Peach schnapps is the easiest way to get the fruit's sweet taste into cocktails. A diverse line-up of cocktail recipes relies on peach schnapps, from retro favorites to martinis and margaritas, even steaming hot cocoa and a few party shooters. They're all fun, delicious, and very easy to make at home.
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The fuzzy navel is an extremely easy and delicious drink, which is why it has been popular for decades. It is the peach schnapps equivalent to the screwdriver, mixing the sweet liqueur with orange juice. If you want to give it a kick, add vodka and enjoy the hairy navel.
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Bliss on the Beach
Another reason to always keep peach schnapps in your bar is so you can mix up a bliss on the beach at a moment's notice. It accents the schnapps-orange juice duo with cranberry juice and crème de cassis. You'll find it to be seductively fruity highball that's hard to resist.
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The peach margarita is the perfect way to relax on a hot summer afternoon. This frozen cocktail combines all the typical margarita ingredients with both peach schnapps and the fresh fruit for a very peachy beverage.
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With a name like "woo woo," you know the fun's just starting! The blend of vodka, peach schnapps, and cranberry juice can be a martini, party punch, or shooter. However you decide to serve it, it's one drink everyone will love.Continue to 5 of 20 below.
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Summer Peach Tea
Peachtree is one of the best-known brands of peach schnapps. It's one of the ingredients in this delightfully easy summer peach tea recipe with Canadian whisky. It's one of the quickest and most flavorful ways to spike your sweet tea.
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Gummy Bear Martini
Feel like a kid again while drinking like an adult! The gummy bear martini offers a sweet candy-like taste in a simple three-ingredient recipe. All you need is raspberry vodka, peach schnapps, and cranberry juice.
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Jolly Rancher Cocktail
Peach schnapps is the key ingredient to making a Jolly Rancher cocktail. It also requires green apple vodka and cranberry juice and does a pretty good job of replicating the sweet candies.
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Miami Iced Tea
When you're looking for a lighter alternative to the Long Island iced tea, peach schnapps is the answer. It replaces tequila to create the Miami iced tea and the cranberry juice and lemon-lime soda sweeten things up. Easy to mix up, it's a refreshing summertime option for happy hour.Continue to 9 of 20 below.
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In the Sapphire martini, peach schnapps gets equal billing with a fantastic dry gin and blue curaçao. The result is a beautiful blue martini that's sweeter and fruitier than most, giving gin drinkers a taste that's often reserved for vodka.
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Peach schnapps has an instant warming quality that makes it a favorite wintertime shot. A fun recipe that puts it to the test is the ski lift, which also includes coconut rum. It's one of the most uplifting spiked cocoas you'll have the pleasure to drink.
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Peach Pomegranate Holiday Martini
The peach pomegranate holiday martini is filled with holiday spirit. The schnapps is paired with pomegranate vodka while orange and lemon juices give it a bright accent. To really make this cocktail festive, go with the cinnamon garnish.
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There's a peach schnapps cocktail for every holiday and when St. Patrick's Day rolls around, you'll want to mix up an Irish gold. As you might expect, Irish whiskey is required for this recipe. You'll also add orange juice, then top it off with ginger ale for a refreshing touch.Continue to 13 of 20 below.
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Red, White and Blue Shot
Layered shooters are a popular venue for peach schnapps. In one version of the red, white, and blue shot, it floats in the middle and blends nicely with the flavors of pomegranate and orange. To make it work, it's best to use DeKuyper's Peachtree as lower-proof options will not layer.
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When it's paired with blue curaçao, the clear color of peach schnapps creates a captivating blue drink with a peachy-orange flavor. The Catalina margarita is a fantastic example and the tequila background adds to the appeal of this enchanting cocktail.
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Fuzzy Jäger Cranberry Shooter
This is a very popular bar drink with a delicious flavor. For decades, it had a name that was not in any way politically correct, but even under the new moniker of fuzzy Jäger cranberry, it remains a great drink. It also pairs peach schnapps and cranberry juice, this time accented with Jägermeister for a fun twist.
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The white carnation is like a boozy orange creamsicle! A shot of vodka, a little peach schnapps, some orange juice, and soda, then a splash of cream come together in this drink with a certain whimsy. It's sure to put a smile on your face.Continue to 17 of 20 below.
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Yes, even peach schnapps can dress up a glass of Champagne! In the blushing bride, the two are married with the sweet taste of grenadine. The result is a sparkling wine cocktail worthy of a toast to wedded bliss.
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Glamour Girl Martini
A pretty-in-pink martini, this recipe is familiar and a little unusual at the same time. The glamour girl martini uses that peach schnapps-cranberry juice combination and relies on a pink Pinot Grigio wine instead of vodka. It's also really nice with your favorite rosé.
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The ghostbuster has a quirky charm, but that's what makes Halloween cocktails so much fun! The drink itself is a tempting mix of peach schnapps and melon liqueur (e.g., Midori). And, when you add a few drops of Irish cream, a ghostly apparition appears in the green glow.
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The northern lights drink puts a spin on the cranberry-orange-peach combination. The key here is to pour Yukon Jack, that honey-kissed Canadian whisky which is called the "black sheep" of that country's liquor scene. It's a fun drink and worth trying for yourself.