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gingerbread old fashioned cocktail on a silver tray with cookies and oranments in the background.

Gingerbread Old Fashioned

Picture of Heather Wibbels, Cocktail Contessa, pouring a cocktailHeather Wibbels
Drink your cookie with this Gingerbread Old Fashioned featuring an infused simple syrup, a great whiskey, and a dash of holiday bitters.
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Total Time 3 mins
Course Drinks
Cuisine Bourbon Cocktail
Servings 1


  • 2 oz bourbon or rye
  • ½ oz gingerbread syrup
  • 1 bar spoon molasses
  • 3 dashes gingerbread bitters or 1 dash ginger bitters and 1 dash cinnamon bitters
  • Garnish: gingerbread cookie and/or orange twist


  • Combine ingredients in a mixing glass and fill with ice.
  • Stir for 20 seconds.
  • Strain into a rocks glass with one large cube.
  • Garnish with a gingerbread cookie or orange twist.
Keyword cinnamon, clove, ginger, gingerbread, molasses, old fashioned
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