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Tootsie Roll Shot

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Posted: 05/13/22

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A shot that tastes like a tootsie roll? What a treat! With just two ingredients, this shot recipe is easy to make and delicious to drink. The delicious duo of creamy Kahlua and orange juice may just become your new favorite combination.

Shot glasses of Tootsie Roll Shot recipe surrounded by Tootsie Roll candies

Normally you wouldn’t think of coffee and orange juice going together, but coffee-flavored liqueur and orange juice make quite the delicious duo in this recipe combining to taste like the classic tootsie roll candy. With a fairly low alcohol content compared to other shots, you can confidently take a tootsie roll shot (or two) without feeling too terrible in the morning.

What is a Tootsie Roll Shot Made of

A Tootsie Roll Shot is made of only two simple ingredients: coffee-liqueur, like Kahlua, and orange juice. There are different variations on the Tootsie Roll Shot recipe, but we think this simple version is best. To make the shot more potent, you could also add vodka to the mix or replace the orange juice with an orange liqueur like Triple Sec.

man's hand pouring cocktail shaker of Tootsie Roll Shot ingredients into a shot glass surrounded by Tootsie Roll candies

How to Make a Tootsie Roll Shot

  1. Pour the orange juice and Kahlua into a cocktail shaker with ice.
  2. Shake well until chilled.
  3. Strain into a shot glass and enjoy!

Why is it called a Tootsie Roll Shot

This recipe gets its name from the flavor of the combined ingredients that mimic the tootsie roll candy.

Shot glasses of Tootsie Roll Shot recipe surrounded by Tootsie Roll candies

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5 from 3 votes

Tootsie Roll shot

Serves: 1 shot
(tap # to scale)
Prep: 3 minutes
Total: 3 minutes
The Tootsie Roll Shot is made with the delicious due of orange juice and Kahlua, coming together to taste like the tootsie roll candy.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 ounce Orange Juice
  • 1 ounce Kahlua ex. coffee liqueur

Instructions

  • Pour the orange juice and Kailua into a shaker filled with ice.
  • Shake well.
  • Pour into a shot glass.
  • Drink and enjoy!
Author: Nathan Longley
Course: Drinks
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Nathan Longley has been his wife’s personal bar tender for as long as he can remember. While he most often enjoys a cold beer, he is known to love our vodka gimlet.

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