Jolly Rancher Martini Recipes

Jolly Rancher martinis are based on the classic candies.

Traditionalists might argue that a martini is nothing but gin or vodka and vermouth, but surely even a purist would enjoy these Jolly Rancher Martini recipes. They might not be 'real' martinis, but they really are delicious.

Easy Recipes for Jolly Rancher Martinis

The Jolly Rancher flavor has become a classic, as well as an inspiration for a variety of cocktails. The ingredients vary, but they're all quick, easy, and fun.

Apple Pucker Jolly Rancher

  • 1 oz. Sour Apple Pucker schnapps
  • 1 oz. peach schnapps
  • 4 oz. cranberry juice

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice, and shake until icy cold. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a slice of apple, or a lemon wheel.

Jolly Rancher with Three Olives Vodka

When Three Olives introduced their Green Apple vodka, they gave cocktail fans another option for the Jolly Rancher. Substituting vodka for schnapps gives the cocktail a little more of a kick with slightly less sweetness.

  • 1 oz Three Olives Green Apple Vodka
  • 1 oz peach schnapps
  • 4 oz cranberry juice
  • Orange wheel for garnish

Add the vodka, schnapps, and cranberry juice to a shaker filled with ice, and shake to chill. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Serve garnished with an orange wheel.

Melon Liqueur Jolly Rancher

  • 1 oz. peach schnapps
  • 1 oz. melon liqueur (such as Midori)
  • 1 oz. Amaretto
  • 3 oz. cranberry juice

Combine all ingredients in a shaker with ice and shake until cold. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Watermelon Jolly Rancher

  • 1 oz. melon liqueur
  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 3 oz. cranberry juice

Add all ingredients to a shaker with ice and shake until cold. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Sweet Cocktails to Enjoy

The next time you're craving something sweet and you're in the mood for a cocktail, try one of these tasty recipes. You just might discover a new favorite martini variety!

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Jolly Rancher Martini Recipes