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Sugar Cookie Martini - Day 4 of Our 12 Days of Cocktails

Updated: Feb 22

Welcome to the 4th day of our "12 Days of Cocktails" series, where we're bringing you delightful holiday-themed drinks to make your season even more festive! Today, we're introducing a charming concoction that captures the essence of everyone's favorite holiday treat – the Sugar Cookie Martini.

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The Sugar Cookie Martini is a luscious blend of flavors that will transport you straight to the warmth and comfort of holiday baking. With the perfect combination of vanilla vodka, amaretto liqueur, white chocolate liqueur, and a touch of half-and-half cream, this cocktail is reminiscent of biting into a freshly baked sugar cookie. We've even added a rim of crushed sugar cookies for that extra touch of sweetness and texture. This Sugar Cookie Martini is not just a drink; it's a holiday experience in a glass.

Adding a Personal Touch: Customizing Your Sugar Cookie Martini

While our Sugar Cookie Martini recipe is already a delicious treat on its own, you can take it a step further by customizing it to suit your taste or adding a personal twist.

Here are a few creative ideas to make this cocktail your own:

  • Sprinkle Magic: Experiment with different types of sprinkles to give your martini a unique flair. Try colored sugar sprinkles, crushed candy canes, or even edible glitter for an extra festive touch.

  • Cookie Swap: Instead of a cinnamon stick or a small sugar cookie, consider garnishing your martini with a mini sugar cookie or gingerbread cookie as a stirrer. Not only does this add a delightful visual element, but it also infuses the drink with more cookie flavor as it melts.

  • Spice It Up: For a cozy twist, you can add a pinch of ground cinnamon or nutmeg to your Sugar Cookie Martini mixture before shaking. These warm spices will complement the sweet, creamy flavors and add a holiday spice kick.

  • Extra Creaminess: If you prefer a creamier martini, you can increase the amount of half-and-half cream or even use heavy cream for a richer texture. Be sure to adjust the other ingredients accordingly to maintain the balance of flavors.

  • Whipped Toppings: Get creative with your whipped cream topping by flavoring it with a drop of vanilla extract or a sprinkle of cocoa powder. These subtle additions can enhance the overall experience.

  • Serving Variations: While martini glasses are traditional, you can also serve your Sugar Cookie Martini in chilled shot glasses for a smaller, more potent treat. Just remember to adjust the proportions accordingly.

Holiday cheer in a glass!!

Hartford Flavor Company

For this recipe we recommend using Hartfors Flavor Company's Vanilla Vodka. They start by using organic sugar cane as their foundation and infuse it with authentic Tahitian and Madagascar vanilla beans. The result is a vibrant harmony of rich vanilla nuances that offer a well-rounded and velvety experience.

This woman-owned distillery's mission is to supply the liquor market, including mixologists, retailers, and consumers, with distinctive, naturally flavored liqueurs that are in line with current trends. We believe that the art of crafting creative cocktails is an integral part of enhancing both social gatherings and dining occasions.

Because Diversity is the taste of life®!


Sugar Cookie Martini Cocktail Recipe


For the Sugar Cookie Martini:

  • 2 oz vanilla vodka

  • 1 oz amaretto liqueur

  • 1 oz white chocolate liqueur

  • 1 oz half-and-half cream

  • 1/2 oz simple syrup (adjust to taste)

  • Ice

For Garnish:

  • Whipped cream

  • Crushed sugar cookies

  • Sprinkles (optional)

  • Cinnamon stick or a small sugar cookie for garnish (optional)


  1. Start by rimming your martini glass with crushed sugar cookies. To do this, dip the rim of the glass into a shallow dish of simple syrup and then into another shallow dish filled with crushed sugar cookies. Set aside.

  2. Fill a cocktail shaker with ice.

  3. Add the vanilla vodka, amaretto liqueur, white chocolate liqueur, half-and-half cream, and simple syrup to the shaker.

  4. Shake vigorously for about 15-20 seconds until the mixture is well-chilled.

  5. Strain the mixture into your prepared martini glass.

  6. Top the martini with a dollop of whipped cream.

  7. Optionally, you can add some festive sprinkles for extra flair.

  8. For an additional garnish, you can place a cinnamon stick or a small sugar cookie on the rim of the glass.

Serve and enjoy your Sugar Cookie Martini!

This delightful cocktail captures the flavors of a sugar cookie in a martini form, making it perfect for holiday gatherings or any special occasion.

Remember to enjoy responsibly!


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