Autumn's apple abundance is well worth raising a glass to. Honeycrisp apples are sweet with a touch of tartness that lends an invigorating crisp flavor, giving this boozy beverage plenty to buzz about. Maple syrup bolsters the warmth of the bourbon.

Jamie Vespa, MS, RD
This Story Originally Appeared On cookinglight.com

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Credit: Photography: Greg DuPree; Food Styling: Chelsea Zimmer; Prop Styling: Thom Driver.

Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Yield:
Serves 4 (serving size: about 1 cup)
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Process 14 oz. Honeycrisp apple slices, water, apple cider, lemon juice, and maple syrup in a blender until smooth, about 1 1/2 minutes. Pour through a fine sieve into an ice-filled pitcher. Discard solids. Stir in bourbon. Garnish, if desired.Make It a Mocktail: Swap out the bourbon for 5 ounces light ginger beer, such as Fever-Tree Naturally Light.

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Nutrition Facts

154 calories; carbohydrates 19g; fiber 1g; sugars 16g; added sugar 7g; sodium 2mg.
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