11 Butterscotch Schnapps Drinks Better Than Any Dessert

Updated February 25, 2021
Slippery Egg cocktail

There are plenty of awesome butterscotch schnapps drinks you can easily make at home that require only a few ingredients and a couple of minutes of prep work. As you can see in these recipes, you can combine the smooth, sweet flavor of butterscotch schnapps with practically any ingredient to create a drink that tastes like dessert in a glass.

Deliciously Sweet Butterscotch Schnapps Drinks

If you love the sweet, buttery flavor of butterscotch, then these butterscotch schnapps drinks are sure to please.

1. Slippery Egg Cocktail

This is a delicious holiday drink or winter cocktail.


  • 2 ounces Irish cream
  • 2 ounces butterscotch schnapps
  • Nonalcoholic eggnog (Store-bought nog is fine), chilled
  • Freshly grated nutmeg


  1. In a rocks glass, combine the Irish cream and butterscotch schnapps.
  2. Fill to the top with chilled eggnog. Stir to combine.
  3. Garnish with freshly grated nutmeg.
slippery egg cocktail

2. Butterscotch Martini

This deliciously smooth martini turns the classic cocktail into the best post-dinner desert.


  • Orange wedge
  • Demerara sugar
  • 1 ounce RumChata
  • ½ ounce lemon-lime soda
  • ¾ ounce butterscotch schnapps
  • ¾ ounce vanilla vodka


  1. Run an orange wedge around the rim of a martini glass. Dip the glass in the sugar.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the RumChata, lemon-lime soda, schnapps, and vodka. Add ice and shake to chill.
  3. Strain into the prepared martini glass.
Butterscotch Martini

3. Butterfinger Cocktail

This delicious, creamy, buttery cocktail is sweet and satisfying.


  • Ice
  • 1½ ounces Irish cream, chilled
  • 1½ ounces butterscotch schnapps
  • Chocolate milk (Enough to fill the rest of the glass), chilled


  1. In a rocks glass filled with ice, combine the Irish cream, butterscotch schnapps, and chocolate milk.
  2. Stir to mix.
Butterfinger Cocktail

4. Grownup Buttermilk

For a taste of the deep south just add a bit of butterscotch schnapps to whatever milk product you prefer, and sip away.


  • 2 ounces butterscotch schnapps, chilled
  • Whole milk, chilled


  1. In a highball glass, pour the butterscotch schnapps.
  2. Add milk, to taste. Stir.
Grownup Buttermilk

5. B-28 Cocktail

This classic cocktail is delicious and creamy.


  • 3 ounces Irish cream
  • ¼ ounce coffee liqueur
  • ¼ ounce amaretto
  • ¼ ounce butterscotch schnapps


  1. In a mixing glass, combine the Irish cream, coffee liqueur, amaretto, and butterscotch schnapps.
  2. Add ice and stir.
  3. Strain into a cocktail glass.
B-28 Cocktail

6. Butterscotch Cocoa

If you're looking for a winter warmer, this one is sweet, creamy, and delicious.


  • 6 ounces hot chocolate
  • 2 ounces Irish cream
  • 1 ounce butterscotch schnapps
  • Whipped cream and cinnamon for garnish


  1. In a large mug, combine the hot chocolate, Irish cream, and butterscotch schnapps. Stir.
  2. Top with whipped cream and a sprinkle of cinnamon for garnish.
Butterscotch cocoa

7. Blind Russian Cocktail

Enjoy this boozy coffee flavored creamy confection.


  • Ice
  • ¾ ounce Irish Cream
  • ¾ ounce butterscotch liqueur
  • ¾ ounce coffee liqueur
  • ¾ ounce chocolate liqueur
  • Milk


  1. Fill a rocks glass with ice.
  2. Add the Irish cream, butterscotch liqueur, coffee liqueur, and chocolate liqueur.
  3. Fill to the top with milk and stir to combine.
Bartender preparing Irish Cream Liqueur cocktail

8. Pecan Pie Cocktail

For a perfect cocktail to pair with Thanksgiving dinner, take a slice out of this pecan pie cocktail.


  • ¾ ounces hazelnut liqueur
  • ¾ ounces butterscotch schnapps
  • 1 ounce vanilla vodka
  • ½ ounce RumChata
  • Ice


  1. In a cocktail shaker, combine the hazelnut liqueur, butterscotch schnapps, vanilla vodka, and RumChata.
  2. Add ice and shake to chill.
  3. Strain into a rocks glass.
Pecan Pie Cocktail

9. Christmas Cookie Martini

If you love a Christmas cookie, try out this creamy, buttery martini style cocktail.



  1. Run the orange wedge around the edge of a martini glass. Dip in the sprinkles to rim the glass.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, combine the RumChata, butterscotch schnapps, orange liqueur, and coffee flavored liqueur.
  3. Add the ice and shake.
  4. Strain into the prepared martini glass.
Christmas Cookie Shot

Butterscotch Schnapps Recipes for Shots

With sweetness, a little goes a long way, so these butterscotch schnapps shots recipes are a great way to enjoy big sweetness in a small package.

10. Butterball Shot

Layered shots are always fun to make, and the butterball shot is a classic layered combination of butterscotch schnapps and Irish cream.


  • 1/2 shot butterscotch schnapps
  • 1/2 shot Irish cream liqueur


  1. Pour the butterscotch schnapps into a shot glass.
  2. Carefully and slowly pour the Irish cream over the back of a spoon to gently layer it on top of the shot.
Buttery Nipple

11. Golden Nipple

Here's another great shooter that adds spicy cinnamon to a classic buttery nipple shot.


  • ½ ounce cinnamon schnapps
  • ½ ounce butterscotch schnapps
  • ½ ounce Irish cream


  1. Pour the cinnamon schnapps into a shot glass.
  2. Slowly and carefully pour the butterscotch schnapps over the back of a spoon on top of the cinnamon schnapps.
  3. Slowly and carefully pour the Irish cream over the back of a spoon to layer on top of the butterscotch schnapps.
Golden Nipple

Mixers for Butterscotch Schnapps

Don't have all the ingredients for the above cocktails? Here are some mixers you can add to the liqueur to make a quick at-home buttersctoch liqueur drink.

  • Club soda
  • Coffee
  • Apple cider or apple juice
  • Sparkling apple cider
  • Hot apple cider
  • Chocolate milk
  • Cocoa
  • Pineapple juice
  • Moscato wine
  • Port wine
  • Pear juice or sparkling pear juice or cider
  • Ginger beer
  • Ginger ale
  • Cream, half and half, or milk
  • Nondairy milk
  • Irish cream
  • Whiskey
  • Vodka
  • Eggnog
  • Cream soda
  • Root beer
  • Cola
  • RumChata

Drinks With Butterscotch Schnapps Offer Delicious Results

There are a lot of ways to incorporate the buttery, rich taste of butterscotch schnapps to create delicious cocktails. Whether you use a recipe or come up with your own potion, there's sure to be a butterscotch schnapps drink you'll love. Next, get ready for some really fun alcohol shots.

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11 Butterscotch Schnapps Drinks Better Than Any Dessert