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Apple cider margarita with brown sugar rim, cinnamon and fresh thyme, a Thanksgiving cocktail idea.

Festive Thanksgiving Cocktails To Serve With Your Feast

They’ll look beautiful and taste delicious.

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From smooth sips that will warm you up from the inside out to bold batch cocktails to serve a crowd, these Thanksgiving cocktail ideas are the perfect way to compliment your meal.

A steamy cup of mulled wine at Thanksgiving will be a warm welcome for your guests, especially if it’s chilly out. This cocktail recipe from Sugar & Cloth looks so pretty served in a big glass punch bowl.Sugar & Cloth
Serve your dessert in a glass this Thanksgiving when you make this pumpkin pie martini from Wholefully. It has a cinnamon sugar rim and can be served with whipped cream on top, just like a real slice of pumpkin pie.Wholefully

It’s hard to go wrong with a spiked apple cider in your crockpot on Thanksgiving. Warming spices, oranges, spiced rum, and apple cider come together in this delightful fall cocktail recipe from The Little Epicurean.

As pretty as it is bold, this cranberry ginger cocktail from Jelly Toast Blog is sure to get you in the spirit of the season on Thanksgiving. Made with ginger liqueur, ginger simple syrup, vodka, and cranberry juice, it’s a strong and spicy sip.Jelly Toast Blog

When the Thanksgiving Day forecast calls for sunny skies and warm temps, serve up a cool and refreshing iced cocktail with seasonal flavors like this apple cider mojito from A Classic Twist.

This easy pumpkin spice Thanksgiving cocktail is so simple to put together. Traditionally made by combining rum and ginger beer, Kitchen Confidante gives their dark and stormy cocktail recipe a fall twist with pumpkin spice Kahlua.

Simple syrup infused with rosemary and cranberry is the star of this Thanksgiving cocktail from Jessica in the Kitchen. It’s a twist on a gin fizz that’s totally elegant and swoon-worthy paired with your traditional turkey and dressing spread.Jessica In The Kitchen


Sangria is such a versatile cocktail because it can be made in large quantities and tailored to your liking. For Thanksgiving, give this festive cranberry apple sangria recipe from Damn Delicious a try.

Give traditional mimosas a Thanksgiving twist and make them with apple cider instead of orange juice. Add a few sliced apples or cinnamon sticks for garnish or drop in pomegranate seeds for color. Shutterstock
Switch up your typical post-dinner coffee routine this Thanksgiving and serve bourbon brown sugar lattes instead. Can a food blog with brown sugar in the title be wrong about this tasty espresso-based cocktail recipe? (Nope.)Brown Sugar Food Blog

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