16+ Simple Baileys Cocktails (with Easy Recipes)

Baileys Irish Cream is a popular liqueur that can be enjoyed on its own or used to create a variety of delicious cocktails. Here are 16+ great Baileys cocktails to try at home!

Do you have a bottle of Baileys that’s been hanging around in your liquor cabinet forever? Wondering how to use it up? I’ve rounded up all the best Baileys cocktail recipes in one place.

Because… there are so many amazing Baileys drinks out there!

What is Baileys?

Baileys Irish Cream is a popular alcoholic beverage that originated in Ireland. It is a liqueur made from Irish whiskey, cream, and a blend of other ingredients such as cocoa and vanilla.

Baileys is known for its rich, creamy flavor and smooth texture, and it can be enjoyed on its own or used as a key ingredient in cocktails and desserts. It is often served over ice or in a coffee as an after-dinner drink. But it’s delicious in so many cocktails!

So let’s get started!

The BEST Baileys Cocktails: The Lineup

This delicious mudslide cocktail is a sweet treat that will satisfy anyone’s sweet tooth.
Get the RECIPE from I’m Hungry for That
This baileys cocktail is an amazing combination of bailey’s irish cream liqueur, freshly brewed coffee, a touch of milk and ice. Topped with whipped cream and sprinkled cinnamon, it’s a delicious treat that isn’t overly sweet!
Get the RECIPE from How Sweet Eats
This classic Irish Coffee drink is a double whammy of caffeine and booze that immediately warms you up on a chilly evening. It’s cozy, delicious, and can be made in minutes!
Get the RECIPE from Bellyfull
This Baileys and vodka martini is creamy and delicious and so easy to make. Make this Baileys martini for yourself or for a group.
Get the RECIPE from Keeping it Simple Blog
Here’s how to make the B 52 cocktail, aka B52 shot! Layered Kahlua, Irish cream, and Grand Marnier make the perfect sip.
Get the RECIPE from A Couple Cooks
Say cheers! It’s another classic holiday cocktail, the Baileys Pumpkin Vanilla Silk Martini. So smooth, so simple, so delicious.
Get the RECIPE from Pass the Sushi
Mix up a cocktail in just 15 minutes that tastes like a sugar cookie with peanut butter whiskey, Baileys, and vodka.
Get the RECIPE from Homebody Eats
Nutty Irishman
The Nutty Irishman is a grown-up coffee drink that’s smooth and comforting. Made with Irish Cream and Hazelnut liqueurs and topped with whipped cream.
Get the RECIPE from Berly’s Kitchen
Bailey’s Irish Cream Jello Shots Recipe is a 5-ingredient recipe for Saint Patrick’s Day! These fun and festive “grown-up treats” take no time to prep too!
Get the RECIPE from A Spicy Perspective
Creamy, fudgy, rich and decadent – Baileys Guinness Irish Floats are a perfect way to celebrate Saint Patricks Day!
Get the RECIPE from Sweet Cs Designs
This Chocolate Martini is the perfect after dinner drink. It's creamy, sweet & delicious.
Get the RECIPE from I’m Bored Lets Go
This Bailey’s Cookies and Cream Shake is deliciously decadent and boozy but incredibly simple to make.
Get the RECIPE from Baking Mischief
The popular white Russian cocktail is made with Kahlua, vodka, and a splash of cream. Cheers!
Get the RECIPE from Leite’s Culinaria
This Baileys Mint Martini is the ultimate combo! Creme de Menthe combined with Baileys Irish Cream in one delicious Baileys drink.
Get the RECIPE from Lemon Tree Dwelling
Simple to prepare in less than five minutes, eggnog with Baileys Irish Cream is the perfect festive cocktail to enjoy this holiday season.
Get the RECIPE from Tao of Spice
This Christmas white hot chocolate with Baileys drink is delicious. You’ll need marshmallows, white chocolate, cream, Baileys, and candy canes.
Get the RECIPE from Sims Home Kitchen

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16+ EASY Baileys Cocktails

Baileys Irish Cream is a popular liqueur that can be enjoyed on its own or used to create a variety of delicious cocktails. Here are 16+ great Baileys cocktails to try at home!
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  • Choose your favorite Baileys cocktail.
  • Gather the necessary ingredients.
  • Mix up a delicious Baileys drink and enjoy!
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