Best Hot Toddy Recipe

Warm your soul with this homemade hot toddy recipe! This adult beverage mixes together cinnamon whiskey, apple cider, and citrus for a delicious winter drink.

Prep: 5 minutesCook: 20 minutesTotal: 25 minutes
Fat 0 Carbs 47 Protein 0
Yield 4 1x


  • 4 cups apple cider (homemade or store-bought)
  • 1 large orange, sliced
  • 1/2 cup fresh cranberries (+more for garnish)
  • 3 sprigs of rosemary
  • 2 cinnamon sticks (or 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon)
  • 6 oz. Fireball whiskey


  1. Place apple cider, orange slices, fresh cranberries, rosemary, and cinnamon sticks into a large pot.
  2. Bring to a boil over medium/high heat. Once boiling, reduce heat to low and let simmer for 10 minutes.
  3. Add 1.5 oz. Fireball whiskey to the bottom of 4 glasses along with an orange slice and a few cranberries.
  4. Then, pour the hot apple cider mixture on top of Fireball and stir.
  5. Serve hot.

Tips & Notes

  • Easy double or triple this recipe and make in a large stock-pot or dutch oven to serve a crowd!

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1/4 Calories: 250 Sugar: 45 Sodium: 60 Fat: 0 Carbohydrates: 47 Fiber: 2 Protein: 0
Author: Lee FunkeCategory: DrinkMethod: StovetopCuisine: American

Keywords: hot toddy

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