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Apple Cider Margarita

The Apple Cider Margarita is made with tequila, spiced apple cider, lime juice, and maple syrup for a fun and fresh fall riff on the classic margarita
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time10 mins
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Margarita
Yield: 2


  • Cocktail shaker
  • Shallow dish
  • Strainer
  • Cocktail glasses


For the rim:

  • ½ tsp sugar
  • ½ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp pumpkin pie spice

For the cocktail

  • 3 oz tequila
  • 3 oz spiced apple cider
  • oz lime juice
  • 1 oz maple syrup
  • Garnish: apple slice, thyme, cinnamon stick


  • Add all rim ingredients to a shallow dish and combine. Coat the rim of 2 cocktail glasses with lime juice and submerge in the mixture. Fill with ice and set aside.
  • Add tequila, spiced apple cider, lime juice and maple syrup to a cocktail shaker with ice and shake until chilled. Strain into prepared cocktail glasses. If desired, garnish with an apple slice, thyme sprig and cinnamon stick.