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Grasshopper drink an a coupe glass with a mint leaf and white chocolate garnishing the cocktail.

Grasshopper Cocktail Recipe

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  • Author: Ben
  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Cook Time: 3 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cocktail 1x
  • Category: Cocktails
  • Method: Shaker
  • Cuisine: American


The classic Grasshopper cocktail is easy to make and a delicious drink. Chocolate, mint, and cream come together to make this wonderful sweet drink. Dessert in a coupe glass. 


Units Scale

  • 1 1/2 ounce dark Crème de Menthe
  • 1 1/2 ounce light Crème de Cacao
  • 1 1/2 ounce heavy whipping cream
  • ice
  • Chocolate, for garnish (optional)
  • Mint, for garnish (optional)


  1. Add all ingredients to a shaker
  2. Shake for a good 15 seconds
  3. Strain into a coupe glass or martini glass


  • I use a coupe glass, but a martini glass or rocks glass would work, as well
  • While I use DeKuyperÂŽ Cordials & Liqueurs for the Crème de Menthe and Crème de Cacao, use the brand that you like.
  • I make opinions about dark/light versions of the drinks. This mostly impact