Butter 'Nut' Craig

Recipe from

Southern Living

Recipe Time

Prep: 7 Minutes


1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
1 tablespoon sugar
4 tablespoons rum, divided
1 tablespoon orange liqueur
1 tablespoon simple syrup
5 drops Bitters
2 lemon wedges


1. Place cinnamon and sugar in a shallow bowl. Dip rim of a glass into a shallow plate with 1 Tbsp. rum; dip in cinnamon-sugar to coat.

2. Combine Butternut Squash Base, remaining 3 Tbsp. rum, orange liqueur, and next 3 ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Squeeze juice from lemon wedge into shaker. Stir, then shake until well chilled. Strain into rimmed glass.

Todd Thrasher,

PX, Alexandria, Virginia,

Southern Living

March 2010