Pear and Sparkling Cider Cocktails

READY IN: 10mins
Recipe by BecR2400

An earthy, sweet pear-cider cocktail is tinged with whiskey -- a perfect drink for a cold day. Martha Stewart.

Top Review by Nati1948

I just made these for New Year's and they were a huge hit! Not too sweet, not too strong, not too carbonated...honestly the perfect mix. Made them with Bulleit Bourbon that I got at Trader Joe's. Will definitely be making them again, so yummy!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 2 cups pear nectar, chilled
  • 2 cups sparkling apple cider, chilled
  • 2 cups seltzer water, chilled
  • 4 ounces your favorite bourbon whiskey, such as Knob Creek
  • 1 bosc pear, unpeeled, cored, and cut lengthwise into 8 wedges


  1. Stir together pear nectar, cider, seltzer, and whiskey in a pitcher.
  2. Divide pear wedges among glasses, and pour in cocktail.
  3. Serve immediately.

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