10 Yummy Non-Alcoholic Fall Drinks (…or Make ’em Alcoholic)

As the weather gets colder and the leaves change colors, we all need fall drinks in our hand.

If you haven’t noticed, pumpkin spice & cinnamon have been popping up everywhere!  So, check out our favorite festive fall drink recipes with us…

festive fall drinks

10 Festive Fall Drinks

During the Fall and Thanksgiving seasons, we devour apple cider and pumpkin spice lattes like nobody’s business!

While I am not quite ready to kick my PSL habit, we are always looking to add a few of these yummy fall drink recipes to my lineup. So, whether you want to warm up, cool down, or just get in the Fall spirit, try these delicious, non-alcoholic Fall drinks. Or, check out these Fall Flavors Better than Pumpkin Spice & Christmas Cocktails. We also have other Halloween resources:

(You can add alcohol to each of these drinks to make alcoholic fall drinks too…)

Hot Pumpkin Nog

1 1/2 cups Silk Vanilla Soy Milk

1 large egg + 1 yolk

3 tbs sugar

1/8 tsp pumpkin pie spice

1/8 tsp cinnamon

1/8 tsp Kosher salt

1/4 tsp pure vanilla extract

1/4 cup pumpkin puree (canned is fine)


Hot Salted Caramel Apple Cider Recipe

¼ cup Dark Brown Sugar

½ cup Heavy Whipping Cream

1 teaspoon Pure Vanilla Extract

4 cups apple cider

½ teaspoon of coarse salt

Cool Whip or any whipped topping, thawed (optional) as garnish

Caramel Syrup (optional) as garnish

Cinnamon Stick (optional) as garnish


Non-Alcoholic Apple Cider Sangria

1 granny smith apple

1 honey crisp apple

1 orange

1 pear

1 pomegranate

750 ml nonalcoholic apple cider

500 ml sparkling water [I used lemon lime canada dry sparkling seltzer water]

1-2 tablespoons sugar (optional)


Thanksgiving Punch Recipe

2 Gallons Apple Cider, not spiced

1 12.2 oz. bottle caramel syrup

1 Tbsp. Pumpkin Pie Spice

Cinnamon Sticks (optional)

Sliced Apples (optional)


Non-Alcoholic Apple Pie Punch

4 Cups Apple Cider

1 Cup Pear Nectar Can substitute with White Grape Juice if you cannot find any.

3 Cups Ginger Ale

1 Apple Cortland, Spartan, Empire, and Gala work well!, diced


Festive Sparkling Cider

4 Cups Fresh Apple Cider

3 Cups Cranberry Soda *(1)

2 Cups Sparkling Cider

1 Cups White Grape Juice

3 Tablespoons Sugar

1/4 Teaspoon Cinnamon

1/4 Teaspoon Nutmeg

1/4 Teaspoon All Spice

Diced Apples *(2)

3 Cinnamon Sticks – Optional


Apple Cider Floats

Sparkling Apple Cider

Fresh Local Apple Cider

French Vanilla Ice Cream

Whipped Cream – Optional

Apple Slice – Optional

Ground Cinnamon – Optional

Cinnamon Stick – Optional

Caramel Sauce – Optional


Apple Harvest Punch Recipe

1/2 C butter (super soft or melted)

3/4 packed brown sugar

1/3 C Mott’s Apple Sauce

1 egg

1 tsp vanilla

1/8 teaspoon baking powder

dash of salt (1/8 teaspoon works)

1 1/4 C flour

1/3 C M&Ms


Pumpkin Spice Hot Chocolate

2 cups 2% milk

2/3 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips

1/4 cup pumpkin puree (not pumpkin pie filling)

2 teaspoons pumpkin pie spice (plus some extra to sprinkle on top, if desired)

1 Tablespoon brown sugar

Whipped cream or marshmallows, if desired


Pumpkin Apple Smoothie

¼ cup plus 2 tbsp. old-fashioned oats

¼ cup canned pumpkin

¾ cup Greek yogurt

1 medium apple, cut into pieces (I used honey crisp and left the skin on)

½ banana, sliced and frozen

½ cup milk (almond, soy, cow’s, etc. – whatever you prefer)

⅛ tsp. pumpkin pie spice

6 ice cubes

We hope your family enjoys making these yummy fall drinks together! If you have other favorite fall flavors, drop ’em in the comments below…

From our family to yours, iFamilyKC.