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ALCOHOL / cake batter martinis...complete with "cake" vodka. Cookies ‘n Creamtini. Remember when Cookies ‘n Cream flavored ice cream was the new cool flavor back in the 1980′s?

Cookies ‘n Creamtini

Now it’s just one of the many many MANY quirky flavors around. You’re lucky if you can find plain ol’ chocolate, vanilla, or strawberry ice cream among all the other flavors. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining. I’m all for fun new quirky flavors and combinations for ice cream and anything else (see my exhibit A: Chunky Elvis Ice Cream, Exhibit B: Crunchy Chicken Stuffed Waffle Pops & Maple Dijon Dip, and Exhibit C: Mexican Chocolate Snowball Cookies just to name a few of my quirky recipes…) . For my new “-tini “recipe I couldn’t help but get inspired by that oldie but goodie Cookies ‘n Cream ice cream. Add this Cookies ‘n Creamtini to the list of my other recent “-tinis” including: Yes, I realize I have a strange fascination with “-tinis”, but the truth is that I don’t have a lot of cocktail glasses so have to get some use out of my martini glasses!!

Recipe type: Drink Author: Snappy Gourmet. Vodka Soaked Gummy Bears. "Gummy Bears, bouncing here and there and everywhere, high adventure that's beyond compare, we are the Gummy Bears...

Vodka Soaked Gummy Bears

" Remember that cartoon? Yes ... yes it does. My mom's friend Cathy makes drunken gummies for their bowling team (those wild bowling ladies!) Gummy penguins, gummy coke bottles, gummy strawberries, peaches, watermelons... the possibilities are endless (though I have heard that Swedish Fish don't work that well in vodka) I added some gummy Life Savers to my bears. I didn't like the idea of sticky fingers from pulling them out of a zip lock bag or party bowl, so I took the time (really it's only about 15 minutes) to stick them all on tooth picks. We are headed to the beach this weekend to meet up with my best friend from college and I can't wait to bring these little guys with us! They have quite a kick. Place your bears in a large bowl and pour over your vodka, cover with plastic wrap and let sit for at least 24 hours.

Skittles Vodka Party Favors. Isn’t that just what you always want to see when you come to a blog?

Skittles Vodka Party Favors

Rainbow alcohol. Absolutely (pun intended)! Skittles Vodka is great like that. With New Year’s Eve coming up, everyone is looking for ideas for their party. One party I had in college was a “Taste the Rainbow” party. Skittles vodka tastes fruity and delicious, but it’s very strong so be careful. UPDATE THAT WILL ROCK YOUR WORLD: Mix the orange skittles vodka with cranberry juice. Also, I always wondered what the bottles of Absolut say on them. Recipe: Printable Version Ingredients and Equipment: 1 lb bag of skittles 30 mini bottles of vodka Coffee Filters 5 empty containers with lids (water bottles, tupperware, I used cups with plastic wrap on top) Funnel (or crazy good pouring skills) Prep time: 45 minutes Inactive time: 1 day Cooking Instructions: Separate all the skittles by color. Once dissolved, get out about 4 coffee filters and pour a portion of one color through the filters into an empty cup.

Recipes / Yummy yummy drunk gummies!