4 Campfire Cocktails For Cold Weather

There’s something in the air, the cold crisp that pulls us from the autumnal warm like an alarm clock. With the change of season comes puffy coats, crackling fires, and hot drinks. And nothing warms the body quite as well as a hot cocktail. Here are some cocktails you can make over the campfire to fully appreciate the cold weather. All these cocktails can be made with a kettle and a saucepan.

1. Hot Toddy

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Serving size, 1

  • 2 tablespoons whiskey
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • ¼ cup boiling water, boiled with kettle

Hot Spiked Apple Cider

2. Serving size, 6

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  • 1 quart water
  • 3 orange spice tea bags
  • 1/2 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 cups apple cider
  • 1 ½ cups light rum
  • 8 cinnamon sticks
  • 3 teaspoons butter

3. Peppermint Schnapps Hot Chocolate

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Serving size, 6

  • Kettle full of boiling water
  • Instant hot chocolate packets
  • 9 ounces peppermint schnapps
  • Whipped cream, for serving
  • 6 peppermint sticks, for serving

4. Hot Buttered Rum

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Serving size, 1

  • Tablespoon of butter
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 2 shots of rum
  • Kettle full of boiling water

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