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11 Decadent Nutella Cocktails, so You Can Drink Your Dessert

Does anyone even remember what the original use for Nutella was? I certainly don’t, but I do know there are endless ways to enjoy the chocolate-hazelnut spread, whether it's stuffed in French toast, baked into cakes, or spooned into my mouth straight out of the jar. And, finally, I've added to my Nutella routine the move with which I only honor my favorite foods: mixed with my alcohol. From infused-Scotch to Nutella-y hot chocolate, these 11 decadent cocktails will remind you that booze and dessert were meant to go together.

Nutella Melt
<a href="http://katieatthekitchendoor.com/2013/11/02/book-club-winter-cocktails-nutella-melt-with-frangelico/" target="_blank">Courtesy of Katie at the Kitchen Door</a><br /> &nbsp;

Nutella Melt

Like a more nuanced, more Nutella-y hot chocolate with espresso whipped cream. Recipe here.

Key booze:

  • Frangelico liqueur

 

Nutella- and marshmallow-infused Scotch

Making Nutella- and marshmallow-infused Scotch is a far better use for my sous vide than cooking steak. Get this next-level recipe here.

Key booze:

  • Grant’s Scotch
  • Snap Cordial liqueur
  • Black Strap rum
Boozy Nutella Milkshake
<a href="http://diningwithalice.com/desserts/nutella-milkshake/" target="_blank">Courtesy of Dining With Alice</a>

Boozy Nutella milkshake

Creamy Nutella milkshakes made with Nutella, chocolate milk, and ice cream and get boozy with vodka and creme de cacao. Recipe's here.

Key booze:

  • Vodka
  • Creme de cacao

 

Hot Buttered Rum Nutella Toddy

I don't care if it's 95 degrees and humid enough to make my legs stick to the car seat. I will still snuggle up under blankets with a mug of this buttery, nutty, rummy drink. Make it here.

Key booze:

  • Captain Morgan white rum

 

Boozy pecan pie Nutella shake

Pecan pie-flavored whiskey is already amazing, but it's made better with that sweet Nutella spread. Get this decadent recipe here.

Key booze:

  • Piehole pecan pie whiskey
Nutella White Russian
<a href="http://www.missmake.com/2011/12/nutella-white-russian.html" target="_blank">Courtesy of Miss Make</a>

Nutella White Russian

Half & half is mixed into a dreamy, creamy libation flavored with chocolate sauce and hazelnut Frangelico. There's actually not Nutella in it, but you could have fooled us! The recipe here.

Key booze:

  • Frangelico liqueur

 

Nutella martini

Like a milkshake, but with vodka. So, it's so much better. The recipe is here.

Key booze:

  • Vodka
Spiked Nutella Hot Chocolate
<a href="http://www.willcookforsmiles.com/2014/12/spiked-nutella-hot-chocolate.html" target="_blank">Courtesy of Will Cook for Smiles</a>

Spiked Nutella hot chocolate

Nutella hot chocolate spiked with hazelnut and coffee liqueurs, topped with marshmallows, and more Nutella! Pure decadence this way.

Key booze:

  • Kahlua
  • Frangelico liqueur

 

Nutella eggnog

'Tis always the season for eggnog when there's Nutella involved. Recipe here.

Key booze:

  • Dark rum
Nutella Shots
<a href="http://daydreamerdesserts.com/2011/01/nutella-embodied-in-a-shot.html/#.VarZVxNVhBc" target="_blank">Courtesy of Daydreamer Desserts</a>

Nutella shots

Like Pikachu in that video game you've been trying to find every time you go home to your parents' house, these shots are cute and dangerous. Shooter recipe here.

Key booze:

  • Frangelico liqueur
  • Godiva chocolate liqueur

 

Nutella Mudslide

While eating Nutella straight from the container is fine, it slides down the throat even more easily with the help of half & half and alcohol. Get the recipe here.

Key booze:

  • Bailey’s Irish cream
  • Frangelico liqueur


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