I love this time of year: crisp, clear, sunshine-y days, the fiery yellow and gold leaves underfoot, and, because…HALLOWEEN(!), we can finally allow ourselves to indulge in obscene amounts of candy.
Peanut butter cups have always been one of my all-time favorites. When you’re a kid and you hit a house with full size peanut butter cups, you know you’ve hit the mother-load. This year, instead of making yourself ill from downing half a bag of “snack sized” treats, try this elevated peanut butter cup inspired cocktail made with QUI Tequila, dark chocolate, and hazelnut liqueur.
The QUINutButter Cup
2 oz. QUI Tequila
1/2 oz. Creme de Cacao
1/2 oz. Hazelnut Liqueur
1/2 oz. Chocolate Syrup (Dark Chocolate Preferred)
1 tbsp. All-Natural Unsweetened Peanut Butter
Pinch of Salt
Chocolate Syrup and Justin’s Mini Peanut Butter Cup (for Garnish)
Preparation: In a blender, combine all ingredients and blend until smooth. Drizzle chocolate syrup on the inside of a chilled martini glass. Pour blended mixture to the top. Garnish with mini peanut butter cup on the rim of the glass.