red cinnamon apple martini with an apple slice and cinnamon stick garnish

Red Hot Cinnamon Apple Martini

Toast fall with a crisp Cinnamon Apple Martini made with vodka infused with Red Hots candies.

Course Beverages
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 15 minutes
Servings 1 serving


For the Infused Vodka

  • 2 cups vodka
  • 1 cup Red Hots candies crushed to a powder

For the Martini

  • 1.5 ounces Red Hots infused vodka
  • 1.5 ounces apple vodka
  • 1/2 ounce Triple Sec
  • Splash Cran-Apple juice
  • Pink or red sugar optional


To Make the Infused Vodka

  1. Pour Red Hots candies into a bag and crush lightly. Transfer to a food processor and pulse until the candies become a fine powder.

  2. Place powdered candies into a mason jar and top with 2 cups of plain vodka. 

  3. Put the lid on the jar and shake to blend. Allow to sit until the powdered candy dissolves.

  4. Use a fine mesh strainer to strain any solids from the infused vodka.

To Make the Martini

  1. Pour the infused vodka, the apple vodka and the triple sec in a cocktail shaker over ice. Add a splash of cran-apple juice.

  2. Shake to mix.
  3. Strain into a martini glass rimmed with pink or red sugar.
  4. Garnish with an apple slice or apple peel.