This Dirty Snowman Cocktail Recipe is the ultimate winter cocktail! Imagine creamy hot chocolate blended with the smooth, rich taste of Baileys Irish Cream and the sweet touch of vanilla ice cream. It’s an indulgent, adult twist on a classic favorite, perfect for sipping on cold winter days!
You’ll need the following ingredients to make this easy recipe:
- Chocolate sauce. For rimming the glass and as a garnish.
- Chocolate sprinkles. For rimming the glass and as a garnish.
- Hot chocolate. Prepare a cup of your favorite hot chocolate.
- Baileys Irish Cream. This adds flavor and creaminess to the cocktail.
- Vanilla vodka. This adds a dessert-like flavor.
- Crème de Cacao Liqueur. This is a chocolate-flavored liqueur.
- Vanilla ice cream. This adds extra creaminess and sweetness to the cocktail.
How To Make A Dirty Snowman Cocktail
Step By Step Instructions
Step 1: Rim your mug or glass with chocolate sauce and chocolate sprinkles.
Step 2: Add one scoop of vanilla ice cream to the mug.
Step 3: Add Baileys Irish Cream, vanilla vodka, Crème de Cacao Liqueur, and prepared hot chocolate to the mug.
Step 4: Top with whipped cream, a drizzle of chocolate sauce, and chocolate sprinkles. Serve immediately and enjoy!
- Use a rich and creamy hot chocolate for the richest flavor.
- Use a clear mug to show off the layers.
- Serve immediately.
Yes, replace the Baileys and vanilla vodka with vanilla-flavored syrup and use chocolate syrup for the Crème de Cacao.
You can scale up the recipe and keep the hot chocolate warm in a slow cooker. Add the alcohol and ice cream to individual servings.
Garnish with crushed peppermint for a holiday twist, a cinnamon stick, a chocolate or caramel drizzle, or a sprinkle of sea salt.
Dirty Snowman Cocktail (Adult Hot Chocolate)
- Chocolate Sauce for rimming the glass and garnish
- Chocolate Sprinkles for rimming the glass and garnish
- 1 cup Prepared Hot Chocolate one package
- 1½ ounces Baileys Irish Cream
- ½ ounce Vanilla Vodka
- ½ ounce Crème de Cacao Liqueur
- ½ cup Vanilla Ice Cream one scoop
- Whipped Cream for topping
- chocolate shavings, mini chocolate chips, or cocoa for garnish optional
- Dip the rim of your serving mug into the chocolate sauce and then into the chocolate sprinkles.
- Place one scoop of vanilla ice cream into the mug.
- Add Baileys Irish Cream, vanilla vodka, Crème de Cacao Liqueur, and prepared hot chocolate to the mug.
- Top with whipped cream, a drizzle of chocolate sauce, and chocolate sprinkles. Serve immediately.
- Make a non-alcoholic version by omitting the Baileys Irish Cream, vanilla vodka, and Crème de Cacao Liqueur and using chocolate syrup instead.
- Prepare your hot chocolate with milk instead of water for a richer flavor.