3-Ingredient Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes

Planning your Thanksgiving drinks menu can be totally intimidating when you’re the one behind the bar. Imagine using just three ingredients to make some of your holiday cocktails. Apart from saving money and time, your stress level will be manageable if you add some of these super simple drinks recipes to your Thanksgiving cocktail menu.

Apple Cranberry Mimosas

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These fun and festive 3-ingredient Apple Cranberry Mimosas from thecrumbykitchen will make any holiday breakfast extra special. Don’t forget the cinnamon-sugar rim!


  • 1/4 cup apple cider
  • 1/4 cup cranberry juice
  • Champagne or sparkling wine


  • Frozen cranberries
  • Apple slices 
  • Honey (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 tablespoons granulated sugar


  1. Combine the cinnamon and granulated sugar in a small, wide-mouthed bowl. Rub the rim of 2 champagne glasses with a bit of honey, then dip them in the cinnamon-sugar blend. Set aside.
  2. Divide the apple cider and cranberry juice in the prepared glasses. Add frozen cranberries to each glass, then carefully top with champagne until glasses are filled to the top. Garnish with apple slices.

Harvest Party Punch

Harvest Party Punch 3 Ingredient Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes

If you need an easy beverage to take to the party, look no further!  This easy Harvest Party Punch Recipe is such a fun drink to serve at a Thanksgiving day feasts! 


  • 4L Orange Ocean Hawaiian Punch chilled
  • 1/2L Dole Pineapple Juice chilled
  • 2L Sprite chilled


  • Keep all ingredients chilled in Refrigerator.
  • Combine Orange Ocean Hawaiian Punch, Sprite, and Pineapple Juice in large punchbowl and stir well. Enjoy!

Cranberry Bourbon Fizz

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This Cranberry Bourbon Fizz by gimmesomeoven literally takes less than a minute to make, it calls for just three simple ingredients and it’s totally fizzy and fun and festive!


  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 2 ounces cranberry juice 
  • 4 ounces (1/2 cup) ginger beer
  • ice


  1. Add bourbon and cranberry juice to a serving glass, and stir together.  Fill the glass with ice, then pour the ginger beer over the ice. Serve and enjoy!

Slow Cooker Caramel Apple Cider

 3 Ingredient Thanksgiving Cocktail Recipes

This warm-you-up sipper will chase away winter’s chill. Serve brimming mugs alongside a platter of festive cookies at your next holiday gathering.


  • 2 (2 Quart) Spiced Apple Cider (1 Gallon)
  • 1 (16 0z) whipping cream
  • 1 Cup Brown Sugar


  1. Add all ingredients to a Slow Cooker. Whisk it well.
  2. Cover and set your slow cooker on LOW until it reaches your desired temperature (about two hours usually) and then put it on WARM.
  3. Stir well and then ladle it into your favorite mug!
  4. It will stay yummy all day long as long as you are stirring it occasionally and cover it back up when it’s not being consumed.