16 Baileys Shots That Go Down Easy

Published July 12, 2022
Baileys shots

Prepare for endless cheers and joy with a Baileys shot. This cream liqueur with coffee, chocolate, and soft, smooth bourbon notes makes for an excellent star in shots, and they're bound to be smoother than any other shot you come across. With that popular Irish cream liqueur as the base for these inspired boozy shots, you're guaranteed to find a shooter or two that you'll love.

Mudslide Shot

Simplify and shorten your path to making your mudslide dreams come true. But don't forget about amazing your friends with this tasty bit of magic.

Baileys Mudslide shot

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Baileys, coffee liqueur, and vodka.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.

Salted Caramel Shot

Who says dessert-style flavors are only for after-dinner drinks? Squares, that's who. Make your shot a dessert experience with this sweet and salty Baileys shot.

Baileys Salted Caramel shot

Ingredients

  • Caramel syrup for drizzle, optional
  • ¾ ounce Baileys salted caramel
  • ¾ ounce vanilla vodka
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. Drizzle caramel syrup down the inside of shot glass, if desired.
  2. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Baileys salted caramel, and vanilla vodka.
  3. Shake to chill.
  4. Strain into prepared glass.

B-52 Shooter

Many mistakenly think this cocktail and shot gets its name from the B-52 bomber, but its recipe is nod to the classic band, the B-52s. This is a one-way ticket to singing Rock Lobster all night.

B-52 shot shooter cocktail

Ingredients

Instructions

  1. In a shot glass, add coffee liqueur.
  2. Create a second layer with the Baileys by pouring slowly down the back of a bar spoon.
  3. Complete the look by slowly pouring the orange liqueur down the back of a bar spoon.

Vanilla Latte Shooter

Get a little buzz from a shot with some chilled coffee in the mix.

Baileys Vanilla Latte shot cocktail

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce Baileys
  • ¾ ounce vanilla vodka
  • ¾ ounce chilled coffee or espresso

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Baileys, vanilla vodka, and coffee.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.

Snickers Shot

This shot calls for a few more ingredients than its sister shots, but it's one that packs as much punch as it does delicious flavors.

Snickertini Shot with Baileys

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce caramel vodka
  • ½ ounce Baileys
  • ¼ ounce crème de cacao
  • ¼ ounce almond liqueur
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, caramel vodka, Baileys, crème de cacao, and almond liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.

Baileys Oatmeal Cookie Shot

Whipping up a batch of oatmeal cookie shots is definitely easier than dragging out the mixer.

Baileys Oatmeal Cookie Shot cocktail

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce butterscotch liqueur
  • ¾ ounce Baileys
  • ¼ ounce cinnamon liqueur
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, butterscotch liqueur, Baileys, and cinnamon liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.

Baileys Girl Scout Cookie

Don't wait for that knock on your door or a social media post announcing cookie sales to get your fix of a Girl Scout cookie.

Baileys Girl Scout Cookie shot

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce Baileys
  • ½ ounce peppermint liqueur
  • ½ ounce coffee liqueur
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Baileys, peppermint liqueur, and coffee liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.

Baileys Sugar Cookie

Round out your day of baking by adding a sugar cookie shot to the lineup. Take care to pace yourself when devouring these delicious treats, though. If you want to sweeten the shot, add a sugar rim!

Baileys sugar cookie shot

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce Baileys
  • ½ ounce vanilla liqueur
  • ½ ounce almond liqueur
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Baileys, vanilla liqueur, and almond liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.

Nutty Irishman

Put your layering skills to the test with this two-ingredient shot. If patience isn't your strong suit, go ahead and shake these ingredients before adding them to a shot glass.

Nutty Irishman Baileys Cocktail

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce hazelnut liqueur
  • ¾ ounce Baileys

Instructions

  1. In a shot glass, add hazelnut liqueur.
  2. Create a second layer with the Baileys by slowly pouring down the back of a bar spoon.

Carrot Cake Shooter

Pivot from cookie goodness to a surprisingly taste shot that's a riff on a classic carrot cake. Maybe Easter brunch has a new guest.

Baileys Carrot Cake shooter

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce Baileys
  • ½ ounce butterscotch liqueur
  • ½ ounce cinnamon liqueur
  • ½ ounce coffee liqueur
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Baileys, butterscotch liqueur, cinnamon liqueur, and coffee liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.

Baileys Irish Coffee Shooter

Don't have the time to sit and sip an Irish coffee? Looking to pregame with that delectable whiskey drink? Enter the shot of your dreams.

Baileys Irish Coffee Shot

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce whiskey
  • ¾ ounce Baileys
  • ¾ ounce chilled coffee
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, whiskey, Baileys, and chilled coffee.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.

Butterfinger Shot

Close your eyes and think back to the last time you enjoyed that crunchy, caramel, chocolatey Butterfinger. Now open your eyes, gather the ingredients from your cabinet, and find yourself transported. Consider dipping the rim in chocolate syrup for a sweet touch.

Baileys Butterfinger Shot

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce Baileys
  • ½ ounce vanilla vodka
  • ½ ounce coffee liqueur
  • ½ ounce butterscotch liqueur
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Baileys, vanilla vodka, coffee liqueur, and butterscotch liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.

Butterball Shot

The classic and one of the most popular of all the formerly scandalously named Baileys shots (it used to be called the buttery nipple), you can take the time to layer or mix the ingredients together to make several quickly. Swap your butterball shot for a slippery butterball shot by using sambuca instead of butterscotch and adding a drop of grenadine to the bottom layer of sambuca.

Baileys Buttery Nipple

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce butterscotch liqueur
  • ¾ ounce Baileys
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, butterscotch liqueur, and Baileys.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.

French Toast Shot

A bit easier to construct and take than the beloved breakfas, this only requires a single shot glass.

Baileys French Toast shot

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce Baileys
  • ½ ounce butterscotch liqueur
  • ½ ounce cinnamon liqueur
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Baileys, butterscotch liqueur, and cinnamon liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.

Orgasm Shooter

Enjoy this cheekily named shot or embarrass your friends by luring them into ordering it in public. If you're a bit shy, this shot also goes by the more G-rated name, buttered toffee.

Baileys Orgasm shooter

Ingredients

  • ½ ounce Baileys
  • ½ ounce almond liqueur
  • ½ ounce coffee liqueur
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Baileys, almond liqueur, and coffee liqueur.
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.

Baileys Chocolate Cherry Shot

Possibly the best dessert shot you've never heard of, it's just two ingredients, and you're on your way. If you want to add a little more depth, use equal parts Baileys, grenadine, and coffee liqueur.

Baileys Chocolate Cherry shot

Ingredients

  • ¾ ounce Baileys original or Baileys chocolate cherry
  • ¾ ounce grenadine
  • Ice
  • Cherry for garnish, optional

Instructions

  1. In a cocktail shaker, add ice, Baileys, and grenadine,
  2. Shake to chill.
  3. Strain into shot glass.
  4. Garnish with cherry, if desired.

Creamy Baileys Shots to Delight

There's more to Baileys than mudslides, Irish coffee, and brain hemorrhage shots. There's a world of endless creamy, decadent shots you and your friends will love. From complex to simple two-ingredient shots, any of these will add an extra bit of flavor to any occasion.

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