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These apple cocktails highlight this delicious fruit and will please everyone! Try martinis, margaritas, sangria and more.

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Looking for a drink that highlights the crisp, sweet tart flavor of apple? Here are all the top Apple Cocktails to make! Of course there’s the 1990’s classic the Apple Martini or Appletini, full of sweet tart sour apple flavor. But there are loads of spins on classic drinks using apple cider: its bold flavor is equally as delicious in a margarita, mimosa, and mule. Ready to get started?

And now…the top Apple Cocktails to try!

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Apple martini appletini

Best Apple Cocktails: Apple Martini & More!

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  • Author: Sonja Overhiser
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 0 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 1 drink 1x


This Apple Martini (aka Appletini) recipe is a classic: bright green and sweet tart. Or, use cider to make an Apple Cider Martini.


  • 1 ounce sour apple schnapps (like Sour Apple Pucker or other brand)*
  • 1 ounce vodka
  • 1 ounce Triple Sec
  • ½ ounce fresh lemon juice
  • ½ ounce simple syrup
  • Green apple slice, for garnish (optional)


  1. Add the sour apple schnapps, vodka, Triple Sec, lemon juice, and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker. Add a handful of ice and shake until cold.
  2. Strain into a martini glass. Garnish with an apple slice if desired.


*The classic Appletini uses sour apple schnapps. You can substitute apple cider to make an Apple Cider Martini.

  • Category: Drink
  • Method: Shaken
  • Cuisine: Cocktails
  • Diet: Vegan

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About the authors

Sonja & Alex

Hi, we’re Alex and Sonja Overhiser, married cookbook authors, food bloggers, and recipe developers. We founded A Couple Cooks to share fresh, seasonal recipes for memorable kitchen moments! Our recipes are made by two real people and work every time.

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  1. Sonja Overhiser says:

    Let us know if you have any questions!