This Polar Bear Shot recipe tastes like a chocolate peppermint patty! The perfect combination of crème de cacao and peppermint schnapps in an easy to make cocktail shot.
What's a Polar Bear Shot
I love the mint chocolate taste of this polar bear drink recipe! I also love that it is only 2 ingredients and takes barely any time to make.
If you are hosting a winter party, an après ski party, or just want a fun winter cocktail you will love this recipe!
This shot was made famous on Schitt's Creek. Is anyone else hoping and praying that future seasons of Schitt's Creek happen? I loved the show and miss seeing the characters each week. Though I have been watching the reruns and they are still so dang funny.
If you like peppermint patties, you will love the flavor of this cocktail shot. The best thing about this shot is it only takes two ingredients and a minute to prepare.
Enjoy this with your best friends, family, of a big group! It is an excellent shot for winter parties. Serve in your prettiest shot glass to make this even more festive.
What's in a Polar Bear Shot?
- White Crème de Cacao
- Peppermint Schnapps or white crème de menthe
White crème de menthe - you can use green Crème de Menthe if that is all you have but be prepared the drink will be green in color instead of clear. It is a great green drink for St. Patrick's Day.
Dark Crème de Cacao is similar in color to dark rum. It has a stronger dark chocolate flavor.
How do you chill shot glasses?
Rinse the shot glass with cold water and then place them in the coldest part of the freezer.
It should take around 10 minutes for them to get frosty.
How to make a Polar Bear Shot
Step 1 - Pour white crème de cacao to cocktail shaker filled with ice.
Step 2 - Add Peppermint Schnapps or White crème de menthe liqueurs to cocktail shaker.
Shake until drink is chilled.
Step 3 - Strain into a shot glass. Enjoy
This recipe can be made smaller to fit 1oz shot glasses or made larger to fit a martini glass or rocks glass.
Chilling the shot glass works great for this cocktail recipe.
To get your shot glasses really cold rinse them in cold water and then place them in the coldest part of your freezer. They will have a great arctic chill perfect for a polar bear.
You can add a ½ oz of vodka to this recipe to change the flavor a bit and make the cocktail stronger. Just make sure you have enough room in your shot glass.
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Polar Bear Shot
- ¾ Ounce White Creme de Cacao
- ¾ Ounce Peppermint Schnapps or white creme de menthe
- Add White Crème de Cacao and Peppermint Schnapps to a cocktail shaker with ice.
- Shake and strain into a chilled 2 oz. shot glass.
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