There are tons of delicious dishes to enjoy this time of year, but we all know the real star of any holiday meal is dessert. For many of us, this means homemade pies — and lots of them. From the classics (like pumpkin pie) to crazy combinations (like prosecco pie), any flavor of pie goes.
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Festive holiday drinks
Your favorite pie flavors also make excellent inspirations for cocktails. Imagine it: Festive spiked flavors swirling together in a glass and no knives or forks needed. Liquid “spirited” pies, like this irresistible pecan pie martini recipe from Delish, are ready for sipping.
Check out some more pie-flavored delights you can mix up this holiday season.
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1. Pecan Pie Vodka Martini
Unlike the pie that inspired this sweet beverage, The Blond Cook’s martini is super-simple and requires no baking. What makes it extra-special is the rim of brown sugar and crushed pecans. It’s creamy and comes with quite the kick.
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2. Pumpkin Pie Martini
We Are Not Martha whipped up this delectable pumpkin pie martini. It’s the perfect time of year to try it yourself since you’re likely to have all the ingredients in your kitchen already. The basics you’ll need are pumpkin puree, vanilla extract and pumpkin pie spice.
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3. Apple Pie Martini
This concoction from the Spruce Eats captures the essence of apple pie in a glass. It combines classic flavors of vanilla, apple and cinnamon in a scrumptious — and strong — cocktail.
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4. Chocolate Pecan Pie Martini
Midnight Mixologist’s sippable treat contains vanilla vodka, praline pecan liqueur and flavored syrups. For a finishing touch, a dollop of whipped cream and a drizzle of chocolate syrup take it over the top.
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