25 Essential Fall Cocktails

Is the autumn breeze giving you chills? One of these spicy-sweet cocktail recipes will warm you up from the inside out.

Hot Apple Pie Cocktail

"This was so smooth and creamy — just like a slice of hot apple pie. It's the perfect hot beverage to combat chilly weather."


Hot Rum Toddy

"This was just what I needed last night. Feeling a little under the weather and it's cold and damp, so this just hit the spot."


Moscow Mule

"I really enjoyed this drink! It was refreshing, it tasted good and it went down smoothly."


Brandy Alexander

"This is the perfect recipe for a classic. I hadn't tasted one of these in years — good memories!"

-Chef Kate

Butterscotch Mulled Cider

"This was such an amazing drink! It tasted almost like a caramel apple but even better. It totally warmed us up today!"


Frozen Cranberry Margaritas

"These are absolutely delightful and a wonderful combination of flavors! Not too sweet and not too tart, but just right."


Pumpkin Martini

"This was wonderful — pumpkin heaven in a martini glass. This would be an awesome addition to Thanksgiving social hour!"


Ginger Spice

"My new go-to cocktail! I made a round for a recent party and everyone loved them. No more complicated shaker cocktails for this gal!"

-Liza at Food.com

Very Peary Breeze

"This is a wonderful drink! I love the refreshing blend of flavors."


Coffee Cognac Cooler

"This cocktail was decadent and delicious. It was also quick and easy to make!"

-Baby Kato

Red Appletini

"This is a great drink year-round! I think this is going to be one of my new favorites!"


Buttery Finger

"This is a terrific concoction. I love all of the smooth and delicious flavors."

-Vseward (Chef~V)

Apple Thyme Martini

"This drink is delicious! The taste is very fresh, clean and not too sugary."


Citrus Cranberry Delight

"This is a wonderfully refreshing cocktail. The mixture of the fresh lime juice with the cranberry is terrific!"


White Chocolate Raspberry Truffle

"This is so good! What's not to like when the flavors are chocolate and raspberry?"


Apple Pie Sparkler

"Oh, how yummy this is! I love the hint of cinnamon with the apple. Now I'm off to get some more ginger ale!"


Pear Martini

"This is so good. The taste is just perfect. We can still taste the pear vodka!"


King's Cider

"This was just perfect for all the rain we've been having. It was a lovely pick-me-up. The lemon, honey and cinnamon added a nice flavor to the cider!"

-Baby Kato

Autumn Delight

"This drink earns its name! The anise flavor in the Galliano sings through and works really well with the cider. It's delicious!"


Apple Pie with a Crust

"This is a simple but outstanding drink. The apple juice and coconut rum go really well together."


Toasted Almond

"Good thing I ran out of amaretto, because I would have had another one! These are dangerous!"


Thanksgiving Sea Breezes

"It's the time of year for pumpkin pies, leaves, turkeys and Sea Breezes!"


Cognac Cosmopolitan

"Cranberry and cognac are perfect for a relaxing autumn cocktail! I'll be drinking this the whole season!"


Caramel Apple Pie Martini

"I first fell in love with this recipe because of the picture. Now that I've tried it, I've fallen in love with it for the ingredients. Yummy!"

-Dine & Dish

Hot Buttered Bourbon

"Zippy and delicious."