Dirty Girl Scout Shot / Shooter Recipe

Do you love the taste of Thin Mints, the most popular Girl Scout cookies in the US? If so, you might want to try a Dirty Girl Scout, a shot drink that mimics the flavor of these minty and chocolatey treats. A Dirty Girl Scout Shot is made with Irish cream, crème de menthe, coffee liqueur, and sometimes vodka. It is easy to make, fun to drink, and perfect for parties.

In this article, we will show you how to make a Dirty Girl Scout shot and some variations and tips to make it even better. If you like the cookies, you will surely enjoy this delicious and refreshing drink.

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What is a Dirty Girl Scout Shooter? 🤔

A Dirty Girl Scout Shooter is a shot drink made with chocolate, mint, and coffee liqueurs. The most common ingredients are: Baileys Irish Cream, Crème de Menthe, and Kahlúa.

The Dirty Girl Scout Shooter is usually served in a shot glass and can be layered or mixed depending on the drinker’s preference. The drink is named after the Girl Scout cookies, also known as Thin Mints, because they have a similar flavor profile.

What is the History of the Dirty Girl Scout Shooter? 📜

The origin of the Dirty Girl Scout Shooter could be more precise, but some sources suggest that it was invented in the late 1990s or early 2000s by bartenders who wanted to create a fun and tasty drink that would appeal to young adults.

The drink was inspired by the popular Girl Scout cookies sold by the Girl Scouts of the USA, a youth organization promoting leadership, service, and empowerment for girls. The cookies are also known as Thin Mint Cookies, one of the best-selling varieties of cookies.

The Dirty Girl Scout Shooter became popular among party-goers and college students, who enjoyed its sweet, minty flavor and catchy name. The drink also gained media attention, as it was featured in movies, TV shows, and books, such as:

The Hangover is a 2009 comedy film that follows four friends who go to Las Vegas for a bachelor party and end up having a wild and crazy night. In one scene, one of the characters orders a round of Dirty Girl Scout Shots at a bar.

How I Met Your Mother is a 2005-2014 sitcom that follows the lives and relationships of five friends in New York City. In one episode, one of the characters tries to impress a girl by ordering a Dirty Girl Scout Shot at a bar, but he ends up spitting it out because he does not like the taste.

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo is a 2005 novel by Swedish author Stieg Larsson that follows a journalist and a hacker who investigate a mysterious disappearance. In one scene, the hacker orders a Dirty Girl Scout Shot at a bar, and she likes it so much that she calls another one.

How to make Dirty Girl Scout Shots? 🥃

Making Dirty Girl Scout Shooter is very easy and simple. All you need are the following ingredients and tools:

  • 1/3 ounce Baileys Irish Cream 🥛
  • 1/3 ounce crème de cacao 🍮
  • 1/3 ounce Crème de Menthe 🌿
  • Shot glasses 🥃
  • Measuring spoons 🥄
  • Cocktail shaker 🍸
  • Ice ❄️
  • Fill a cocktail shaker two-thirds of the way with ice.
  • Add the Bailey’s Irish Cream, green crème de menthe, and crème de cacao. For a stronger drink, add ½ ounce (10 milliliters) of Vodka.
  • Close the shaker, and shake it for a few seconds.
  • Pour the mixture through a strainer into a highball glass.

White Dirty Girl Scout 🍸

  • 1-ounce Vodka  🍾
  • 1 ounce Kahlua
  • 1 ounce Bailey’s Irish Cream 🥛
  • 1 ounce crème de menthe (white) 🌿
  • Fill a highball glass with ice.
  • Pour the Vodka, Kahlua, Bailey’s, and white Crème de Menthe into a cocktail shaker.
  • Close the shaker and shake it for a few seconds.
  • Take the lid off and pour the mixture over the ice in the glass.

Enjoy your shots responsibly! 🍸

What are Some Variations of the Dirty Girl Scout Shots? 🌈

If you want to try something different, you can also make some variations of the Dirty Girl Scout or Thin Mint Cookie by changing some ingredients or adding some extra flavors. Here are some examples of variations that you can try:

Dirty Girl Scout Cookie: This variation adds some cookie crumbs to the rim of the shot glass to make it look and taste more like a real cookie. You can use any cookie you like, such as chocolate chip, oatmeal, or graham crackers. To make this variation, dip the rim of the shot glass in some chocolate syrup and then dip it in some crushed cookie crumbs. Then, you can fill the shot glass with the regular Dirty Girl Scout Shot mixture or add some vanilla vodka or whipped cream vodka to make it sweeter and creamier.

Dirty Girl Scout Martini: This variation turns the shot into a martini by serving it in a glass and adding some extra ice and water. To make this variation, you need to fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add two parts of Baileys Irish Cream, two parts of Crème de Menthe, two parts of Kahlúa, and one part of water. Shake well and strain into a chilled martini glass. You can also garnish the glass with some mint leaves or chocolate shavings to make it more elegant and festive.

Dirty Girl Scout Hot Chocolate: This variation turns the shot into a hot chocolate by serving it in a mug and adding hot milk and whipped cream. To make this variation, heat some milk in a saucepan over low-medium heat and add chocolate chips or cocoa powder to create a rich and smooth hot chocolate. Then, you can add one part of Baileys Irish Cream, one part of Crème de Menthe, and one part of Kahlúa, and stir well. Pour the mixture into a large mug and top it with whipped cream and chocolate sprinkles. Add some marshmallows or candy canes to make it cozier and fun.

Dirty Girl Pudding Shots: A creamier one is the Dirty Girl Scout Pudding Shots. Substitute the vodka with chocolate pudding, and you’ve got a shot to follow in its footsteps. Parties: Another variation is a hit. It adds an element of dessert to the shot.

Calories / Nutrition’s 🏃‍♀️

Here are the nutritional values of this updated and latest shooter drink

  • Traditional Girl Scout: Each serving of this creamy, chocolatey shot has approximately 176 calories. It contains 13g of carbohydrates, 1g of protein, and 3g of fat, of which 2g is saturated.
  • Girl Scout Cookie: This simple, minty treat has around 334 calories per serving. It contains 29g of carbohydrates, most of which are sugar (28g) and 3g of fat.
  • Naughty Girl Scout: This potent concoction has about 223 calories per serving. It contains 19g of carbohydrates, all sugar, and 2g of fat.

Please note that these values can vary based on the specific brands of alcohol used. Enjoy your shots responsibly! 🍸

What are some alternatives to the Dirty Girl Scout Shots?

If you are looking for some alternatives, you can try some other shot drinks that have similar flavors or ingredients, such as:
Chocolate Cake Shot, Grasshopper Shot, Irish Car Bomb Shot.

How many calories are in a Dirty Girl Scout Shot?

It has about 150 calories, depending on the shot’s ingredients and size. Most calories come from the liqueurs, which are high in sugar and alcohol. To reduce the calories, you can use less liqueur and more ice or low-fat or skim milk instead of cream.

Conclusion 🏁

The Dirty Girl Scout Shots are a fun and delicious drink that can spice up your party. They are made with chocolate, mint, and coffee liqueurs and taste like a liquid version of the Girl Scout cookies. They are easy and simple to make, and you can also try some variations and garnishes to make them more exciting and creative. However, you should always drink them responsibly and moderately, as they can be strong and sweet.

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