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Festive Fall Drink Recipes

For a taste of autumn, mix up one of these delicious drink recipes. Our seasonal sippers feature fall's best produce, including apples, cranberries, and more! Enjoy one of these fall drinks tonight!


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    • Tennessee Cherry Cocktail

      Sweet cherries, cherry-infused whiskey, cocoa, and vanilla mingle in this dessert-like concoction.

    • Autumn Punch

      Fresh-sliced plums garnish a blend of apple-cranberry juice and sweet white wine.

      Best for: Low-key backyard parties
      Prep: 20 minutes
      Chill: Four hours

      Tip: To make this recipe kid-friendly, substitute ginger ale for the white wine.

    • Winter Fruit Sangria

      Sangria isn't just for summer. This recipe gets harvest flavors from apricots, cranberries, figs, and raisins -- and makes a delightful accompaniment to tapas. Club soda adds a touch of fizz.

      Best for: Friday night potluck dinners
      Prep: 15 minutes
      Chill: Up to 24 hours

      Tip: For best results, make this recipe with Rioja or Merlot.

    • Cranberry-Ginger Tea

      Jazz up white or green tea with thinly sliced ginger and sweet cranberry sauce.

      Best for: An afternoon potluck
      Start to finish: 15 minutes

      Tip: Freeze whole cranberries in ice cubes for a beautifully festive touch.

    • Tea and Cider Wassail

      Freshly picked apple slices top off this warm drink of herbal tea, fruit juices, cinnamon, and cloves.

      Best for: Weeknight dinner parties
      Prep: 15 minutes
      Cook: 30 minutes

      Tip: To serve, ladle the wassail in a heatproof punch bowl.

    • Apple Cider Punch

      A refreshing blend of cold apple cider, orange juice, and sparkling white grape juice makes a sweet treat for trick-or-treat night or for a fall birthday party.

      Best for: Family get-togethers, children's parties
      Start to finish: 5 minutes

      Tip: To give this punch a grown-up twist, add sparkling wine instead of grape juice.

    • Cranberry Apple Crush

      Blended warm apple cider, cranberry juice, and spices offer a sweet taste of fall.

      Best for: Dinner parties on chilly nights
      Start to finish: 15 minutes

      Tip: Slices of fresh lime or kumquats make a beautiful, edible garnish.

    • Cranberry Martini

      This fresh twist on the traditional Cosmopolitan -- it's frozen -- has a yummy hint of vanilla.

      Best for: Saturday night dinner parties or desserts
      Prep: 20 minutes
      Cool: 30 minutes
      Freeze: 3 days
      Stand: 30 minutes

      Tip: For an extra festive touch, spear fresh cranberries with a toothpick for your garnish.

    • Sparkling Cranberry Rose

      A fizzy blend of sugar cubes, cranberry juice, and rose wine makes a delightful pre-dinner cocktail.

      Best for: Last-minute weekend get-togethers
      Start to finish: 10 minutes

      Tip: For an eye-catching garnish, place a wooden skewer of fresh cranberries in each glass.

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