Thanksgiving cocktail: Buttery finger

Buttery finger Thanksgiving cocktail

Why is this cocktail called a “buttery finger?” Because it resembles the popular candy bar, the Butterfinger, of course! So any Butterfinger candy bar lover will enjoy sipping this sweet, chocolaty, and creamy drink. It’s such a rich and decadent cocktail that it’s perfect around the holidays when everyone has a sweet tooth. And while you can enjoy this over ice, it also makes a tasty shot!

Buttery Finger Cocktail Recipe


  • 1/2 oz. Bailey's Irish Cream
  • 1/2 oz. vodka
  • 1/2 oz. butterscotch schnapps
  • 1/2 oz. Kahlua
  • Maraschino cherries, optional
  • Ice


  1. Combine all liqueurs in a highball glass over ice.
  2. Garnish with Maraschino cherries.

Buttery Finger Thanksgiving cocktail recipe