Baileys cocktails collage, top left S'mores martini, top right Baileys Irish cream coffee martini, bottom left thin mint drink, bottom left Baileys Irish Coffee.

25 Baileys Cocktails & Drinks For Every Occasion

Baileys cocktails are creamy, delicious, and decadent. Add some Baileys to any drink for instant dessert in a glass.

There is no shortage of Baileys drinks: Irish coffee, thin mint cocktail, chocolate martini, white Russian, Baileys hot chocolate, and so much more.

Baileys Cocktails and Drinks For Every Occasion

Baileys S'Mores martini topped with a toasted marshmallow.
Photo Credit: Deposit Photos

This is the ultimate list of Baileys cocktails and drinks for almost every occasion, such as St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas, other holidays, social gatherings, or anytime.

Included are easy ways to tweak some of the holiday-specific drinks.

These changes make them suitable for any time of year or for a different holiday other than what they were originally intended for.

Also included are the number of different alcohol varieties in each drink.

This will come in handy if you are trying to save money by not buying multiple types of liquor or you only have Baileys on hand. Cheers!

1. Baileys Irish Cream Coffee

Baileys Irish Coffee with whipped creamed on a grey background.
Photo Credit: xoxoBella.com
  • Perfect For: Fall, Winter, St. Patrick’s Day (Add green sprinkles), Christmas (Add holiday sprinkles)
  • Types of Alcohol: 1

Get the Recipe: Baileys Irish Cream Coffee

2. Baileys Shamrock Shake

Baileys green Shamrock Shake topped with whipped cream and Lucky Charm's next to a Bailey's bottle.
Photo Credit: xoxoBella.com
  • Perfect For: St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas (Leave out Lucky Charms and swap green sprinkles for holiday sprinkles), summer (Leave out green food coloring and sprinkles)
  • Types of Alcohol: 1

Get the Recipe: Baileys Shamrock Shake

3. Baileys White Russian

Baileys White Russian in a glass next to a Bailey's bottle with a checkered black and white background.
Photo Credit: TropRockin
  • Perfect For: Any occasion, especially St. Patrick’s Day and the holidays
  • Types of Alcohol: 3

Get the Recipe: Baileys White Russian

4. Frozen Mudslide Cocktail

Baileys Frozen Mudslide topped with whipped cream with coffee beans in the background.
Photo Credit: Noshing with the Nolands
  • Perfect For: Any occasion, summer, St. Patrick’s Day
  • Types of Alcohol: 2

Get the Recipe: Frozen Mudslide Cocktail

5. Thin Mint Cocktail

Baileys Thin Mint Drink garnished with mint with a Bailey's bottle in the background.
Photo Credit: The Kitchen is My Playground
  • Perfect For: Any occasion, especially St. Patrick’s Day and Christmas  
  • Types of Alcohol: 2

Get the Recipe: Thin Mint Cocktail

6. Drunken Snowman

Baileys Drunken Snowman topped with whipped cream on a blue and white checked background.
Photo Credit: TropRockin
  • Perfect For: Fall, winter, Christmas and the holidays, St. Patrick’s Day (Swap out chocolate sprinkles for green sprinkles)
  • Types of Alcohol: 1

A drunken snowman consists of Baileys, vanilla ice cream, and hot cocoa.

Get the Recipe: Drunken Snowman

7. Snickers Martini

Snicker's Chocolate Baileys Cocktail in a glass with chocolate syrup and liquor in the background.
Photo Credit: The Cookin’ Chicks
  • Perfect For: Any Occasion, St. Patrick’s Day
  • Types of Alcohol: 4

Get the Recipe: Snickers Martini

8. Baileys Espresso Martini

Baileys Espresso Martini in a glass next to a a Baileys bottle and a bowl of coffee beans.
Photo Credit: Casual Foodist
  • Perfect For: Any Occasion, St. Patrick’s Day
  • Types of Alcohol: 2

Get the Recipe: Baileys Espresso Martini

9. Pistachio Pudding Shots

Baileys Pistachio Pudding Shots in a shot glass with whipped cream.
Photo Credit: The Short Order Cook
  • Perfect For: St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas (Add red sprinkles), Easter (Garnish with a Peep or add Easter sprinkles) 
  • Types of Alcohol: 1

Get the Recipe: Pistachio Pudding Shots

10. Pink Mudslide

Pink Mudslide in a glass, garnished with a strawberry that looks like a heart
Photo Credit: Amanda’s Cookin’
  • Perfect For: Valentine’s Day, Mother’s Day, Easter (Garnish with a Peep), baby and wedding showers, spring, summer
  • For the 4th of July or Memorial Day: Serve in Mason jars, drizzle with strawberry syrup, add a skewer of blueberries and strawberries, and a festive straw.
  • Types of Alcohol: 2

Get the Recipe: Pink Mudslide

11. Baileys S’mores Martini

Baileys S'mores Martini in a glass with toasted marshmallows.
Photo Credit: Deposit Photos
  • Perfect For: Any occasion, especially summer and fall, St. Patrick’s Day
  • Types of Alcohol: 3

Get the Recipe: Baileys S’mores Martini

(Recipe Credit: Host The Toast)

12. Oatmeal Cookie Cocktail

Baileys Oatmeal Cookie Cocktail in a glass rimmed with crushed oatmeal cookies and garnished with an oatmeal cookie.
Photo Credit: Cooking with Curls
  • Perfect For: Any occasion, fall, winter, Christmas and the holidays
  • Types of Alcohol: 3 

Get the Recipe: Oatmeal Cookie Cocktail

13. Irish Cream Hot Chocolate

Baileys Hot Chocolate in a cup with whipped cream and shaved chocolate.
Photo Credit: Feast and West
  • Perfect For: Fall, Christmas and the holidays (Add holiday sprinkles or a candy cane), winter, St. Patrick’s Day (Add green sprinkles or Lucky Charms marshmallows)
  • Types of Alcohol: 1

Get the Recipe: Irish Cream Hot Chocolate

14. Boozy Pistachio Iced Coffee

Boozy pistachio iced coffee in a mug with whipped cream and green sprinkles.
Photo Credit: Noshing with the Nolands
  • Perfect For: Any Occasion (Leave out green sprinkles), St. Patrick’s Day
  • Types of Alcohol: 1

Get the Recipe: Boozy Pistachio Iced Coffee

15. Sugar Cookie Martini

Sugar cookie martini with Christmas sprinkles.
Photo Credit: Cooking with Curls
  • Perfect For: Christmas and the holidays, New Year’s (Use gold sprinkles), St. Patrick’s Day (Use green sprinkles), Birthdays (Use funfetti sprinkles), Valentine’s Day (Use pink and red sprinkles), baby showers (use different sprinkles)
  • Types of Alcohol: 3

Get the Recipe: Sugar Cookie Martini

16. Pistachio Martini

Baileys green colored Pistachio Martini with pistachios in the background.
Photo Credit: 2 Cookin Mamas
  • Perfect For: Any Occasion, especially St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas and the holidays
  • Types of Alcohol: 1

Get the Recipe: Pistachio Martini

17. Pumpkin Spice Mudslides

Pumpkin Spice Mudslide With Kahlua coffee liquor and Baileys bottles in the background.
Photo Credit: The Cookin’ Chicks
  • Perfect For: Fall, Thanksgiving, Halloween (Sprinkle with candy corns)
  • Types of Alcohol: 4

Get the Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Mudslides

18. St. Patrick’s Day Jello Shots

Bright green Baileys Jello shots in mini shot glasses meant to look like a foaming beer.
Photo Credit: Jello Joy
  • Perfect For: St. Patrick’s Day, Holiday Grinch-themed party
  • Types of Alcohol: 2

Get the Recipe: St. Patrick’s Day Jello Shots

19. Baileys Affogato Coffee Cocktail

Baileys Irish Affogato in a glass.
Photo Credit: The Rustic Foodie
  • Perfect For: Any Occasion, Christmas and the holidays, St. Patrick’s Day
  • Types of Alcohol: 2

Baileys, espresso, ice cream, and one other type of liquor come together to make this unforgettable dessert cocktail.

Get the Recipe: Baileys Affogato Coffee Cocktail

20. Irish Cream Colada

Baileys Colada garnished with cherry and pineapple.
Photo Credit: Deposit Photos
  • Perfect For: Summer, backyard barbecues (Grilled pineapple garnish would be tasty.)
  • Types of Alcohol: 1 (Baileys Colada)

Get the Recipe: Irish Cream Colada

(Recipe Credit: Baileys)

21. Baileys Chocolate Martini

Baileys Chocolate Martini with a red towel in the background.
Photo Credit: Amanda’s Cookin’
  • Perfect For: Any occasion, St. Patrick’s Day, Christmas and the holidays (Garnish with a mini candy cane), Valentine’s Day, date night at home
  • Types of Alcohol: 1

Get the Recipe: Baileys Chocolate Martini

22. Peppermint White Russian Cocktail

Peppermint White Russian with glass rimmed with green sprinkles.
Photo Credit: The Cookin’ Chicks
  • Perfect For: Christmas and the holidays
  • Types of Alcohol: 2 

Get the Recipe: Peppermint White Russian Cocktail

23. B-52 Shot Recipe

B-52 shots in shot glasses.
Photo Credit: Garlic and Zest
  • Perfect For: Any Occasion, St. Patrick’s Day, Father’s Day, bachelor and bachelorette parties, Christmas and the holidays, any party
  • Types of Alcohol: 3

B-52 shots are layered with Baileys and two other types of liquor. It has a delicious coffee flavor with a slight hint of orange.

Get the Recipe: B-52 Shot Recipe

24. Gingerbread Martini

Gingerbread Martini with dark background.
Photo Credit: Deposit Photos
  • Perfect For: Christmas and the holidays, winter
  • Types of Alcohol: 2

Get the Recipe: Gingerbread Martini

(Recipe Credit: Good Life Eats)

25. Baby Guinness Drink

Baileys Baby Guinness in a shot glass on a wood background.
Photo Credit: Deposit Photos
  • Perfect For: Any occasion, St. Patrick’s Day, Father’s Day, parties
  • Types of Alcohol: 2

Disguised as a Guinness, this drink is made with Baileys and one other liquor.

Get the Recipe: Baby Guinness Cocktail

(Recipe Credit: Creative Culinary)

 If you want a drink with Guinness and Baileys, try this Irish Slammer from Shake Drink Repeat.  

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