Genius: Use Keurig To Make K-Cup Alcoholic Holiday Drinks

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Genius is often found in the simplest of ideas. Like twisting a pop tab to make a handy straw-holder for your soda or using bread to pick up glass shards, the best things in life are simple. At least, that’s how it is when it comes to food. So when we got the word about these Keurig K-Cup Cocktail recipes, we were immediately on board.

Check out our favorite recipes below from the kids at Cool Material getting holiday schwasted.

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Loosely based on an Apple Rye Punch, this drink ditches any hard cider and gets supercharged with some applejack.

  • Apple Cider K-Cup
  • Laird’s Apple Jack Brandy
  • Maker’s Mark
  • Orange Bitters
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Cinnamon tastes great in hot chocolate, and this cinnamon happens to be booze-flavored!

  • Swiss Miss Milk Chocolate Hot Cocoa K-Cup
  • Goldschlager Cinnamon Schnapps
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This is a play on some delicious hot buttered rum that you can make thanks to your trusty one cup brewer.

  • Butter Toffee Coffee K-Cup
  • Bacardi Gold Rum
  • Cinnamon Sticks
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Classic Irish coffee in k-cup form.

  • Donut Shop K-Cup
  • Jameson Irish Whiskey
  • Whipped Cream

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These ingredient-friends always show up in drinks both warm and cold together. Now mix them in with a Kahlua coffee K-cup and drink up.

  • Kahlua K-Cup
  • Frangelico Liquer
  • Bushmills Irish Whiskey
  • Baileys Irish Cream Liqueur

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Chai tea goes surprisingly well with spiced rum. This cocktail gets an added hint of flavor from some peppermint schnapps.

  • Chai Latté K-Cup
  • Captain Morgan Original Spiced Rum
  • Peppermint Schnapps


Charisma has an undying love for gritty literature and drinks coffee like water. She also hails from Toronto, Canada and is a die-hard Maple Leafs fan, sigh.



  • Tony Heslip

    The suggestions are great!!!! But what are “your” suggested measurements of the alcohol?