Put That Last Bit of Jam to Use in an Orange Marmalade Old-Fashioned

a marmalade jar with a drink in it, with a cherry and orange peel garnish
Orange Marmalade Old-Fashioned Jam Jar CocktailBecky Luigart-Stayner

Not sure what to do with the last of the marmalade in your jar? Save it for the weekend and give this recipe a whirl. The sweet orange pairs beautifully with bourbon for an old-fashioned you can sip straight from the jar!

Don't want to wait? You can always mix it up in a regular glass.

Yields: 1 serving

Prep Time: 5 mins

Total Time: 5 mins


  • 2 oz.


  • 2

    dashes bitters

  • 1/2 tbsp.

    (or last of jar) orange marmalade

  • Maraschino cherry and orange peel for garnish


  1. Stir together bourbon, bitters, and marmalade in the empty jam jar until well combined. Top with ice and garnish with cherry and orange peel.

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