Peppermint Bear Shooter

Magic and mystery,
Are part of their history,
Along with the secret,
Of gummiberry juice.
Their legend is growing,
They take pride in knowing,
They'll fight for what's right,
In whatever they do.

Gummi Bears!!
Bouncing here and there and everywhere.
High adventure that's beyond compare.
They are the Gummi Bears.
They are the Gummi Bears!!


Here's a layered shooter with all the delicious flavors of vanilla, chocolate, and peppermint - a wintery flavor explosion of goodness with a hidden gummi for the very end.  The layering a simple result of varying densities in the liqueurs.

Step 1: Ingredients and Tools

You'll need:
-White and Yellow Gummi Bears Soaked in Peppermint Schnapps
-Dark Creme de Cacao (Density: 1.14)
-Tuaca (Density: 0.98)
-Shot Glass
-Spoon and Fork

Note:  Add gummi bears to a glass mason jar.  Fill mason jar with Peppermint Schnapps until the schnapps is 1-2" above the gummi bears.  Soak at room temperature for 24 hours or more.  The gummi bears will double in size.  Be sure to slosh the gummies around in the jar every so often or else they'll stick to one another and will tear when you try to pry them apart.

Step 2: Gummi Bear

Put a gummi bear in the bottom of the shot glass using a fork to position it.

Step 3: Creme De Cacao

Fill shot glass about half full with dark creme de cacao.

Step 4: Tuaca

Using the back side of a spoon pressed to the side of the glass, gently add Tuaca.
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    It took me a couple mintes to stop giggling to myself. I can still only think to say YAY!