Thanksgiving Cocktails That are Better Than Pie

And pie is good...

When you're hosting on Thanksgiving, whipping up cocktails for your guests really ups the anxiety factor. If you're looking to bring out your inner mixologist, but lack the time (and skills) to do it, we've got you covered with a slew of tasty recipes to make it through the season. 

Banana Puddintini Cocktail by Snappy Gourmet


banana pudding martini

Mix milk/cream, whipped vodka, banana vodka, and pudding mix in shaker with ice and shake for 30 seconds. Dip the rim of glass in caramel/butterscotch, then dip rim into Nilla Wafer crumbs. Strain drink into glass. Top with whipped cream and a mini wafer if desired.


Pumpkin Pie White Russian by Nutmeg Nanny


pumpkin pie white russian

Shake pumpkin pie spice and heavy cream together. Fill a rocks glass with ice and pour in vodka, coffee liqueur and heavy cream mixture. Top with whipped cream and chocolate syrup for extra goodness! 


Apple Pie Punch by The Cookie Rookie


apple pie punch

Fill a glass to the top with crushed ice. Pour in the Apple Pie Vodka, Apple Cider, and then top with Club Soda.


Pumpkin Pie Martini by No Spoon Necessary


pumpkin pie martini

For the Garnish: Crush graham crackers in a Ziploc bag, and stir in the cinnamon and sugar. Line the rim of a martini glass with maple syrup. Dip/roll in the cracker mix. Set aside.

For the Martini: In a cocktail shaker, combine ice, Pumpkin Spice Vodka, dark rum, and pumpkin puree. Shake until the shaker chilled to the touch. Strain and pour cocktail into the prepared martini glass. Garnish with cinnamon stick and nutmeg.


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Claire R.
Claire R.
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