Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes
A few tempting signature drink ideas for your Thanksgiving Soriee, featuring some very Thanksgiving-appropriate ingredients…

Pumpkin Pie – features Kahlua, Malibu Rum, Milk, Cinnamon, and Pumpkin Pie Filling {recipe via cocktailtimes.com – see below for our modified version}
Gingersnap cocktail – features spiced rum, ginger brandy, eggnog, and a gingersnap cookie! {recipe via thebar.com}
Pumpkin Divine martini – features Grey Goose La Poire flavored vodka, pumpkin butter (!), Triple Sec, clove, and nutmeg – amongst other things {recipe via cocktailtimes.com}
Spiced Apple mixer from Stirrings – a blend of real apples, cinnamon, and nutmeg. Make life easy – just add vodka and serve!

Pumpkin Pie Cocktail Recipe Modification:
We tested the *original recipe for the Pumpkin Pie cocktail today – and found it to be way too “pumpkin-y” for our taste – so here’s a modified version of the recipe that we liked better, with a much more subtle hint of pumpkin:

• 1 oz Malibu rum
• 1 oz Kahlua
• 6 oz milk
• 1/3 tsp cinnamon
• 1/2 to 1 tsp pumpkin pie filling (depending on desired taste)

Blend all ingredients together in a blender with a few cubes of ice. Serve in a glass rimmed with very finely crushed graham cracker crumbs. Sprinkle more cinnamon on top for garnish. Enjoy!

*(original recipe ingredients: 1 oz Malibu rum, 1/2 oz Kahlua, 2 oz milk, 3/4 oz pumpkin pie filling, ice, cinnamon for garnish)

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19Comments

1
katie SAYS:

mmmm….I love eggnog – the gingersnap cocktail is calling my name!

Reply November 12, 2007 at 2:40 am

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wendy SAYS:

YUM! Pumpkin Pie you can DRINK. love it!!

Reply November 12, 2007 at 8:53 am

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Anonymous SAYS:

omg the pumpkin pie looks SO GOOD!

Reply November 12, 2007 at 12:59 pm

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Melissa DiStefano SAYS:

I am so excited to sample these tasty concoctions! They looks simply marvolous!

Reply November 13, 2007 at 7:46 am

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Jenn C. SAYS:

oh my! I will have permanent lush-blush this holiday season with these yummy drinks.

Reply November 13, 2007 at 1:32 pm

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Anonymous SAYS:

Thanks for the pumpkin pie modification! The eggnog drink looks like it’s frozen, it looks awfully whipped don’t you think? I was curious to try it, but I don’t like spiked egg nog and if that’s all it is, then I probably won’t like it.

Reply November 15, 2007 at 12:00 pm

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hiphostess SAYS:

hi anon-
The Gingersnap is very much a spiked eggnog recipe – so you definitely need to be a spiked eggnog lover to like that one! maybe one of the others is a better option for you ;)

Reply November 15, 2007 at 12:05 pm

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deb SAYS:

The pumpkin pie drink was very good. I dipped the glass into chocolate syrup then into the graham cracker crumbs or spiced cookies.

Reply October 22, 2011 at 9:12 am

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Julia Groh Bergener SAYS:

OMG! Fall AND alcohol! Can't wait to try a few of these:)

Reply August 21, 2012 at 3:56 am

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jenniferrasp-vaughn SAYS:

So what is pumpkin butter?

Reply October 7, 2012 at 1:41 pm

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