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The Old Orchard Cocktail

The Old Orchard Cocktail

By Traeger Kitchen

Harvest up the good times with Traeger’s Old Orchard Cocktail. Fresh apple slices are coated in cinnamon and sugar grilled directly on your Traeger and paired with whiskey, Smoked Simple Syrup, lemon juice and hard apple cider.

Prep Time

5 Min

Cook Time

20 Min




This recipe serves:


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Units of Measurement:
1 apple, sliced
1 Tablespoon granulated sugar
1/2 Teaspoon cinnamon
1 1/2 Ounce rye whiskey
3/4 Ounce smoked simple syrup (homemade or store-bought)
1/2 Ounce Fresh lemon juice
2 Ounce Angry Orchard Hard Cider


  • 1

    When ready to cook, set Traeger temperature to 500℉ and preheat, lid closed for 15 minutes.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C


  • 2

    Toss apple slices in granulated sugar and cinnamon.

  • 3

    Place apple slices directly on the grill grate and cook for 20-25 minutes. Remove from heat and cool.

    500 ˚F / 260 ˚C


  • 4

    In a shaker, combine the whiskey, Traeger Smoked Simple Syrup, and fresh lemon juice.

  • 5

    Add ice and shake for 15 seconds to blend flavors.

  • 6

    Strain over clean ice into beer glass and top off with Angry Orchard Cider.

  • 7

    Garnish with a baked apple-cinnamon slice. Enjoy!

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