Simple syrup, light rum, crème de cacao and a splash of cream make this cookie-inspired cocktail the perfect after-dinner drink.
Coconut Macaroon Cookie Cocktail
oz Simple Syrup (2 tablespoons)
oz light coconut rum (2 tablespoons)
oz half-and-half (2 tablespoons)
oz white crème de cacao (1 tablespoon)
Toasted shredded coconut
To make Simple Syrup, mix sugar and water in 1-quart saucepan. Heat to boiling over medium-high heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; set aside 1 hour to cool. Pour syrup into glass jar. Cover jar, and refrigerate until needed. Makes 1 1/4 cups.
To prepare cocktail, fill cocktail shaker with ice. Add 1 ounce of the simple syrup, the coconut rum, half-and-half and crème de cacao; cover and shake. Strain into cocktail glass. Garnish with toasted coconut.
Tip: To toast coconut, sprinkle coconut in ungreased heavy skillet. Cook over medium-low heat 6 to 14 minutes, stirring frequently until browning begins, then stirring constantly until golden brown.
NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING
Serving Size: 1 Cocktail
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- Vitamin A
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Exchanges:0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.