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Apple Martinis

Yield 10 martinis (serving size: about 1/2 cup)
Make this your signature cocktail from Thanksgiving through New Year's Eve. Combine the ingredients for the martini mix before the party so it's ready to go into the shaker as soon as guests arrive.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 3/4 cup vodka
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • 1 cup apple liqueur (such as Sour Apple Pucker)
  • Crushed ice

Nutrition Information

  • calories 160
  • caloriesfromfat 0.0 %
  • fat 0.0 g
  • satfat 0.0 g
  • monofat 0.0 g
  • polyfat 0.0 g
  • protein 0.1 g
  • carbohydrate 16.2 g
  • fiber 0.0 g
  • cholesterol 0.0 mg
  • iron 0.0 mg
  • sodium 0.0 mg
  • calcium 0.0 mg

How to Make It

  1. Combine water and sugar in a glass measuring cup. Microwave at HIGH 2 minutes or until sugar dissolves, stirring once; cool. Combine sugar mixture, vodka, juice, and liqueur in a pitcher; stir to combine.

  2. Place crushed ice in a martini shaker. Add vodka mixture to martini shaker in batches; shake well to chill. Strain about 1/2 cup vodka mixture in shaker into each of 10 glasses; repeat procedure with remaining vodka mixture, refilling ice as necessary. Serve immediately.