Caramel is one of those glorious ingredients that goes with pretty much anything… especially when it comes to cocktails. You can have spiced or salted caramel, drink it hot or cold or enjoy it with bourbon or vodka — the combinations are totally endless! Plus, winter is the perfect time to stay in and experiment with new drinks for you and your squad. Crank up the fire and slip into something cozy, because these 13 caramel cocktails are the definition of comfort and the perfect companion for a chilly night.

boozy pupkin salted caramel float

1. Boozy Pumpkin Salted Caramel Float: You’re home alone on a Saturday night and you’re craving dessert, but you also want an adult beverage. Run to the freezer for some salted caramel gelato, add some pumpkin ale and top with caramel and whipped cream. WIN, WIN! (via A Balance of Tastes)


2. Butter Brandy: Homemade caramel is the way to our hearts. Add some brandy and serve it in a mug and you’ll make anyone’s bad day way better. (via Pickled Capers)


3. Apple Pie on the Rocks: This cocktail has all of the vital elements of a great apple pie: apple, caramel and cinnamon, plus a brown sugar rim that’s hard to resist. (via Gal on a Mission)


4. Apple Cranberry Caramel Cocktail: Apple and cranberry are two of the season’s best ingredients. What better way to utilize them than in this sexy cocktail? (via Mommyhood’s Diary)


5. Apple Cider Moscow Mules: Caramel vodka and apple cider work perfectly with the Moscow mule must-have: ginger beer. (via Pretty Plain Janes)


6. Homemade Salted Caramel Eggnog: Making homemade eggnog is an impressive feat in itself. Taking it up a notch with salted caramel means you’re definitely showing off… in a good way. (via The Cookie Rookie)


7. Salted Caramel Chocolate Martini: Raise your hand if you wish all cocktails were sprinkled with chocolate and rimmed with crushed pretzels. We’ll have this one shaken — not stirred. (via 3 Yummy Tummies)

Caramel apple martini

8. Caramel Apple Martini: This martini is sweet and creamy, with a stout shot of whisky. It’s perfect for that after-dinner drink you’re craving. (via Drool Worthy Daily)


9. Bourbon Caramel Steamer: Homemade caramel is a must for this bourbon steamer. Also a must? Cuddles with bae while drinking said steamer. (via Little Sugar Snaps)


10. Caramel Apple Sangria: You might want to double this sangria recipe, because your BFFs will be in love when you make it for girls’ night in. (via Eat.Drink.Love)


11. Caramel Espresso Martini: Anything with caramel and espresso has to be totally amazing. Even more amazing? How easy it is to make, of course! (via Jelly Toast Blog)


12. Salted Caramel White Russian: White Russians are a classic cocktail any time of year. This recipe adds a modern twist of salted caramel without overshadowing the original flavors. (via The Effortless Chic)


13. Caramel Apple Moonshine: Enjoy this cocktail safely within the confines of your own home with good friends. Spoiler alert: It doesn’t taste at all as strong as it actually is. (via Pink Heels Pink Truck)

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