Ways to Mix with Iconic (that's aren't cocktails)

Ways to Mix with Iconic (that's aren't cocktails)

Unique ways to use Iconic handcrafted mixers for way more than just cocktails. Click here to see cookie recipes and dipping sauces!

Matt and I both come from the restaurant industry. It’s something that will always be near and dear to our hearts because it taught us so many lessons…how to efficiently wash dishes, peel garlic the fastest way, fold linens the right way, store things in our fridge, and how to taste food and drinks. 

R&D is an industry term for Research and Development. It’s a fancy way to say, "let's taste test." While it can be a delicious job, it's an important practice that you probably do every time you cook but don't realize. Anytime that you have made one recipe and adjusted it the next time, you have R&D-ed! 

We do a lot of R&D at Iconic. From developing our line of signature mixers and rotating seasonal flavors, to coming up with new recipes to enjoy them with, we are always taste testing. We like to flex our creative muscles and come up with more ways to use our mixers. 

We’ve rounded up a few recipes (that aren’t cocktails) from the past few years that you can see here! We hope this inspires you to get creative and try something new. Be sure to take notes and try, try again if something doesn’t work out.  

Incredibly Easy Cookie Glazes Inspired by Classic Cocktails

Instead of trying to master the delicate sugar cookie, we put our efforts into perfecting three glazes inspired by popular cocktails. In this blog post, learn how to make a Negroni glaze with Orange Blossom Tonic and Campari, a Manhattan glaze with Cranberry Thyme and Sweet Vermouth, and a Spiked Latte with Spiced Honey and Kahlua. 

Make this Negroni inspired cookie glaze with Iconic Cocktail Bitter Orange Tonic.

Negroni Cookie Glaze

-Combine all in a bowl and stir until sugar is fully dissolved

-Garnish with orange channels before icing hardens 

Check out this recipe for Spiked Latte Cookie Glaze made with Iconic Cocktail Co Spiced Honey mixer.

Spiked Latte Cookie Glaze

-Combine all in a bowl and stir until sugar is fully dissolved

-Garnish with coffee beans before the icing hardens 

This Manhattan Cookie Glaze is made with Iconic Cocktail Co Cranberry Thyme mixer and Sweet Vermouth.

Manhattan Cookie Glaze

-Combine all in a bowl and stir until sugar is fully dissolved

-Garnish with luxardo cherry half before icing hardens 

Simple dipping sauces to make with your favorite snacks.  

Made like an elevated simple syrup with real ingredients, our mixers can be used in place of things like honey, sugar, or extracts in any recipe. When subbing out ingredients in recipes, it will always take a little trial and error but that’s what we are here for. In this blog post, we came up with two dipping sauces you can pair with your favorite frozen treats. 

Make this Spicy Honey Mustard dipping sauce with Iconic Cocktail Co Spiced Honey mixer.

Spicy Honey Mustard Sauce 

-Combine all in a dish and garnish with a pinch of red pepper flake. 

This dipping sauce is made with seasonally special, Iconic Cranberry Thyme.

Cranberry Jalapeño Dip 

-In a small saucepan, combine all ingredients 

-Simmer over low heat for about 20 minutes or until cranberries have soften

Get Creative and Share with us! 

How do you use our Iconic Mixers? Share with us by connecting over social media. Send us recipes through Instagram or shoot us a message. We can make to see what you make! 

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