It’s time to tantalize your taste buds with some Amaretto cocktails.
Amaretto is a popular Italian liqueur that has been around since the 1850s.
Try the legendary Classic Sour or the 1-minute French Connection.
What about a beautiful Amaretto by Morning or a simple Amaretto and coke?
You can even make your homemade Amaretto liqueur in an unbelievably easy way with awesome results!
This handy list has 27 ways to creatively use up the bottle of Amaretto you have in your home bar.
Release the mixologist in you and put your bartending skills to the test.
Let’s get started!
1. Amaretto Sour
This is probably the most popular Amaretto cocktail out there.
You only need three ingredients and 5 minutes for this sweet, refreshing beauty.
If you make mixed drinks fairly often, mix up a big batch of simple syrup so you can save up on time in future recipes.
It will go bad eventually so only make what you think you will use within a couple of weeks.
Garnish with a cherry for that pretty presentation and pair with an appetizer.
The peach and Amaretto blend in this martini will sweetly soothe your taste buds.
4 ingredients, some shaking,10 minutes, and chilled martini glasses are all you need.
Start with your homemade syrup and allow it to cool before adding everything else.
This recipe will yield a light bubbly that is not overly sweet and is ready in minutes.
Impress your guests with this fancy drink that doesn’t require any shaking.
The drop of red grenadine mixing with the orange is what gives it the look that mimics sunshine.
Pour into tall glasses for the best sunrise effect.
Spiked hot chocolate is always a great idea, especially in the dead of winter.
Indulge in this creamy, decadent beverage that uses ingredients you probably already have and is ready in minutes.
Just melt everything together and watch the magic happen.
Make your hot chocolate from scratch for the best outcome.
Try different toppings like almonds, shaved chocolate, homemade whipped cream, marshmallows, and so on.
Sidecar fans and Amaretto Sour fans unite in this lovely cocktail that seamlessly blends the two.
Combine everything together in a shaker with ice and shake really hard.
You can use fresh or frozen cherries for this refreshing Amaretto cocktail.
Strain into your martini glass which can be garnished with a rim of sugar.
With only three ingredients, this simple recipe yields an Amaretto cocktail that is as good as your morning latte.
This dessert cocktail is a pleasant sipper because it is easy on the booze making it perfect for a nightcap or an after-dinner drink.
Serve it up in a cocktail glass and enjoy.
This name conjures images from “Godfather” the movie and it is as intriguing.
You don’t need any experience to make this minimalist cocktail that comes together in seconds.
This recipe yields a potent cocktail so sip with care.
This semi-sweet mixed drink is easy to make and easier to drink.
Vodka and Amaretto mix smoothly to make a silky cocktail you will make time and again.
Now that you have acquired a taste for Amaretto, why not make yours at home?
This recipe is unbelievably easy and can keep for up to a month in an airtight container.
You don’t need a fridge for this homemade Amaretto that makes a great gift idea.
Try this stunner when you are in a tropical mood and enjoy the perfect marriage of sweet and tangy.
Fill your cocktail shaker with ice, throw in all the ingredients and pour everything into a tall glass.
Some mint and a pineapple wedge will make pretty garnishes.
Amaretto wine cocktail is a striking red wine cocktail great for parties and holiday gatherings.
Simply shake all the ingredients and ice vigorously and strain into a cocktail glass.
A fresh rosemary sprig or done maraschino cherries complete the look.
An Italian Margarita is sweet, sassy, and a great addition to any cocktail repertoire.
Make a single drink or a pitcher for a party in what feels like one procedure.
Dump everything into a shaker or pitcher filled with ice and shake well.
This cocktail is for those who like the taste of Dr. Pepper but miss the alcoholic kick.
No Dr. Pepper here as it doesn’t mix well with alcohol but the taste is just right.
Serve it on the rocks and enjoy.
14. Amaretto & Coke
Does it get any easier than this?
The flavor profile of Amaretto gives this ageless recipe a sweet, nutty flavor enjoyed by all.
Booze it up or down as needed.
This cocktail is a cousin to the Amaretto sour only it’s citrusy with added orange juice and garnishing.
Stir it up on a lazy afternoon, patio party, or brunch, and take a long sip.
This cocktail is the sweet snickers candy in liquid form and is one way for adults to eat candy.
Top it with some homemade whipping cream and some chunks of snicker bars.
Creamy, smooth, and indulgent perfection in a glass.
This is an easy and fuss-free cocktail with a spectacular look everyone will enjoy.
Garnish with some cherries or an orange wheel on your next barbeque.
There will be numerous requests for top-ups.
A name this good better deliver what it promises!
You will not be disappointed with this layered or shaken cocktail.
The name alone conjures a romantic evening with a significant other or one for self-love and of course Valentine’s day.
Amaretto and cranberry make great partners in this mixed drink that is both smooth and tart.
Strain off into a martini glass and garnish with clementine cement.
20. Amaretto Coffee
This is a lovely Italian twist to the beloved Irish coffee that comes together in minutes.
You can easily replace the cinnamon with cocoa powder or grated chocolate if it pleases you.
Serve it as a dessert cocktail to end a meal or as a lovely nightcap.
21. Alabama Slammer
The Alabama Slammer is a gorgeous red summer cocktail great for pool parties and game days.
The fruity undertone and kick from alcohol make it ideal for a sipper.
Garnish with an orange slice and cherries.
Make an Amaretto Aloha cocktail from the comfort of your home and get a taste of Hawaii.
The pineapple juice gives it a fruity taste and a smooth finish that will leave you smiling in bliss.
Scale up the ingredients to make a pitcher next time you host a party.
23. Amaretto Julep
You only need 3 ingredients and some mint for garnish for this bad boy.
Handle the mint leaves with care so they don’t get muddled.
Serve in metal julep cups with a straw and enjoy.
This icy drink is the perfect antidote to the heat of summer and only needs basic ingredients.
You can use sparkling wine instead of soda water with the same awesome results.
Pair with a cheese plate and get a kick out of the play of flavors.
25. Amaretto Eggnog
This eggnog cocktail is easy to make and the blend of sweet and spicy play out together perfectly.
Homemade eggnog is best with any recipe but you can go with store-bought if you are short of time.
Garnish with a half of a cinnamon stick or dash of ground nutmeg and watch the drinks disappear.
26. Amaretto Stinger
A stinger is a classic made from a whisky, in our case Amaretto, and white crème de menthe.
This odd couple pairs quite well to produce a cocktail that is sweet, strong, and refreshing.
It is perfect for an after-dinner drink and as a nightcap.
Serve it in a cocktail glass or on the rocks in a rocks glass with a mint for garnish.
This Almond Joy Martini recipe only requires a few ingredients and is incredibly easy to make.
The play of almond, coconut, and chocolate plays out beautifully and is ready in no time.
Remind yourself to sip, not chug this divine creation.
The bottom line
Above are 27 reasons why you need to keep a bottle of Amaretto in your home bar and if you run out unexpectedly, you can always make your own homemade Amaretto.
The cocktail connoisseur in you will have a blast messing around with these Amaretto mixed drinks that are easy on the palate and eye.
There is an Amaretto cocktail for every occasion you may be hosting because it is a great mixer and yields delicious show stoppers.
Amaretto in mixed drinks gives cheaper ingredients a needed boost so it is a luxury cocktail you can afford without breaking the bank.
It is time to indulge yourself!
27 Ways To Use Amaretto Liqueur
It’s time to tantalize your taste buds with some Amaretto cocktails!
- Amaretto Sour
- Amaretto Martini
- Amaretto Sunrise
- Amaretto Hot Chocolate
- Cherry Amaretto Sidecar Cocktail
- Toasted Almond Drink
- Godfather Cocktail
- Godmother Cocktail
- Homemade Amaretto
- Tahiti Vanilla Sky Vodka Cocktail
- Amaretto Wine Cocktail
- Italian Margarita
- Dirty Dr. Pepper Cocktail
- Amaretto & Coke
- Amaretto Stone Sour
- Snickers Cocktail
- Amaretto Bourbon Cocktail With Red Wine Float
- Screaming Orgasm Shot
- Amaretto-Cranberry Kiss
- Amaretto Coffee
- Alabama Slammer
- Amaretto Aloha Cocktail
- Amaretto Julep
- Apricot Amaretto Fizz
- Amaretto Eggnog
- Amaretto Stinger
- Almond Joy Martini Cocktail
- Find your favorite recipe from our Amaretto Cocktails list.
- Gather all the ingredients needed.
- Start mixing and make us proud!