Can’t decide between a decadent dessert or an evening cocktail? Get the best of both with these boozy milkshake recipes. Expect drinks inspired by your favorite candies and classic desserts, as well as some unique creations.
Some are citrusy, while others use chocolate to enhance rich liqueurs. One commonality of these drinks is they’re cold! These frosty treats are perfect for summer or any time you want to cool off. Serve these milkshakes at your next summer party, movie night, or whenever you deserve a spiked dessert!
Peanut Butter Whiskey Milkshake
The first boozy milkshake recipe featuring Skrewball Peanut Butter Whiskey combines the flavored spirit with rich, creamy peanut butter. Ice cream and chocolate syrup add more rich elements to the shake. Garnish your whiskey milkshake with whipped cream and peanuts to finish this delightful dessert drink.
Boozy Baileys Oreo Milkshake Recipe
This milkshake cocktail combines Bailey’s Irish Cream with vanilla vodka, packing an extra boozy punch. While making the milkshake, you’ll add the spirits alongside your favorite vanilla ice cream and Oreo cookies! Not only do the cookies add a textural difference, but it also adds a chocolate element to the shake.
White Russian Milkshake
If you like the traditional version of this cocktail, you’ll love this milkshake variant. In place of cream, this boozy milkshake recipe calls for vanilla ice cream. The classic spirits of the cocktail also appear in this recipe. Kahlua adds coffee notes, while vodka adds an extra kick. Chocolate lovers can add syrup for garnish and more flavor!
Frozen Strawberry Mudslide
This milkshake calls for Bailey’s Strawberries and Cream, which adds fruity flavor to the drink along with strawberry ice cream. Any vodka you want and the coffee liqueur of your choice bring the booziness to this shake. For an attractive appearance, garnish the drink with whipped cream and a chocolate-covered strawberry. These are visually stunning shakes, perfect for parties!
Boozy S'mores Milkshake
Whether you’re trying to recreate the flavors of a campout or sipping them beside a bonfire, these boozy milkshakes are reminiscent of warm summer nights spent outdoors. Start with chocolate ice cream and enhance the flavor with chocolate liqueur and creme de cacao. Toasted marshmallows and other smores fixing tie the whole drink together!
Follow this simple recipe to combine two favorites: a blended margarita and a milkshake. Like margaritas, these cocktails contain tequila and triple sec, so expect a boozy punch. A small amount of lime juice adds a citrusy contrast to the alcohol and rich ice cream. Take all four ingredients and blend them to make this delicious drink!
Frozen Mudslide Cocktail
Creating a frozen mudslide cocktail doesn’t differ much from the classic drink. In place of heavy cream, it just calls ice cream. The cocktail is just as delicious and even more decadent. Plus, with the chilly temperature of this milkshake, it makes for the perfect warm-weather treat!
Brandy Alexander Milkshake
This is another classic cocktail recipe, only slightly altered to become a milkshake. Like the traditional Brandy Alexander, this drink calls for brandy and creme de cacao. In place of the cream, you’ll use vanilla ice cream. The combination creates a decadent milkshake with richer notes from the spirits. Top with nutmeg for some added spice.
Skrewball Whiskey Milkshake
Like other boozy milkshake recipes, this drink calls for a flavored spirit and, like another cocktail on this list, uses Skrewball Whiskey. The whiskey packs in peanut butter flavor and a punch! Pair the spirit with coffee-flavored ice cream to complete this simple recipe. The combination of peanut butter and coffee creates a complex taste and provides an interesting option for brunch cocktails!
Boozy Unicorn Milkshakes
Whipped cream and sprinkles garnish this milkshake, creating the whimsical look of the drink. These cute-looking cocktails can be deceptively strong, but the recipe allows for adjustment for preferences. The booze in this milkshake comes from vodka. Food coloring creates the color resulting in a simple vanilla shake. You can alter the recipe by using a flavored spirit for an added taste.
Boozy Orange Creamsicle Milkshake
Recreate the flavors of your favorite summertime dessert with this creamsicle-inspired milkshake. The recipe combines vanilla ice cream and orange sherbet, mimicking the flavors of the treat. Whipped cream vodka adds another layer of sweetness while making this drink boozy. These milkshakes are perfect for summertime parties with old friends!
While many boozy milkshakes add spirits infused with more sweet flavors, this drink uses amaretto to add complexity. The liqueur brings a nuttiness and slightly bitter notes that provide a nice balance of flavors when paired with a standard vanilla shake. Follow this recipe to make two boozy milkshakes, making it an excellent option for date night.
Boozy Reese's Peanut Butter Milkshake
Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups inspired this decadent chocolate recipe that uses the brand’s peanut butter spread and creamer to create the taste of their signature candy. Chocolate liquor and peanut butter liquor bring booziness to this shake. Top with more candies and whipped cream to finish this indulgent dessert.
Key Lime Milkshake
Turn your favorite pie into your favorite boozy milkshake with this recipe. Your favorite tequila, which pairs perfectly with the lime, will add the first alcoholic element to the drink. Irish cream creates more booziness while contributing to the milkshake’s creamy consistency. The drink emulates a key lime pie crust with a crushed graham cracker rim.
Incorporate a sparkling Moscato into a raspberry milkshake using this recipe. Frozen raspberries add a fruity element while helping to blend the shake. In addition to wine, the recipe also calls for vodka. This recipe yields six servings of the treat, so it’s an excellent one to try with friends!
Coffee and Bourbon Boozy Milkshakes
This boozy milkshake uses coffee ice cream as a base, providing a complex flavor perfect for pairing. Add the bourbon of your choice, blend it with some ice, milk, and cookies, and you’re done. Serve with a cookie “lid” for a fun party idea. With two cookies in this cocktail, it counts as a drink and dessert!
Boozy Salted Caramel Milkshake
If you love salted caramel, this milkshake provides the perfect treat! Vanilla ice cream and caramel sauce provide sweet elements, while half and half adds richness, creating the velvety consistency of the drink. Jack Daniel’s adds the boozy element, though you can substitute it with the bourbon of your choice!
These boozy milkshake recipes are perfect for parties, a special treat, or a midnight snack. Whatever your dessert preferences, you’ll find something to satisfy your sweet tooth!
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17 Boozy Milkshake Recipe Ideas
- Peanut Butter Whiskey Milkshake
- Boozy Baileys Oreo Milkshake Recipe
- White Russian Milkshake
- Frozen Strawberry Mudslide
- Boozy S'mores Milkshake
- Margarita Milkshakes
- Frozen Mudslide Cocktail
- Brandy Alexander Milkshake
- Skrewball Whiskey Milkshake
- Boozy Unicorn Milkshakes
- Boozy Orange Creamsicle Milkshake
- Amaretto Milkshakes
- Reese's Peanut Butter Milkshake
- Key Lime Milkshake
- Moscato Milkshakes
- Coffee and Bourbon Boozy Milkshakes
- Boozy Salted Caramel Milkshake
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