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22 Boozy Desserts To Bookmark For Your Summer BBQ

Booze and dessert. What could be better?

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Booze is great. Desserts are also great. Together, the combination is ~amazing.~

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Because there's nothing more decadent than a dessert that'll satisfy both your sweet tooth and your thirst.

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So here are 22 boozy desserts guaranteed to get your party started:

1. Guinness Chocolate Poke Cake

lifeloveandsugar.com

A chocolate cake soaked in Guinness chocolate ganache? Sign me up. Get the recipe.

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2. Rum Poached Pears

tasty.co

This boozy recipe only takes six ingredients to make — and that includes vanilla ice cream to serve them with. Get the recipe.

3. Strawberry Margarita Cupcakes

thebakerchick.com

These lime cupcakes are stuffed with a zesty strawberry filling spiked with tequila to give them a punch of flavor (and booze!). Get the recipe.

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4. Watermelon Mojito Popsicles

boulderlocavore.com

Everything you love about mojitos (plus watermelon) in popsicle form. Get the recipe.

5. Chili-Tequila Chocolate Truffles

40aprons.com

These decadent chocolate truffles are spiked with warming chili and a hearty dose of tequila. Get the recipe.

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6. Coffee Tequila Ice Cream With Smashed Malted Chocolates

drizzleanddip.com

Coffee to wake you up, and tequila to get the party started. Get the recipe.

7. Paloma Pie

bakingamoment.com

Everything you love about the classic tequila and grapefruit cocktail in pie form.

Get the recipe.

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8. Cucumber Gin and Tonic Sorbet

bourbonandhoney.com

Possibly the most refreshing sorbet that ever existed. Get the recipe.

9. Watermelon, Lime, and Tequila Granita

sidewalkshoes.com

This refreshing watermelon granita takes about two hours to freeze — so feel free to pregame your granita with some wine. Get the recipe.

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10. Blackberry Meringues With Rum Chantilly Cream

supergoldenbakes.com

Chantilly is just a fancy word for whipped cream, so break out the rum and let's get whipping! Get the recipe.

11. Derby-Style Bourbon Balls

tasty.co

The key to making these derby-style balls is to soak chopped walnuts in Bourbon overnight. It'll give them a ton of flavor and soften their crunchy texture. Get the recipe.

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12. Orange and Raspberry Cupcakes With Prosecco Buttercream Frosting

giraffescanbake.com

Prosecco itself is great — but Prosecco buttercream is a whole new level of delicious. Get the recipe.

13. Kahlua Brownies With Chocolate Kahlua Ganache

fridaycakenight.com

A double hit of Kahlua gives these brownies a pop of coffee flavor. Get the recipe.

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14. Sparkling Wine Tiramisu

sweetandsavorymeals.com

This boozy, no-bake dessert comes together in less than 30 minutes and will get any party started. Get the recipe.

15. Nutella Swirled Kahlua Cheesecake Cookie Bars

bakednewengland.com

Kahlua, cheesecake, and brownies mixed into one decadent dessert. Get the recipe.

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16. Beeramisu

iamafoodblog.com

Beeramisu = tiramisu, but with beer. Duh! Get the recipe.

17. Red Wine Granita

honestlyyum.com

Vanilla ice cream topped with a boozy red wine granita — the perfect thing for a hot summer day. Get the recipe.

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18. Chocolate Fudge With Bourbon Sugar

Michael Graydon + Nikole Herriott / Via bonappetit.com

Bourbon sugar may sound fancy, but it's nothing more than sugar, vanilla, and Bourbon mixed together and dried out in the oven. It gives the fudge a pop of texture and a bright, bold flavor. Get the recipe.

19. Cherry Snow Cone

food52.com

This grown-up snow cone gets spiked with Pernod to give it a pop of anise flavor.

Get the recipe.

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20. Vodka Chocolate Chilies

tasty.co

These chilies soaked in vodka and dipped in chocolate are certainly not for everyone, but the people who love them seriously love them. Get the recipe.

21. Bourbon Caramel Almond Butter Cups

minimalistbaker.com

These almond butter cups are like peanut butter cups only 10x better and spiked with booze. Get the recipe.

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22. Red Wine Velvet Cake

bravetart.com

Who wants boring old red velvet cake when you can have red wine velvet cake? Get the recipe.

Let's party!

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