42 Creative Thanksgiving Cocktails to Kick Turkey Day Off Right

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It's hard to believe, but it won't be long before it's time to plan your Thanksgiving menu. The biggest foodie holiday of the year calls for tasty appetizers, a show-stopping main dish, traditional side dishes and of course, decadent desserts!

But T-Day also calls for creative libations to put a little boozy fun in your festivities. There are so many tasty choices when it comes to planning drinks for your holiday gathering and these 42 best Thanksgiving cocktails are sure to have your guests asking for refills!

Related: 80 Easy Appetizers For Fall

Fall Alcoholic Drinks

When it comes to serving drinks on Thanksgiving, you can rely on fall-inspired flavors like pumpkin and apple for so many options. A Pumpkin Pie Margarita is sure to get the party started and if you're serving brunch over the holiday weekend, Apple Pie Mimosas need to be on the menu.

One of my favorite drinks to warm up with on a cold fall or winter day is Mulled Wine, and for entertaining its simplicity is perfect.

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Easy Thanksgiving Cocktails

Serving great cocktails on an already busy, sometimes hectic holiday should not be stressful. Just because these cocktails are easy doesn't mean they won't taste great!

Make a pitcher of Pumpkin Pie Punch and let your guests serve themselves. This one is awesome too because it can be made "mocktail" style, so the kids can enjoy a little.

You are probably already buying cranberries for your meal, so have them pull double duty for a Cranberry Crush Cocktail. Using ingredients for more than one dish is not only easier, but helps keep the budget down!

Caramel Apple Sangria puts an autumn twist on a party classic and the Hot Toddy is perfect for those of us who celebrate Thanksgiving with cold and snow outside.

This November, be sure to add some of these Thanksgiving cocktails to your menu to impress your guests—maybe they will even help do the dishes!

Best Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes

42 Best Thanksgiving Cocktails

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