Sweet Cocktails You Will Love

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I really love sweet cocktails, especially for Spring and Summer hangouts and celebrations. A good sweet drink can really add a special touch to a party! That’s why I’ve rounded up all my best sweet alcoholic drinks that you must try!

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Making a deliciously sweet cocktail doesn’t have to be complicated. You can easily whip up the perfect beverage for any occasion. Whether you love a spicy-sweet combination, a drink that tastes like dessert or prefer a citrusy-sweet drink, there’s something for everyone on this list!

Recipe Tips

Before we dive into the list, I have some tips for making the best sweet alcoholic drinks. I’ve learned through trial and error some ways to make amazing drinks, so I hope what I’ve learned will help you!

Start with quality ingredients.

Make sure your juices and liqueurs are fresh and good quality. You won’t get a great drink if you’re using old or inferior ingredients.

Use plenty of ice.

Ice is essential for giving your cocktail its desired texture and consistency. Use plenty of ice when making your drinks to ensure that it is cold and refreshing.

Don’t skimp on the garnish.

Sweet cocktails can benefit from a few garnishes to add a touch of extra flavor. A lemon or lime wedge, an orange slice, or even a maraschino cherry can take your drink to the next level.

Play around with ratios.

Not every drink needs to be made with the exact same proportions as the recipe calls for. Feel free to adjust the ingredients and proportions to fit your taste preferences.

Get creative.

Sweet cocktails don’t have to be just one flavor – you can combine a variety of fruits and other ingredients for unique flavor combinations. Try adding some muddled herbs, spices, or syrups for additional flavor notes

Must-Try Sweet Cocktails and Alcoholic Drinks

I’ve pulled together my best sweet drink recipes, everything from twists on classic cocktails to creative new drinks you just have to try! So sit back, relax, and get ready to mix up some of the best sweet cocktails you’ve ever had!

Decadent Raspberry Cheesecake Martini in martini glass with raspberry garnish

Raspberry Cheesecake Martini

When I think about sweet drinks, I think about sweet drinks, I think about dessert in a glass. That’s exactly what you’ll get with this raspberry cheesecake martini.

Lemon Drop Martini in martini glass.

Lemon Drop Martini

If you love the combination of tart and sweet, this lemon drop martini is the perfect sweet drink for you! And while you’re at it, be sure to try this blueberry lemon drop martini.

sweet tea mint julep in mason jar glass with fresh mint

Sweet Tea Mint Juleps

This sweet drink combines two Southern classics: sweet tea and mint juleps. You can whip up a big batch of this perfect summer cocktail for parties and your guests will be seriously impressed!

frozen grasshopper drink with pocky stick

Frozen Grasshopper Drink

Vanilla ice cream, crème de menthe, cream de cacao, and ice come together to create a decadent and delicious frozen cocktail recipe. These Frozen Grasshopper Drinks are basically a dessert in a glass. Creamy, minty, and cold with a touch of chocolate.

The BEST Sangria Rosé in two glasses with fresh fruit.

Rosé Sangria

This sweet cocktail’s blend of citrus, fresh berries, and rosé wine just screams the perfect Spring and Summer cocktail.

Strawberry Coconut Margarita in a glass with strawberry and lime garnish.

Strawberry Coconut Margaritas

These Strawberry Coconut Margaritas are a unique and delicious take on the classic strawberry margarita. It’s like a cross between a margarita and a piña colada. A must-have sweet drink!

Birthday Cake Martini in glass with sprinkles around the rim

Birthday Cake Martini

Making this indulgent birthday martini is the perfect way to celebrate someone’s birthday, even if it’s your own! Garnish with honey and sprinkles around the rim to make this sweet cocktail extra special. And if you like this, be sure to check out this birthday cake shot.

two glasses of rum punch with lime wheel and paper straw.

Rum Punch

This rum punch cocktail recipe will transport you to a mindset of vacation mode, even if you’re just enjoying it in your backyard with friends on the weekend!


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key lime pie martini in a glass with a lime garnish.

Key Lime Pie Martini

Inspired by the flavors of classic key lime pie, this Key Lime Pie Martini is basically dessert in a glass. Made with vanilla vodka, key lime juice, triple sec, and cream of coconut, this delicious cocktail recipe is loaded with sweet tropical flavor you’re going to love. 

pumpkin pie martini in glass with whipped cream garnish.

Frozen Pumpkin Pie Martini

Want another dessert in a glass? You’ve got it. This Frozen Pumpkin Pie Martini is like a pumpkin milkshake meets a pumpkin pie martini. You’re going to love it!

Frozen Old Fashioned Slush served in four glasses on a platter.

Frozen Old Fashioned Slush

In this frozen cocktail recipe we’re taking a classic recipe to a new, very upgraded level. This refreshing sweet drink is made with bourbon and perfect to serve any time of the year.

Sweetie Martini in a glass with sprinkles around th rim.

Sweetie Martini

This deliciously sweet martini recipe screams Valentine’s Day, but you could make it any time you want to share some love with someone else, or just yourself! Garnish with honey, and little red, pink, and white heart sprinkles to really set the theme.

Sweet + Spicy Bourbon Cocktail  in a glass with strawberry, jalapeño and lime garnish.

Sweet + Spicy Bourbon Cocktail

Muddled with lime, fresh strawberries, and jalapeño slices and then topped with ginger beer, this summer cocktail recipe is a sweet and spicy combination bursting with flavor.

Caramel Pear Cider in glass with cinnamon stick.

Caramel Pear Cider

This caramel pear cider is bursting with spicy, sweet, comforting flavor. Made with hard pear cider, apple cider, pear liqueur, spices, and caramel, what’s not to love?

Salted Caramel White Russian in a glass with caramels.

Salted Caramel White Russians

Let’s be honest, salted caramel can upgrade almost anything, and it’s no different with White Russians. In this salted caramel white russian recipe, we’re taking the classic recipe to a whole new level. This is a must-try sweet cocktail for any season.

hand dropping cherry into Tiramisu Martini.

Tiramisu Martini

Looking for a dessert cocktail? You’ll love this tiramisu martini recipe. It has all the coffee and cream flavors of the classic Italian tiramisu dessert in cocktail form!

Black-Eyed Susan Cocktails in glasses with straw and gold horse cocktail stirrer.

Black-Eyed Susan Cocktail

Did you know that Preakness has it’s own official drink? It’s the Black-Eyed Susan! It’s so good though, you don’t have to reserve it just for one day. This sweet and citrusy cocktail is perfect to enjoy all Spring and Summer

oatmeal cookie shot on cutting board.

A shot that tastes just like a cookie? Sign me up! Butterscotch schnapps, Irish cream liqueur, and cinnamon whiskey combine together to make the perfect sweet drink for any celebration or after-dinner treat. 

Caramel Apple Pie Martini in a martini glass with apples.

Caramel Apple Pie Martini

This Caramel Apple Pie Martini is basically a dessert in a glass. Complete with a graham cracker crumb rim, this cocktail it’s like drinking a slice of fresh-baked apple pie with a big ol’ scoop of vanilla ice cream.

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