Thanksgiving Cocktails

Some of us might need a cocktail during family gatherings, if you catch my drift.  Thanksgiving calls for a special one.  Offer to mix up a batch or two of these lovelies for your Thanksgiving feast.  Everyone will thank you for it!

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pear and sparkling cider cocktails

  • 2 cups pear nectar, chilled
  • 2 cups sparkling apple cider, chilled
  • 2 cups seltzer, chilled
  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) Knob Creek Smoked Maple Bourbon
  • 1 Bosc pear, unpeeled, cored, and cut lengthwise into 8 wedges

    Stir together pear nectar, cider, seltzer, and whiskey in a pitcher. Divide pear wedges among glasses, and pour in cocktail. Serve immediately. Serves 6.

    image/recipe adapted from marthastewart