Mixing jam and booze into a delicious cocktail is the perfect summer drink (come to think of it, we love them in fall, winter and spring too). This one uses our Apricot Jam with Thyme & Vanilla, which is the bomb and perfect for mixing with cognac.
The Apricot Scuffle
2 tsp. apricot jam with thyme and vanilla 1/2 tsp. sugar 3 oz. Cognac twist of lemon 1. Add jam, sugar, and 1 teaspoon water in a small microwave-safe bowl and heat for about 30 seconds. Stir to dissolve sugar, and allow mixture to cool.
2. In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, combine apricot jam syrup and cognac, and shake until well chilled. Strain cognac mixture over ice in the Collins glass, gently stir, add more crushed ice if necssary. Top with a lemon twist.