We absolutely love experimenting with cocktails during the holidays. This bourbon maple apple cider is totally on our radar:

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image by leah bergman.

Bourbon Maple Apple Cider
Makes 2

6 ounces Bourbon
4 teaspoons fresh lemon juice
4-6 teaspoons pure maple syrup to taste
1 cup spiced apple cider
apple slices for garnish
ice

Directions:
1. Fill glasses and a cocktail shaker with ice. To shaker, add bourbon, lemon juice, maple syrup, and apple cider; shake vigorously.
2. Strain into glasses and garnish each with a slice of apple.  Enjoy!

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