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The Best Baileys Peanut Butter Cup Drink Recipes

Get ready to elevate your cozy beverage game with a triple threat of indulgence! We’re diving into the delightful world of Bailey’s Irish Cream paired with the nutty flavor of Reese’s peanut butter cups. From a soul-warming Hot Chocolate to a creamy Milkshake and a sophisticated Latte, we’ve crafted three irresistible recipes that will elevate your comfort drink experience.

Sliced peanut butter cups on a mug of Bailey's hot chocolate and whipped cream

Whether you’re snuggled up by the fireplace, hosting a gathering, or simply treating yourself to a moment of pure bliss, these concoctions are designed to delight your taste buds and add a dash of decadence to your day. Join us on this flavor-packed journey and discover why Bailey’s Irish Cream and Peanut Butter Cups make the perfect culinary companions! 

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When the colder months arrive, I love nothing more than to kick back and relax with a cozy, Baileys Irish Cream and creamy Peanut Butter Cup drink. Whether you’re in the mood for something hot, cold or for a way to turn your boring hot coffee into a decadent drink, I have you covered!


For each of these three drinks, we’ve barely scratched the surface in toppings options. Here are a few more toppings to consider in addition to heavy cream or whipped cream.

  • Chocolate ganache
  • Chocolate Syrup
  • Caramel Syrup
  • Peanut Butter Sauce
  • Cocoa Powder
  • Mini chocolate chips
  • Mini butterscotch chips
  • Mini white chocolate chips
  • Chocolate sprinkles
  • Shaved chocolate


In addition to your favorite dairy milk, you could also try any plant-based or vegan milks like Almond Milk, Soy Milk, Coconut Milk or Oat Milk.

And don’t forget, if you want to get really wild with these drink recipes, sub out the milk with chocolate milk for a truly sweet treat.

Bailey's Irish Cream and Peanut Butter Cup Milkshake in a clear glass topped with whipped cream, chocolate shavings and peanut butter cups.


Is Bailey’s Irish Cream only for coffee drinks?

No, Bailey’s Irish Cream is a versatile liqueur that can be used in a variety of cocktails, desserts, and even enjoyed on its own over ice cubes.

Can I mix Bailey’s with other nut butter flavors besides peanut butter?

Absolutely! Bailey’s pairs well with various nut butter flavors, including almond butter, hazelnut butter, or even a combination for a unique twist.

Are there non-alcoholic alternatives to Bailey’s Irish Cream?

Yes, there are non-alcoholic Irish cream-flavored coffee creamers and simple syrup available. 

What other classic cocktails can I make with Bailey’s Irish Cream?

Besides the recipes mentioned, Bailey’s is a key ingredient in classic cocktails like the Irish Coffee, B-52, and Mudslide.

Can I make these drinks without alcohol or with a substitute?

Certainly! You can omit the alcohol or use non-alcoholic alternatives in these recipes to create delicious virgin versions.

Are there any specific types or brands of peanut butter cups that work best in these recipes?

We’re partial to Reese’s peanut butter cups, but any brand will work well. You can choose classic milk chocolate or experiment with dark chocolate or white chocolate peanut butter cups.

Can I make these drinks ahead of time for a party or gathering?

While some components can be prepared in advance, it’s recommended to assemble the drinks just before serving for the best flavor and texture.

What type of glassware is best for serving these drinks?

The choice of glassware depends on personal preference, but for an elevated presentation, consider using stemmed glasses for the Milkshake and Latte, and a cozy mug for the Hot Chocolate. You could also use a martini glass with brown sugar inside of the rims or consider using a hurricane glass.

What could I use other than Bailey’s?

If you’re looking for an alcoholic substitute with a different flavor profile, consider using a different cream liqueur such as Kahlua coffee liqueur, Amaretto (almond-flavored liqueur), or Frangelico (hazelnut-flavored liqueur). Keep in mind that the flavor won’t be identical to Bailey’s, but it can still add a delightful twist to your recipes. Adjust the quantities to suit your taste preferences.


Bailey's peanut butter cup milkshake in a glass topped with whipped cream, full reese's peanut butter cups and a glass straw.

Baileys Irish Cream and Peanut Butter Cup Milkshake Recipe

This is a delightful and indulgent dessert beverage that combines the rich, creamy flavors of Baileys Irish Cream with the sweet and nutty goodness of Reese’s Peanut Butter Cups. This decadent milkshake is perfect for adults looking to enjoy a grown-up twist on a classic childhood treat.

Sliced peanut butter cups on a mug of Bailey's hot chocolate and whipped cream

Baileys Irish Cream and Peanut Butter Cup Hot Chocolate Recipe

Get ready to cozy up with the ultimate winter treat: Baileys Irish Cream and Peanut Butter Cup Hot Chocolate! Picture this: a mug of rich, creamy hot chocolate infused with the smooth, delightful notes of Baileys Irish Cream, and then, just when you thought it couldn’t get any better, we throw in some irresistible peanut butter cup magic. Yep, it’s like a warm, liquid dessert in a cup!

Bailey's Irish Cream and Peanut Butter Cup Latte in a clear glass topped with whipped cream, chocolate shavings and a peanut butter cup.

Bailey’s Irish Cream and Peanut Butter Cup Latte Recipe

Get ready to elevate your coffee game with a decadent twist that’s sure to make your taste buds dance – introducing our Bailey’s Irish Cream and Peanut Butter Cup Latte. This luxurious concoction combines the rich, velvety notes of Bailey’s Irish Cream with the nutty allure of peanut butter cups, creating a caffeinated masterpiece that’s as indulgent as it is irresistible. Whether you’re looking to kickstart your morning with a dash of sophistication or craving a delightful evening pick-me-up, this latte is here to turn your ordinary coffee routine into a moment of pure bliss. Grab your favorite mug and let’s brew up a little magic!

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