Chocolate Raspberry Kiss Cocktail: Sah-weeeetheart!

In The Imbibery and Distillery by Christine McKellar

 

 

Get your sweet freak on for Valentine’s Day. Chocolate? Raspberry? Vodka? Cha ching! What better to warm the uh, well, yes, the cockles of a sweetheart than sexy raspberry, chocolate cookie crumbs, and naughty vodka? JUST SAYIN’!!! Shake it up!
Ingredients:

 

 

  • 1/4 cup Mint-Infused Simple Syrup, plus more for rim
  • 3 chocolate cookies, finely crushed, such as Nabisco Famous Wafers or Oreos
  • 10 raspberries
  • 1/4 cup vodka
  • 2 tablespoons cranberry juice
  • Ice cubes

Directions:

  1. Fill a shallow dish with enough simple syrup to just cover the bottom. Place crushed cookies into another shallow dish. Invert a martini glass into simple syrup and then immediately into crushed cookies to coat the rim of the glass.
  2. Place raspberries in a cocktail shaker; crush with a muddler. Add simple syrup and muddle again. Add vodka and cranberry juice; fill shaker with ice. Shake well until chilled. Strain into prepared martini glass. Serve immediately.