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For a cocktail that screams fall, look no further than these Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas! Made with my Fall Spiced Simple Syrup, fresh apple cider and tequila, these margaritas are super simple to whip up, and even easier to drink!

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Easy and delicious Fall margaritas

If asked to make a “Top 5 fall favs” list, Apple cider would certainly be on that list. I let my basic flag fly in the fall with all things pumpkin and apple cider. Don’t believe me? Give my Pumpkin Spice Martinis a try!

For these Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas, I combine the deliciously fall flavor of fresh apple cider with a bit of citrus, my special Fall Spiced Simple Syrup, and a healthy dose of good tequila for a well balanced cocktail that’s not too sweet, and hits all the right fall notes.

Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas

Making the cocktails

To make these fall inspired margaritas, you will need:

  • Apple cider. I like to use the fresh, refrigerated variety of this, which has a much more pronounced apple flavor.
  • Good Anejo Tequila. My favorite is Blue Nectar.
  • A bit of my super-easy Fall Spiced Simple Syrup.
  • The juice of 1 lime and the juice of half a naval orange, to offset all that sweetness from the cider.
  • A cinnamon stick or 2, and apple slices, for garnish.

Simply add all the ingredients to a shaker and shake well. our over ice, into a spiced sugar rim, if desired. No fancy liquors or Triple Sec required!

Cinnamon Sugar Rim

To do a Cinnamon Sugar Rim for the glasses, combine sugar and cinnamon with a fork in a shallow bowl, or on a plate. Moisten the rims of 2 cocktail glasses with a lime wedge and dip into the sugar mixture. Fill the glasses with ice.

apple cider margaritas with cinnamon

Garnishing the cocktails

I like to serve these cocktails with a quick and easy spiced sugar rim, a cinnamon stick, and a few thin slices of apple.

You could also garnish them with orange or lime wedges. Or nothing! They’re just as good fuss-free.

Tools for making a great margarita

A good cocktail shaker, or mason jar.

A sharp knife and cutting board.

A shot measure, or shot glass.

A saucepan, for making the Simple Syrup.

apple cider margaritas with blue nectar tequila

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Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas

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Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas

Añejo Apple Cider Margaritas

Prep Time10 minutes
Total Time10 minutes
Course: cocktail
Keyword: apple cider, cocktail, margarita
Servings: 2


  • 1 1/4 cups Apple cider
  • 3 oz Anejo Tequila
  • 1.5 oz Fall Spiced Simple Syrup*
  • the juice of 1 lime 
  • the juice of half a naval orange 

Spiced Sugar Rim 

  • 1 tbsp cane sugar, or granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/4 tsp ground cinnamon


  • Combine sugar rim ingredients with a fork in a shallow bowl or on a plate. Moisten the rims of 2 cocktail glasses with a lime wedge and dip into the sugar mixture. Fill the glasses with ice.
    2. Add all cocktail ingredients to a medium-to-large shaker. Shake well and pour evenly into the 2 glasses.
    3. Garnish with apple slices and cinnamon slicks if desired.

For my Fall Spiced Simple Syrup recipe, click here.

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