Festive Fall Drink Recipes

Wow your guests with your repertoire of fall drink recipes this holiday season. For a taste of autumn, mix up one of these delicious fall cocktails and fall drinks. Our seasonal sippers feature fall's best produce, including apples, cranberries, and more! Sit back and enjoy one of these fall drinks tonight.

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    Mexican Hot Coffee Cocktails

    Ward off a chill with this tasty spiked coffee with homemade espresso whipped cream. Cayenne and cinnamon add spice.

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    Pumpkin Pie Nog

    It's not quite time for eggnog, so why not make pumpkin pie nog? Because it's nonalcoholic, this fall drink can be served to everyone on your guest list. It's like having pumpkin pie in a glass!

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    Tennessee Cherry Cocktail

    Who says autumn cocktails have to be tart? Sweet cherries, cherry-infused whiskey, cocoa, and vanilla mingle in this dessert-like concoction. If you need Thanksgiving cocktail recipes, this one's a hit.

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    Apple Cider Cocktail

    You won't find this apple cider cocktail at the orchard. Grapes, apples, lemon, and orange form the perfect melody of tart fruit flavors in this fall drink. Serve on the rocks and garnish with an apple slice.

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    Winter Fruit Sangria

    Sangria isn't just for summer. Add this version to your menu of fall alcoholic drinks. This recipe gets its harvest flavors from apricots, cranberries, figs, and raisins—and it makes a delightful accompaniment to tapas. Club soda adds a touch of fizz. For best results, make it with Rioja or Merlot.

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    Autumn Punch

    When it comes to fall punch recipes, we suggest this plum-packed fall drink. Fresh sliced plums garnish a blend of apple-cranberry juice and sweet white wine in this tasty treat. Make it kid-friendly by substituting ginger ale for the white wine.

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    Cranberry Martini

    This fresh twist on the traditional Cosmopolitan—it's frozen!—has a yummy hint of vanilla. For an extra festive touch, spear fresh cranberries with a toothpick for a garnish. Fall martini recipes never tasted so good.

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    Cranberry-Apple Crush

    Blended warm apple cider, cranberry juice, and spices offer a sweet taste of fall in this apple cider cocktail. Top with slices of fresh lime or kumquats for a beautiful edible garnish.

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    Apple Cider Punch

    This apple cider drink recipe has a refreshing blend of cold apple cider, orange juice, and sparkling white grape juice and makes a sweet treat for trick-or-treat night or for a fall birthday party. To make these into fall cocktails for grown-ups, add sparkling wine instead of grape juice.

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    Tea and Cider Wassail

    If you need fall drink recipes for your next weeknight gathering, serve this wassail to your guests. Freshly picked apple slices top off this warm drink of herbal tea, fruit juices, cinnamon, and cloves. To serve, ladle the wassail into a heatproof punch bowl.

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    Cranberry-Ginger Tea

    Jazz up white tea or green tea with thinly sliced ginger and sweet cranberry sauce. It's perfect for relaxing at an afternoon potluck! For a beautiful fall drink idea, freeze whole cranberries in ice cubes for a beautiful touch.

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    Cinnamon-Pumpkin Toddy

    This autumn-inspired take on a toddy features cinnamon and pumpkin. Top with cinnamon whipped cream to warm up guests at your next party. Bonus: You can make a batch of these comforting fall cocktails in your slow cooker! 

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    Sparkling Cranberry Rose

    A fizzy blend of sugar cubes, cranberry juice, and rose wine makes delightful predinner fall cocktails. For an eye-catching garnish, place a skewer of fresh cranberries in each glass.

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    Hot Buttered Cider

    To make this twist on a cold-weather classic, tie your own spice bag of cinnamon, allspice, cloves, and lemon peel. Simmer, add butter, and enjoy! To make these into fall alcoholic drinks, add ½ cup rum to the recipe.

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    Pomegranate-Ginger Tea

    This soothing ginger tea includes pomegranate juice and red wine, which means you'll get a dose of healthy antioxidants as you sip. That's a fall drink idea we'll raise our mug to! 

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