Sparkling Apple Pie on the Rocks

SPARKLING APPLE PIE ON THE ROCKS is the perfect Fall cocktail! Cinnamon Apple Cider mixed with Caramel Apple Simple Syrup and topped with bubbly champagne! BEST HOLIDAY DRINK EVER!

SPARKLING APPLE PIE ON THE ROCKS is the perfect Fall cocktail! Cinnamon Apple Cider mixed with Caramel Apple Simple Syrup and topped with bubbly champagne! BEST HOLIDAY DRINK EVER!

Every Fall/Winter, my very favorite cocktails seem to center around Apple Cider. I try to innovate the idea every year, because I simply can’t get enough. It started with Apple Pie Sangria, transformed into Apple Pie Punch, and even took a stop around Homemade Caramel Apple Cider. There’s just something so cozy about apples, cinnamon, and a refreshing cocktail twist. They’re some of the most popular recipes on my site, and for good reason. But this year, this cocktail  is my favorite.

This Sparkling Apple Pie on the Rocks is quite possibly the simplest of all the apple cocktails I’ve made, and also quite possibly the most delicious. One reason…CHAMPAGNE! It’s made with a delicious (and way too easy) Caramel Apple Simple Syrup, Apple Cider, and some Bubbly. Doesn’t that just sound like a dream?! What are you waiting for, make some already!

SPARKLING APPLE PIE ON THE ROCKS is the perfect Fall cocktail! Cinnamon Apple Cider mixed with Caramel Apple Simple Syrup and topped with bubbly champagne! BEST HOLIDAY DRINK EVER!

SPARKLING APPLE PIE ON THE ROCKS is the perfect Fall cocktail! Cinnamon Apple Cider mixed with Caramel Apple Simple Syrup and topped with bubbly champagne! BEST HOLIDAY DRINK EVER!

This Sparkling Apple Pie on the Rocks just wouldn’t be possible without my absolute fave Barefoot Bubbly Brut Champagne. You can see right there on the neck of the bottle…”Most Awarded Sparkling Wine Brand in US Competitors”. For good reason. It’s got an amazing price point, a crisp and delicious flavor, and all the bubbles. I’m hooked. I also love that its so widely available…I never have to go without my Barefoot! It’s the perfect simple compliment to this favorite holiday cocktail.

SPARKLING APPLE PIE ON THE ROCKS is the perfect Fall cocktail! Cinnamon Apple Cider mixed with Caramel Apple Simple Syrup and topped with bubbly champagne! BEST HOLIDAY DRINK EVER!

SPARKLING APPLE PIE ON THE ROCKS is the perfect Fall cocktail! Cinnamon Apple Cider mixed with Caramel Apple Simple Syrup and topped with bubbly champagne! BEST HOLIDAY DRINK EVER!

Apple Pie was meant for the holidays and the holidays were meant for Apple Pie. You should have it in as many forms as possible when celebrating with friends and family around Christmas and ringing in the New Year. This Sparkling Apple Pie on the Rocks is the perfect way to cheers with loved ones, don’t you think?

SPARKLING APPLE PIE ON THE ROCKS is the perfect Fall cocktail! Cinnamon Apple Cider mixed with Caramel Apple Simple Syrup and topped with bubbly champagne! BEST HOLIDAY DRINK EVER!

SPARKLING APPLE PIE ON THE ROCKS is the perfect Fall cocktail! Cinnamon Apple Cider mixed with Caramel Apple Simple Syrup and topped with bubbly champagne! BEST HOLIDAY DRINK EVER!

Be sure to click HERE to see where you can find Barefoot Bubbly, and check out my other favorite holiday cocktails HERE. ENJOY FRIENDS!

Sparkling Apple Pie on the Rocks

Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American
Keyword: apple pie cocktail, sparkling apple pie
Prep Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 15 minutes
Servings: 2
Calories: 458 kcal
Author: Becky Hardin | The Cookie Rookie

SPARKLING APPLE PIE ON THE ROCKS is the perfect Fall cocktail! Cinnamon Apple Cider mixed with Caramel Apple Simple Syrup and topped with bubbly champagne! BEST HOLIDAY DRINK EVER!

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Ingredients

For the Caramel Apple Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup Cinnamon Apple Cider
  • 1 cup caramel ice cream topping
  • 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cinnamon sticks

For the Sparkling Apple Pie on the Rocks

  • 1 cup Caramel Apple Simple Syrup
  • 2 cups Apple Cider
  • 1 bottle Barefoot Bubbly Brut Champagne
  • Apple slices caramel, gold sprinkles, and cinnamon sticks for garnish (optional)

Instructions

For the Caramel Apple Simple Syrup

  1. In a small saucepan over medium/high heat, stir together 1 cup apple cider, 1 cup caramel ice cream topping, the ground cinnamon, and 2 cinnamon sticks. Bring to a boil, then reduce to a simmer. Stir to combine.
  2. Allow to reduce by half, simmering for about 10-15 minutes. Remove cinnamon sticks. Remove from heat and set aside.

To assemble the Sparkling Apple Pie on the Rocks

  1. Dip the rim of your glasses into caramel sauce and then into gold sprinkles.
  2. Fill glasses with ice.
  3. Pour 1.5 ounces (1 shot) of the Caramel Apple Simple Syrup into the glass.
  4. Top with 1/2 cup Apple Cider, and then fill to the top with Champagne
  5. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and apple slices.
  6. Enjoy!
Nutrition Facts
Sparkling Apple Pie on the Rocks
Amount Per Serving
Calories 458
% Daily Value*
Cholesterol 1mg 0%
Sodium 409mg 17%
Potassium 452mg 13%
Total Carbohydrates 118g 39%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 34g
Protein 2g 4%
Vitamin A 2%
Vitamin C 3.9%
Calcium 13.3%
Iron 5.2%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

This post is written in partnership with Barefoot Bubbly Wine. As always, all opinions are 100% my own. Thank you so much for supporting the brands that help support The Cookie Rookie!

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Comments

Gina @Running to the Kitchen
This would be so perfect for New Years! Love it!
Carolyn
Okay, that is such a super-fun holiday drink!
Aggie
This looks amazing!! Cheers!
Melissa
I'd love to try this! However, I've never seen gold sprinkles or cinnamon apple cider
    Becky Hardin
    Hey Melissa- I got both at my local grocery store. The gold sprinkles are completely optional and regular apple cider will also work just fine. If you happen to find them at the store, they're fun additions but not necessary. Hope you love the drink! Happy New Year!
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My obsession with this drink (and these photos) is BEYOND! Love love anything bubbly. Happy New Year!
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It's Easter Sunday, yet I think this drink would work beautifully right now. I could make that simple syrup, too. What do you think, should I do it?
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A great delicious post it is viber for PC, xdrtb
Mary Ellen
Would Asti Spumante work instead of champagne?
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