Cookie Monster
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Cookie Monster
Cocktail recipe

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The Cookie Monster cocktail is a delicious and indulgent drink that pays homage to the beloved blue Sesame Street character. This cocktail contains a perfect blend of sweet, rich, and ... more The Cookie Monster cocktail is a delicious and indulgent drink that pays homage to the beloved blue Sesame Street character. This cocktail contains a perfect blend of sweet, rich, and bold flavors that will satisfy any sweet tooth. The star ingredient, Bailey's Irish Cream, adds a creamy and smooth base, while the coffee liqueur brings a hint of bitterness and depth. The overproof rum provides a warm and boozy kick, completing the overall profile of the drink. It is a perfect choice for dessert or an after-dinner treat, and its playful name will surely bring a smile to anyone's face. Overall, the Cookie Monster cocktail is a fun and flavorful twist on the traditional coffee-based drinks.
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Overproof rum
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25.67% | 1.16 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Cookie Monster

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add the Kahlúa to a rocks glass, then slowly add the Baileys Irish Cream so top so it forms a layer
Then carefully float the Bacardi 151 on the very top
Set the Bacardi on fire for a nice effect before blowing out to serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Layer  ·  Float  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SPECIFICS

What are some popular brands of coffee liqueur I can use for the Cookie Monster cocktail?

For the Cookie Monster cocktail, popular coffee liqueur choices include Kahlúa, Tia Maria, and Mr. Black. Each brand offers a unique taste profile that can slightly alter the flavor of the cocktail, so feel free to experiment to find your preferred option.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Cookie Monster cocktail for optimal flavor?

The Cookie Monster cocktail is best served cold in a lowball glass. Ensure all ingredients are well-chilled before mixing directly in the glass. The cold temperature enhances the flavors of the Bailey's, coffee liqueur, and overproof rum, making for a more enjoyable drinking experience.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in the Cookie Monster cocktail compare to a standard cocktail?

The Cookie Monster cocktail has an alcohol content of 25.67%, which is on the higher end compared to many standard cocktails that typically range from 15% to 20% alcohol. Its higher potency is due to the inclusion of overproof rum alongside Bailey's and coffee liqueur.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What are some good food pairings for the Cookie Monster cocktail?

The rich and creamy flavors of the Cookie Monster cocktail pair well with desserts, especially those incorporating chocolate or coffee flavors. Consider pairing it with chocolate lava cake, tiramisu, or simple chocolate chip cookies for a delightful taste combination.

CUSTOMIZATION_IDEAS

How can I customize the Cookie Monster cocktail to suit my taste?

To customize the Cookie Monster cocktail, consider adjusting the ratios of the ingredients to suit your taste preference. Adding more Bailey's can make it creamier, whereas increasing the coffee liqueur will enhance its coffee flavor. For a stronger kick, increase the amount of overproof rum. You can also add a splash of cream or top it with whipped cream for an extra indulgent version.

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