tart Cherry Amaretto Pie
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This cherry dessert has a special ingredient that makes it different from the others: amaretto liqueur.

For the Tart Cherry Amaretto Pie recipe, click here.

Rum-Glazed Dried Plum Mini-Cakes

Rum-Glazed Dried Plum Mini-Cakes
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Using a boxed cake mix doesn’t have to be boring. Take it to the next level with this recipe by adding dried plums, nuts and a dark rum glaze to drizzle on top for a Christmas-y treat you can enjoy year-round.

For the Rum-Glazed Dried Plum Mini-Cakes recipe, click here.

Torrijas

Torrijas
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Make your breakfast extra fancy and fun by soaking your bread in a rum mixture before cooking in this Spanish-style French toast recipe, which will help you finish off a loaf of bread.

For the Torrijas recipe, click here.

Biscochitos

Biscochitos
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Biscochitos are among the most iconic desserts in America. In fact, New Mexicans can’t get enough of these cookies made with an unexpected ingredient — white wine.

For the Biscochitos recipe, click here.

Red Wine Poached Pear Tart

Red Wine Poached Pear Tart
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The sweetness from the pears poached in red wine in this tart will take you to the dream state of relaxation.

For the Red Wine Poached Pear Tart recipe, click here.

Lemon Shandy Cupcakes

Lemon Shandy Cupcakes
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If you have some lemons laying around, instead of making lemonade, bake this refreshing cupcake recipe with some shandy to make it boozy.

For the Lemon Shandy Cupcakes recipe, click here.

Brandy Pumpkin Pie Milkshakes

Brandy Pumpkin Pie Milkshakes
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This pumpkin dessert goes beyond the traditional pumpkin pie. Blend up some baked pumpkin pie chunks, ice cream and brandy to serve for your guests during the fall.

For the Brandy Pumpkin Pie Milkshakes recipe, click here.

Jack-O’-Lantern Milkshake

Jack-O’-Lantern Milkshake
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Get spooky during Halloween when you make this tasty milkshake recipe that uses canned pumpkin and a splash of bourbon.

For the Jack-O’-Lantern Milkshake recipe, click here.

Cosmo Cocktail Cookie Bars

Cosmo Cocktail Cookie Bars
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There are plenty of easy cocktail recipes that you can pair with dinner, as well as ones that pair well with dessert. These cookie bars are both cocktail and dessert, and mimic the flavors found in a cosmopolitan.

For the Cosmo Cocktail Cookie Bars recipe, click here.

Sugar Rimmed Margarita Cookies

Sugar Rimmed Margarita Cookies
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This cookie dessert recipe has all the flavors that you can find in a margarita, from the sugar on the rim down to the tequila.

For the Sugar Rimmed Margarita Cookies recipe, click here.

Mimosa Cookies

Mimosa Cookies
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You can’t have a perfect brunch without mimosas. But instead of having them as a drink, turn your mimosas into cookies using Champagne and an orange juice glaze.

For the Mimosa Cookies recipe, click here.

Pecan Pie Bao With Chocolate Bourbon Sauce

Pecan Pie Bao With Chocolate Bourbon Sauce
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If you love eating savory baos from your favorite Chinese restaurant, then you’re going to adore making these baos filled with pecans in a chocolate bourbon sauce.

For the Pecan Pie Bao With Chocolate Bourbon Sauce recipe, click here.

Rosé Wine Cupcakes

Rosé Wine Cupcakes
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These rosé cupcakes may seem difficult at first, but they’re honestly so easy.

For the Rosé Wine Cupcakes recipe, click here.

Mudslide Cupcakes

Mudslide Cupcakes
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What do you get when you make a chocolate cake and mix it with a fresh cup of brewed coffee, coffee liqueur and Irish cream? A dessert you won’t be able to get enough of.

For the Mudslide Cupcakes recipe, click here.

Strawberry Margarita Pops

Strawberry Margarita Pops
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Get your buzz on while trying to keep yourself cool during the summer with this boozy strawberry margarita popsicle recipe. Make a mocktail version by leaving out the tequila.

For the Strawberry Margarita Pops recipe, click here.

Mimosa Cupcakes

Mimosa Cupcakes
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Go all out by baking Champagne and orange juice inside of a cake and its frosting. Your brunch buddies will thank you.

For the Mimosa Cupcakes recipe, click here.

Pink Champagne Cupcakes

Pink Champagne Cupcakes
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Boozy Bourbon Chocolate Cupcakes

Boozy Bourbon Chocolate Cupcakes
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This decadent chocolate dessert is packed with bourbon in the cake, coffee liqueur filling in the middle and vanilla-flavored vodka wrapped in the frosting.

For the Boozy Bourbon Chocolate Cupcakes recipe, click here.

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Irish Cream Buttercream

Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Irish Cream Buttercream
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The bold flavors from Guinness (or another Irish stout) will create a perfect blend with the chocolate cake and sweet Irish cream frosting. Enjoy this after eating your simple weeknight dinner.

For the Chocolate Stout Cupcakes with Irish Cream Buttercream recipe, click here.

Mai Tai Cupcake

Mai Tai Cupcake
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This cupcake is a fun twist on a mai tai cocktail, using tropical flavor ingredients and a spiced rum glaze.

For the Mai Tai Cupcake recipe, click here.

Rum and Cola Cupcakes

Rum and Cola Cupcakes
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After chowing down on a perfect home-cooked meal, end the meal with a dessert that is reminiscent of a rum and Coke.

For the Rum and Cola Cupcakes recipe, click here.

Mango Rum Tiramisu

Mango Rum Tiramisu
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An original tiramisu may be one food you didn’t know had caffeine in it, but this recipe is a fresh and fruity combination with an alcoholic twist.

For the Mango Rum Tiramisu recipe, click here.

Grilled Mango With Spicy Rum Glaze and Vanilla Ice Cream

Grilled Mango With Spicy Rum Glaze and Vanilla Ice Cream
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