Warm up the Thanksgiving festivities with one of these hot cocktails and mocktails. We love to serve one or two with the appetizers before dinner, but especially love the idea of serving a few at dessert time.
Kids will enjoy the special drink made just for them as much as the adults will appreciate the warm libation as they watch the football game or catch up.
Fall Harvest Martini
First on our favorites list is Expert Shawn Rabideau's fall harvest martini. All the delicious flavors of the season are rolled into one scrumptious sip with this mix. Shake it up for guests pre-feast to get their palates ready.
Apple Whiskey Mash
Citrus flavors paired with apple cider and a shot of whiskey make this a perfect cocktail to greet travel weary guests with. After a long trip they'll appreciate this hot cocktail to warm their bones and spirits. Leave the whiskey out to make this drink kid-friendly.
Ginger Snap Cocktail
Amp up the festive feel at your feast with a ginger cocktail. Not overly sweet, this ginger honey tea gets a burst from the bourbon we had to become one delicious drink that's ideal for Thanksgiving festivities.
Asian Pear Margarita
And you thought margaritas were just for summer parties! Resident Cocktail Therapists Tracey Toomey and Leanne Shear shake up a margarita that's bursting with winter fruit flair, taking this drink from the pool to the Thanksgiving table in one sip.
Vanilla Apple Tea Mocktail
Keep the kids happy with this special tea mocktail infused with apple and vanilla flavors. It's a great way to top off dessert.
This warm winter punch recipe serves a crowd. Though it's an oldie, we've put a modern spin on this drink recipe and incorporated a bit of a kick with the addition of peppercorns.
Cucumber Dill Martini
Rounding out our list, a cucumber dill martini definitely stands out from the bunch. Light, cool and refreshing it's a good cocktail choice for that time between appetizer overload and main meal madness.