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Bee’s Knees Cocktail

Featuring a simple syrup that is infused with thyme and made in the microwave, this gin-based cocktail is the bee’s knees any night of the week.

Serves 2
Ready in 6 mins
Prep time 5 mins
Cooking time 1 mins
291 calories per serving


> 1/4 cup honey
> 1/2 (0.5 oz) pkg Nature's Promise® Organic Thyme, plus more to garnish
> Ice, as needed
> 1/2 cup gin
> 3 tbsp fresh lemon juice


In a microwave-safe container, combine the honey and 2 tbsp water, stirring until smooth. Add the thyme, tossing to coat in syrup. Microwave 1 min. on high. Remove syrup from microwave and let steep at room temperature 10–15 min. Remove and discard thyme. Let syrup cool to room temperature.
To make the cocktail, fill a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the gin, lemon juice, and 2 tbsp honey-thyme syrup. Shake vigorously 20 sec. Strain into chilled coupe or cocktail glasses. Garnish each glass with a thyme sprig, if desired, and serve immediately.


Must be 21 years or older to purchase or consume alcohol. Please drink responsibly.


Leftover honey-thyme syrup can be stored in a sealed container and kept in the fridge for up to 2 weeks. Use to sweeten lemonade, iced tea, etc.

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