Fresh Appletinis


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Surprise! I made another cocktail recipe!

When Superfresh Growers asked me to make a fun, Valentine’s Day dessert recipe with my all-time fav apples, Autumn Glory, I said, “I don’t really do desserts but I can definitely do a cocktail.”

Listen, if you want a dessert recipe, head over to Chocolate Covered Katie. She has tons of good ones! But I’ve got your V-Day cocktails on deck.

We ALL know the Appletini. It’s on every TGIFriday menu in America and I’m pretty sure it was the first martini I ever ordered when I was 21.

But here’s the thing about most appletinis: there’s no apple in them. Instead, they’re made with a nasty green apple liqueur that is loaded with sugar and artificial flavorings. We’re better than that.

But it’s Valentine’s (or, more importantly, Galentine’s). You want a fun cocktail! Have no fear, your skinny cocktail fairy is here. And she made you an appletini with REAL apples.

One more note I’ll make about these – the apples won’t be totally juiced. You can obviously strain them if you want, but I personally like them as adult applesauce.

Cheers!

Fresh Appletinis

Author: Megan Hansen, RDN, DL

Total time: 5 mins

Serves: 1

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Autumn Glory apples, skinned and chopped

  • 1/2 oz lemon juice

  • 2 oz vodka

  • 1/4 oz Grand Marnier

Instructions:

  1. Pour all ingredients into a blender.

  2. Blend to desired consistency.

  3. Optional: strain.

This is a sponsored post in partnership with Superfresh Growers. You can ask your local grocery stores if they carry Autumn Glory apples or just message them on Instagram and ask and they will find your closest store!

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