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10 Thanksgiving Cocktails to Truly be Thankful For

Are you ready for Thanksgiving, and time with family? You will be after you get through a few of these favorite Thanksgiving Cocktails! This list has every single Thanksgiving Cocktail you need to get through Aunt Betty's dry turkey, again. 
Read on for the best Thanksgiving Cocktails:

1. Cranberry Moscow Mules

With a copper mug full of booze, you can do anything! Even answer “so, where are you working now?” for the fiftieth time.

Recipe here.

Thanksgiving Cocktails - Cranberry Moscow Mule
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2. Thanksgiving Sangria

Sangria always makes me think of this little tapas place by my house. If you have enough of these thanksgiving cocktails, your Aunt Betty’s living room will transform into one. Serious.

Thanksgiving Cocktails - This simple Thanksgiving sangria is packed full of pomegranate seeds, apple, orange and semi sweet red wine. This drink is perfect for your holiday table.
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3. Crock Pot Mulled Wine

Is there anything you can’t make in a slow cooker? I'm serious, I want to know.

Recipe here.

Thanksgiving Cocktails - Crockpot Mulled Wine | Slow Cooker Mulled Wine | Easy Mulled Wine | #mulledwine

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4. Cranberry-Vanilla Gin Spritzer

Notice a theme here? Cranberries on cranberries, ya’ll. This one spices it up with vanilla and juniper-y gin. Thanksgiving cocktail perfection!

Recipe here.

Cranberry Vanilla Gin Spritzer - Embrace autumn flavors with this refreshing, bubbly gin cocktail. Can also be made with vodka! |

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5. Cranberry Orange Mimosas

Wake up? Drank. Breakfast? Drank. Turkey? Drank.

You get it. 

Recipe here. 

Thanksgiving Cocktails - Cranberry Orange Mimosas

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6. Spiced Apple Pear Cocktail

This thanksgiving cocktail is so good that you’ll want a pair of them (see what I did there!)

Recipe here.

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7. Sparkling Hard Apple Cider


Apple pies.

Apple cider.

Apple cider with booze (WINNER)!

Recipe here.

Sparkling Hard Apple Cider Sangria is the perfect fall drink. Not too sweet, and subtly sparkly, you'll love each sip! |

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8. The Frozen Turkey

An adult milkshake with pecan ice cream as the base. I die.

Recipe here.

The Frozen Turkey is the perfect Thanksgiving cocktail

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9. Bourbon Bomber Cocktail

Bourbon is warm and comforting, just like the couch when you’re in a turkey coma. Extra style points for fresh rosemary sprigs.

Recipe here.

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10. Pumpkin Pie Martini

Let’s practice together: “No thanks Grandma, I drink my dessert now.”

Recipe here. / Via Noble Pig

Thanksgiving Cocktails Honorable Mentions:

You'll be the belle of the Thanksgiving ball if you bring this Caramel Apple Sangria, promise.

Another honorable mention? This Rosemary Cranberry Bourbon Cocktail meant for Christmas, but it works for Thanksgiving too! 

Happy boozy Thanksgiving, friends!

10 Best Easy Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes - Drinks, Cranberry, Pumpkin, Apple, Pear, Bourbon, Rosemary

Jaren (Diary of a Recipe Collector)

Wednesday 18th of November 2015

These would make some happy guests! Looks great!


Monday 16th of November 2015

I would love a sip from each, YUM! Thanks for including ours!!

Michelle @ The Complete Savorist

Monday 16th of November 2015

There real problem with this where in the world to start. I want to have them all.

Andi @ The Weary Chef

Sunday 15th of November 2015

I love this round up of cocktails! Each one looks great! Would love to try each!

Carrie @Frugal Foodie Mama

Sunday 15th of November 2015

These all look tasty! I will take one of each, please! ;) Who says you have to be sober when the turkey hits the table?? lol!