4 Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes to Mix Up this Holiday
Mix it up this Thanksgiving with some festive cocktails! These fall drinks are just the thing to complement your turkey day spread.
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Hot Buttered Rum
2/3 cup packed dark brown sugar
½ cup unsalted butter, room temperature
¼ cup honey
½ teaspoon ground cinnamon
¼ teaspoon ground nutmeg
1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
Pinch of salt
¾ cup spiced rum
2 cups of boiling water4 sticks cinnamon, for garnish
Using an electric mixer, beat the brown sugar, butter, honey, cinnamon, nutmeg, cloves, and salt in a medium bowl until blended and smooth. Transfer the mixture to a 4-cup (or larger) measuring cup. Add the rum and then 2 cups of boiling water. Stir until the butter mixture dissolves. Divide the buttered rum among 4 mugs. Garnish with the cinnamon sticks and serve.
Pumpkin Spice Martini
1oz Vanilla Vodka
1oz Irish Cream Liqueur
1oz Hiram Walker Pumpkin Liqueur
1 cup of ice cubes
Pinch of cinnamon
Pinch of nutmeg
Pour the vanilla flavored vodka, Irish cream liqueur, and pumpkin flavored liqueur into a cocktail shaker over ice. Cover, and shake until the outside of the shaker has frosted. Strain into a chilled martini glass, and garnish with a sprinkle of ground cinnamon and ground nutmeg to serve.
Apple Spiced Mule
½ ounce vodka
1 ½ ounce apple cider
½ ounce lime juice (fresh squeezed)
3oz ginger beer
Garnish: apple slice and cinnamon stick
In a cocktail shaker filled with ice, pour the vodka, apple cider, and lime juice. Shake Well. Strain into a copper mug filled with fresh ice. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with apple slice and cinnamon stick.
Gingered Cranberry Sparkler
2oz ginger vodka
4oz cranberry juice
In a shaker filled with ice combine vodka, cranberry juice and lemon juice. Pour into a glass and top off with ginger ale. Put frozen cranberries into drink to garnish and keep cold.