It’s getting chilly, y’all! With the onset of colder weather, we can’t stop thinking about chowing down on our favorite fall comfort foods as we kick back on the couch. We’ve all cozied up with a comforting bowl of mac and cheese on those gray days, but what about *boozy* mac and cheese? Yup, that does in fact exist. Thanks to the help of booze, your fall food staples are heading in another (read: more delicious) direction. Here are our picks for 24 of the best recipes made even more epic with alcohol.


1. Boozy One-Pot Italian Chicken: Not only is this a beautiful dish, but it’s super simple (and easy to clean up) because it’s a one-pot dinner. You can always switch up the veggies in this depending on what’s in season. (via Supergolden Bakes)


2. Bourbon Peaches & Cream French Toast: Bourbon brings a totally new element to the sweet peach syrup that you top this breakfast delicacy off with. You’ll want to munch on these all day long. (via B. Britnell)


3. Lager Tomato Soup + Mustard Grilled Cheese: There is *no* food that’s more comforting than this. The beer takes classic tomato soup to the next level while the mustard gives the grilled cheese an extra kick. (via Yes to Yolks)


4. Pulled Pork Pancakes With Bourbon Syrup: The sweet-and-savory element in this breakfast is serious business. That said, the fact that pulled pork is part of this recipe makes it acceptable for lunch and dinner, right? (via I Am a Food Blog)


5. Beer Risotto With Sausage and Gouda: This hearty, stick-to-your-ribs meal is perfect to cozy up with this fall. The nutty taste from the ale makes the flavors taste even better. (via Cherry on My Sundae)


6. Honey Beer Bread: There is nothing like the smell of freshly baked bread. This honey-wheat bread is sweet, hearty and packs a little extra punch with the beer. (via Gimme Some Oven)


7. Tangy Tequila Popcorn: Popcorn is such a legit snack: It can be sweet, salty or (my personal fave) a combination of both. Tequila, lime, cayenne pepper and other spices really kick this snack up a notch. (via Simply Reem)


8. Beer-Battered Mini Corn Dogs With Chipotle Ketchup: Let’s be real: Beer-battered anything is delicious, but mini beer-battered anything is even better. These little corn dogs were made for dipping, so load up on the spicy ketchup! (via The Beeroness)


9. Salted Whiskey Caramels: Salted caramels just got way better. Why? Because whiskey makes *everything* better. (via Betty Crocker)


10. Honey Bourbon Pulled Chicken: This chicken recipe is awesome for a few reasons: It’s cooked in a slow cooker, is sweet + spicy and can be used in lots of different dishes after you’ve made your initial batch. (via Healthy Delish)


11. Bloody Mary Salad: It doesn’t get more epic than this, folks. With this refreshing dish, you’ll get the same satisfying flavors from your fave brunch drink in salad form. Vodka included! (via Framed Cooks)


12. Strawberry Moonshine Fried Pie: A Southern tradition, fried pies are something everyone should experience. These sweet, fruity pies have an unexpected twist: moonshine! (via Garden & Gun)


13. Drunken French Onion Soup: French onion soup is such a yummy comfort food — and it’s super hearty to boot. This souped-up version takes it to the next level. Grab a bowl and get comfy on the couch with this recipe. (via SHAPE)


14. Blood Orange + Port Marmalade: This is how you take your toast up a notch. The blood orange flavor is strong but balanced with the port wine that’s in the recipe. This one takes some time to make, FYI. (via Love and Olive Oil)


15. Maple Sugar, Bourbon + Brown Butter Peach Crisp: Sweet peaches pair really well with the deep flavor of bourbon in this dish. And who doesn’t love maple sugar and brown butter? (via The Bojon Gourmet)


16. Beer Butter Mushrooms: It’s not unheard of to add a splash of white wine to mushrooms while you’re cooking them, but beer? Yup. Beer and butter are the main flavors making these mushrooms total game changers. (via Killing Thyme)


17. Jack Daniel’s Bacon Mac and Cheese: Mmmmm, creamy, gooey mac and cheese. It’s the ultimate cold-weather meal. Somehow, it just got better with our pal Mr. Jack Daniel’s. (via Bread Booze Bacon)


18. Crockpot Bacon Bourbon Baked Beans: Sweet and smoky baked beans are delicious and will seriously fill you up. Spoon up a bowl of ‘em and savor the flavor combos. (via How Sweet It Is)


19. One-Pot Red Wine Pasta: Who knew red wine pasta was a thing?! What’s even better is that you only have to clean up one pot with this homerun recipe. Vino, cheese, basil and garlic make this one insanely yummy. (via A Beautiful Mess)

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20. Bourbon BBQ Meatballs: Munching on meatballs is a great option for your guests the next time you host a fall shindig. These mini meatballs are slightly spicy and easy to pop in your mouth. (via Nutmeg Nanny)


21. Pumpkin Quesadillas With Boozy Pulled Pork: Pumpkin quesadillas are the quintessential fall snack that’s sure to bring on lots of “yummmm” responses. Add some boozy pulled pork to make them even more epic. (via Rachael Ray Every Day)


22. Beef and Dark Beer Chili: Serve this stuff up on the next big game day — or just any day you want a hearty bowl of booze-infused chili. (via Guest of a Guest)


23. Blueberry + Peach + Bourbon Granola Crisp: A granola crisp is a great, simpler take on cobbler. This one packs fresh fruit while the granola adds crunch. Oh, and don’t forget about the bourbon! (via The Art of Manliness)


24. Spirited Pumpkin Pie: Pumpkin pie is such a fall food staple, but this one has booooze. Rum, to be specific. Now, we’ll never be able to eat non-boozy pumpkin pie again. (via Epicurious)

Do you have a favorite boozy fall recipe? Share your recipes in the comment section below!