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Tasty recipes for Memorial Day Cocktails

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Posted at 7:57 AM, May 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-05-23 10:49:06-04

SOUTHFIELD, MICH (WXYZ) — Memorial Day Cocktails

Apple Pie Old-Fashioned
2oz Brandy
3 dashes bitters
1/2oz Baked Apple Syrup
Stir with ice and strain into rocks glass

Booze-Free Apple Pie Spritzer
1.5oz Apple Syrup
6oz Soda Water
Add everything into an iced glass and gently stir to incorporate

Baked Apple Syrup
Roast 1 apple cut into slices (400° for 30 minutes)
Combine with 1 cup warm simple syrup and 1/2 tsp of cinnamon
Mash gently with a muddler and allow to cool
Strain the solids out into a bottle

Patriotic Jigglers
Make Red, White & Blue Jello Jigglers in hollowed out citrus slices
Follow your Jello Mix as normal but replace the 1 cup cold water with 1 cup alcohol
Hollow out citrus by cutting it in half then scooping out the fruit
You might need a combination of a melon scoop and a spoon to do this
Fill the halves with liquid jello and allow to chill
Serve by cutting into slices with a sharp knife
Using Amaro/Cranberry, Vodka/lemonade/blue curacao and absinthe/simple syrup