A couple of years ago I went to Argentina and fell in love with the amazing substance of dulce de leche. Where has this been my whole life? Boy, I have been missing out on this sweet treat for sure! So, I recently ran into my boyfriend (dulce de leche) at the local market and had to take him home with me. I decided to pair this sweetness with my other favorite treat chocolate covered pretzels. The pretzels balance out the sweetness with a salty addition, which also complements the wonderful spiciness of the bourbon.

All in all I really need a shake up in my weekday to make it to the weekend. Let’s shake up this thirsty weekday with a dessert inspired treat!

Recipe: Pretzel Dulce De Leche Bourbon Shake


  • 2 ounces of Bourbon
  • 4 scoops of vanilla bean ice cream
  • 1 tablespoon of dulce de leche
  • 2 ounces of milk
  • 5 chocolate covered pretzels plus more for garnish

Garnish: chocolate covered pretzels


  • In a blender combine bourbon, ice cream, dulce de leche, milk, and chocolate covered pretzels
  • Blend until desired consistency
  • Note: add more ice cream if mixture is too thin or more milk if it is too thick
  • Pour blended mixture into serving glass

Serves: 1



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