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Apple Pie Cocktail

Move over pumpkin cockatils, this Apple Pie Cocktail is going to become the new favorite fall cocktail recipe! With warm spices from the cinnamon whiskey and the Spiced Apple Cider, this drink tastes like liquid apple pie. Each sip will warm you up from the inside out, perfect for the chilly fall evening.

If you're all about the fall flavored drinks and treats, we have a ton of tasty ones for you. We totally recommend making an Apple Pie Drink to sip on while you enjoy your very own individual sized Apple Crisp dessert. Or, maybe you need a morning drink with your Apple Pie Overnight Oats! We aren't judging, whatever floats your boat.

If you love Apple Drinks, then you MUST try this Apple Cider Sangria- it's another fantastic apple fall drink.

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🍎 Why You'll Love this Cocktail

  • ready in just a few minutes
  • tastes just like a slice of apple pie
  • great for fall festivals, apple picking, pumpkin patch visits, and while the kids go trick-or-treating
  • perfect for a fall party or to enjoy during the winter months

🍻 Ingredients Needed

Get more info on these ingredients, like quantities, in the recipe card below.

  • Vanilla Vodka
  • Fireball Whiskey
  • Spiced Apple Cider
  • Simple Syrup, for rim
  • Brown Sugar, for rim
  • Garnish: Cinnamon Sugar, Apple Slice, Cinnamon Stick
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Helpful Tools Needed

Cocktail Shaker with Jigger or Shot Glass

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Measuring Cups

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Shallow Bowl

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Spoon for Stirring

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Mason Jar for Storing and Serving

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How to Make An Apple Pie Cocktail

  1. Add enough simple syrup into a small shallow dish to wet the rim of your mason jar.
  2. Add 2-3 tablespoons of brown sugar in a separate shallow dish. 
  3. Dip the rim of your mason jar into the simple syrup and then roll the edge into brown sugar to coat the rim.
  4. Fill your mason jar with ice.
  5. Add 1 shot of Vanilla Vodka
  6. Add 1 shot of Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey.
  7. Add 5 ounces of Spiced Apple Cider and stir.
  8. Add a sprinkle of Cinnamon Sugar on top.
  9. Garnish with an apple slice and cinnamon stick. Serve and enjoy.
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Variations

Use a cocktail shaker. Instead of mixing everything directly in your mason jar, you can mix this cocktail in a cocktail shaker. Then, make your brown sugar rim around the mason jar with the simple syrup and brown sugar before pouring the delicious fall cocktail.

Make a hot apple pie cocktail. Warm up your apple cider before mixing your drink. I also suggest ditching the ice cubes to keep this a nice hot drink. In this case, you could also serve this cocktail in coffee mugs instead of mason jars. You could also mix everything together and warm in over medium-high heat in a small saucepan for just a short period of time to make a great drink.

Trade spirits. Instead of Fireball whisky, you can use any cinnamon whisky that you have and prefer. If you don't like vanilla vodka, you can use another fall flavored vodka. You can also use regular vodka with vanilla extract if in a pinch.

Add Apple Crisp Syrup. If you really want even more apple, you can add some Apple Crisp Syrup, or trade it out for some of the spices that you planned on using.

Tips

  • Depending on the kind and size of mason jar you use, it can be difficult to get the brown sugar to stick to the rim. In this case, use some Corn Syrup or Honey as an alternative to simple syrup.
  • If you don't have cinnamon sticks, you can add ground cinnamon.
  • If you don't want to use a mason jar, you can use any cocktail glass.
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Can You Make A Big Batch?

Yes, this recipe is easy to scale to make more fall cocktails! If you wish, you can make a larger batch of this in a pitcher and then serve them from the pitcher and pour into individual glasses or jars.

Can I Make These Ahead of Time?

Yes, you can. The only thing we suggest doing is making this and storing it in a pitcher in the refrigerator until you're ready to serve them. Do NOT add the ice to the pitcher, simply add ice to jars when you want to serve. You can make this drink a few hours in advance.

Storage

Since you can make larger batches of this ahead of time, you can store smaller jars of this as well. If you plan on storing, do not add the ice to the drinks or you'll end up with watered down Apple Pie Cocktails.

I only suggest storing this drink for a few hours.

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Apple Pie Cocktail

Make this super easy Apple Pie Cocktail in just a few minutes with a few ingredients. It's like drinking a slice of apple pie!
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Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Apple Pie Cocktail
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 serving
Author: Mason Jar Recipe

Ingredients

  • 1.5 oz Vanilla Vodka
  • 1.5 oz Fireball Whiskey
  • 5 oz Spiced Apple Cider
  • Simple Syrup for rim
  • Brown Sugar for rim
  • Garnish: Cinnamon Sugar Apple Slice, Cinnamon Stick

Instructions

  • Add enough simple syrup into a small shallow dish to wet the rim of your mason jar.
  • Add 2-3 tablespoons of brown sugar in a separate shallow dish.
  • Dip the rim of your mason jar into the simple syrup and then roll the edge into brown sugar to coat the rim.
  • Fill your mason jar with ice.
  • Add 1 shot of Vanilla Vodka
  • Add 1 shot of Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey.
  • Add 5 ounces of Spiced Apple Cider and stir.
  • Add a sprinkle of Cinnamon Sugar on top.
  • Garnish with an apple slice and cinnamon stick. Serve and enjoy.

Nutritional Disclaimer

These Nutritional Facts are ESTIMATED. Your actual nutritional info with this recipe may vary depending on the brands you choose. “Mason Jar Recipe” is not a registered dietician or nutritionist. The provided nutritional info above is based on a generic calculator, if you want more accurate info, use your nutritional calculator of choice where you can choose brands and get more info that way.

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