Buttery Nipple Shot

This Buttery Nipple Shot is a rich, creamy drink that all the adults will love. It’s a perfect marriage of Baileys Irish Cream and butterscotch schnapps. Yummy!

single buttery nipple shot with buttershots and bailelys in the background

Alright, alright, alright. First of all, get your mind out of the gutter. Secondly, this is one delicious cocktail. It’s rich and delicious, and it makes the perfect cocktail any time of year.

single buttery nipple shot with buttershots and bailelys in the background

❤️ Why You’ll Love This Recipe

  • The name will make you giggle.
  • It’s a rich, creamy cocktail that’s loaded with butterscotch flavor.
  • It only takes 3 ingredients to make, and 1 of them is optional.
  • It’s so delicious!


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You’ll only need 3 simple ingredients to make this delicious cocktail, and you’ll find them all easily at your local grocery store. See the recipe card at the end of the post for quantities.

  • Baileys Irish Cream
  • Butterscotch schnapps
  • Whipped cream for topping (optional)

🔪 How to Make This Buttery Nipple Shot

Making this recipe couldn’t be easier. In just a few minutes, you’ll have 1 delicious shot. They’re so quick and easy, you can make several at once to serve family and friends.

irish cream being poured into a shot glass

Step 1: Mix the Drink

Combine the Baileys and butterscotch schnapps in a cocktail shaker with ice and shake vigorously.

Step 2: Serve

Pour into a tall shot glass and top with whipped cream. Enjoy!


Do you want to change up this recipe and make it your own? Here are some ways that you can do that!

  • Baileys Irish Cream – Use Baileys Red Velvet for a chocolaty version of this cocktail.
  • Whipped Cream – Use homemade, tub, or spray whipped cream.

If you love creamy cocktails, then this red velvet martini is for you.

single buttery nipple shot with buttershots and bailelys in the background

🥄 Equipment

You don’t need much of anything to make this delicious cocktail recipe.

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Shot glasses

🥫 Storage

While these shots are best served as soon as they’re made, they don’t have any ingredients in them that make it hard to store them.

Simply refrigerate the shots without whipped cream for 2 to 3 days.

💭 Tips

There’s really nothing much to this recipe, and as such, we don’t have a ton of tips for you. In fact, we only have 1.

  • If you use chilled Baileys and schnapps you can forgo the cocktail shaker and simply pour them into the glass and give a quick stir.

⁉️ FAQ

Do you have questions about this recipe? Here are the answers to the most commonly asked questions.

What is Baileys Irish Cream?

Baileys is an Irish cream liqueur made with cream, cocoa, and Irish whiskey.

What does Baileys Irish Cream taste like?

It has flavors of vanilla and chocolate with an Irish whiskey on the finish.

What is schnapps?

Schnapps is essentially a clear brandy.

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🧾Recipe Card

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Buttery Nipple Shot

This buttery nipple shot recipe combines Baileys Irish Cream and butterscotch schnapps to create a rich, toffee-like flavor that's so tasty.
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Course: Beverage
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 2 minutes
Total Time: 2 minutes
Servings: 1 Shot
Calories: 166kcal


  • 2 oz. shot glasses


  • 1 ounce Baileys Irish Cream
  • 1 ounce Butterscotch schnapps
  • Whipped cream for topping optional


  • To your shot glass add butterscotch schnapps, followed by Baileys. Make it extra yummy by topping with a bit of whipped cream. Enjoy!


Use chilled liquors, or add them to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake before pouring into the shot glass.
Any nutritional data I provide is an approximation and actual dietary information can vary based on ingredients and proportion sizes. 


Serving: 1Shot | Calories: 166kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 0.01mg | Sodium: 0.02mg | Sugar: 12g

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