Cinnamon Toast Cocktail We all love Cinnamon Toast Crunch, but try out the grown–up version, since you're older than eight:

Add 6 oz of hot apple cider and 1 ¼ oz of Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum to a glass rimmed with sugar and cinnamon.

Mulled Wine Whether you’re pre–gaming for Christmas Mass or catching up with awkward relatives over Thanksgiving dinner, mulled wine provides a flavorful spice to your necessary holiday social–lubricant:

Pour 2 bottles of Merlot into a large pot and heat to a low simmer. Pierce the pointed ends of 10 cloves into 2 oranges, and add them to the pot along with 2 sticks of cinnamon, 3 cups of fresh apple cider and ¼ cup of honey. Gently mix and heat for 20 minutes. If you’re really looking for some holiday spirit, add 2 cups of Port. Divide into mugs with an orange peel for garnish, or, if you’re feeling particularly festive, serve out of a hollow pumpkin.

Spiced Hot Chocolate This easy chocolate–lovers cocktail will make sure to get you and your favorite "drinking buddy" nice and hot:

Mix 1 packet of the powdered stuff with ½ tsp of cinnamon. Add suggested serving of milk, mix well and heat. Add 1 oz of rum. Top with generous amount of whipped cream. Garnish with a drizzle of chocolate syrup and a dash of chipotle or chili powder.

Pumpkin Whiskey Tea It's foolproof and you'll feel extra spooky while kicking that fall cold.

Steep 1 bag of Pumpkin Spice Tea (Celestial Seasonings and Republic of Tea are best) in 8 oz (1 cup) of boiling water. Dress up your tea how you like it—honey, sugar, milk. Add 1.5 oz of whiskey. If you actually have it, add 2 tbsp of canned Pumpkin puree, heated.


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