25 + Fireball Whisky Recipes for Cocktails & Shots!

25 + Fireball Whisky Recipes

We got together with some of our favorite bloggers to bring you the Best Fireball Whisky Recipes! As the days grow shorter and the temperature starts to dip, there’s nothing quite like the warmth of a cozy cocktail to ward off the chill. And when it comes to creating delicious libations that capture the essence of a season, nothing quite compares to the fiery allure of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky. This bold and spicy spirit, infused with the fiery kick of cinnamon sticks, has taken the cocktail world by storm, making it a perfect companion for those cold evenings and hot summer nights alike.

Sometimes all you need is a few splashes of Fireball, over Dr. Pepper. Add a few cherries and a cinnamon stick, and you are all set. If you love the taste of fireball, then we have quite a few ways to serve it up this Fall and Holiday Season!

We actually make our own Fireball Bourbon to use in our cocktails. When you make your own, you control what goes into it, and how it tastes. You will get real bourbon in the fireball that you make at home. We also make our own Cinnamon Apple Bourbon. Either way, you can’t go wrong.

Whether you’re sipping your first Fireball Hot Toddy or you’re a seasoned aficionado of this tantalizing cinnamon flavor, we’ve got something that’ll excite your taste buds and keep you coming back for more. From classic favorites like the Fireball Hot Toddy to inventive concoctions like the Spiced Apple Cider Moscow Mule , we’ve got firey drinks that will go down smooth! And can we talk about these Fireball Mulled Wine Jello shots?

In this recipe round-up, we’re bringing you over 25 mouthwatering recipes, each expertly crafted to harness the sweet, spicy, and utterly delightful taste of Fireball. We’ve got everything from fiery shots that’ll give you that instant warm embrace to exquisite Fireball cocktails that will transport you to a world of flavor. Whether you’re enjoying a quiet evening by the fireplace or hosting a gathering with friends, these recipes are sure to add a dash of excitement to your home bar.

So, get ready to explore the long history and unique flavor of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky as we guide you through the world of unforgettable cocktails and shots. Whether you’re a fan of the classics or eager to experiment with something new, our collection has you covered. From the first sip to the last drop, you’re in for a journey of taste and discovery. Let’s dive in and discover the best ways to ignite your taste buds with Fireball!

Is it Whisky or Whiskey?

Both “whisky” and “whiskey” are correct spellings, but they are typically associated with different regions and styles of the spirit.

Whisky: This spelling is commonly used for Scotch whisky, which is produced in Scotland. In Scotland, and in most countries outside of the United States and Ireland, “whisky” is the preferred spelling.

Whiskey: This spelling is commonly used for Irish whiskey and American whiskey, including Bourbon and Tennessee whiskey. In the United States and Ireland, “whiskey” with an extra “e” is the standard spelling. If you ask my Kentucky raised husband, Bruce, he will tell you that Whiskey is the ONLY way to spell it!

So, whether you use “whisky” or “whiskey” depends on the region and the specific type of the spirit you’re referring to. The presence or absence of the “e” in the word is a matter of tradition and regional preference. If you want to know more about the backround of the spelling and the origins of Whisky or Whiskey, check out this article from Oak & Edan:

Whiskey or Whisky: What’s the Difference?

Crafting Fireball Cocktails at Home

Creating these delightful Fireball cocktails at home is a breeze, and you don’t need to be a mixologist to master them. Start by stocking your home bar with a bottle of Fireball Cinnamon Whisky, and you’ll have the base for a wide range of great cocktails. Of course, we think our homemade Fireball is the way to go! Gather your simple ingredients, like ginger beer, maple syrup, lemon juice, and hot water, and you’ll be ready to shake, stir, and sip your way to cocktail perfection.

Adding a Twist to Your Fireball Whisky Recipes

One of the best ways to elevate your Fireball cocktails is by experimenting with garnishes and presentation. Float a star anise and apples and orange slices on top of your drink for a touch of elegance. Add a cinnamon stick! Let your creativity shine, and your cocktails will not only taste amazing but also look fantastic.

And if you’re ready to start experimenting with Fireball cocktail recipes at home, why not gather your friends and family for a fun cocktail-making night? Share your creations and enjoy the warmth of good company and great cocktails. Cheers to the fiery and flavorful world of Fireball!

Dr. Pepper and Fireball with cherries as a garnish and a cinnamon stick in a glass on logs

25 + Best Fireball Whisky Recipes for Cocktails & Shots

Over 25 winning recipes for Fireball Whisky Cocktails & Shots! From the traditional Hot Toddy to Oatmeal Cookie Shots! We got the recipes for you!
Author: Bruce and Dina Miller


Fireball Cocktails

  • Spiked Strawberry Lemonade
  • Fireball Whiskey Cocktail
  • Whisky Fizz Cocktail
  • Apple Cider Moscow Mule
  • Apple Pie Cocktail
  • Campfire Cocktail with Fireball Bourbon & Rum
  • Cinnamon Applesauce Cocktail
  • Fireball Eggnog Recipe
  • Apple Pie à la Mode Cocktail

Fireball Teas & Hot Toddys

  • Fireball Orange Sweet Tea
  • Fireball Hot Toddy
  • Toffee Apple Cider Fireball Hot Toddy

Fireball Shots

  • Cinnamon Roll Fireball Shot
  • Apple Pie Shooters
  • Cinnamon Toast Crunch Shooters
  • Oatmeal Cookie Shot Recipe
  • Cinnamon Fireball Whiskey Shot
  • Watermelon Fireball Shots
  • Cinnamon Toast Crunch Shots with Cinnamon & Sugar Rim

Fireball Jello Shots

  • Mulled wine Fireball Jello Shots
  • Fireball Cherry Jello Shots Recipe
  • Apple Cider Jello Shots With Fireball Whiskey
  • Fireball Jello Shots with Gold Edible Glitter
  • Shark Bait Jello Shots
  • Vampire Kiss Jello Shots for Halloween

Christmas Fireball Cocktails

  • Grinch Cocktail
  • Drunken Rudolph
Tried this recipe?Let us know how it was!

Our Homemade Fireball Whisky Recipe

Fireball Whisky Recipes for Cocktails:

Spicy Spiked Strawberry Lemonade - Soccer Mom Blog
Lemonade...with a kick! Our Southern Spiked Lemonade is a little bit sweet, a little bit sassy, and a whole lot of fun! An easy summer cocktail recipe made with real fruit ingredients.
Check out this recipe
Strawberry Spiked Lemonade with Fireball Whisky garnished with a lemon and a strawbery with a blue and white napkin and a bottle of fireball
Fireball Whiskey Cocktail (Cinnamon, Maple and Apple Cider) - Slow the Cook Down
Cozy up with this delicious Fireball whiskey cocktail that’s perfect for fall. With warming flavors of cinnamon, maple syrup and apple cider.
Check out this recipe
fireball whiskey cocktail
Whisky Fizz Cocktail - Aspiring Winos
Do you know what to do with your cinnamon whisky! This Whisky Fizz Cocktail is deliciously sweet with a punch of cinnamon whisky.
Check out this recipe
whisky fizz with blackberry and rosemary
Apple Cider Moscow Mule - Perfect Fall Cocktail Recipe - Cupcakes & Kale Chips
Apple Cider Moscow Mule adds autumn flavors to the classic ginger beer drink for a refreshing fall cocktail recipe. Easy to make and enjoy!
Check out this recipe
spiced apple cider moscow mule made with fireball in a copper mug with apples and a straw
Apple Pie Cocktail - The Toasty Kitchen
This Apple Pie Cocktail is filled with all of your favorite fall flavors. Apple cider, cinnamon, and vanilla make this fall cocktail recipe a must try.
Check out this recipe
apple pie cocktail over rocks with an apple
Campfire Cocktail with Fireball, Bourbon & Rum - Purple Pumpkin Blog
This Campfire Cocktail is made using Fireball, Bourbon, and Rum and is cleverly layered to represent glowing embers!
Check out this recipe
Campfire cocktail with 2 cherries and mint and a lime wedge
Cinnamon Applesauce Cocktail - Amanda's Cookin"
With notes of tart apple, woody cinnamon, and fruity pineapple this cinnamon applesauce cocktail is an adult beverage version of cinnamon applesauce.
Check out this recipe
cinnamon applesauce cocktail with a straw and an apple slice and cinnamon sticks and 2 apples and a a spoon
Fireball Eggnog Recipe - Tammilee Tips
Easy Fireball Eggnog Cocktail perfect for winter holidays! This quick and easy eggnog mixed with fireball drink takes a minute to prepare!
Check out this recipe
Fireball eggnog with a cinnamon stick and a bottle of fireball in the backround
Apple Pie à la Mode Cocktail with Fireball Whisky & Vanilla Vodka - XOXO Bella
This is the best ever apple pie a la mode cocktail. This cocktail with fireball whisky and vanilla vodka packs a punch! It’s great in the fall as an autumn cocktail recipe. So let’s find out some more about this apple cinnamon cocktail made with apple cider.
Check out this recipe
apple pie ala mode shots with fireball
Hot Hot Summer Heat Cocktail (Disney copycat) - The Soccer Mom Blog
A sweet and spicy drink with boba pearls, the Hot Hot Summer Heat cocktail was original served at Disney Springs — we have created an easy copycat recipe to make it at home anytime!
Check out this recipe
hot summer heat boba fireball cocktail with a cherry and mint


Hot Fireball Whisky Teas & Toddys:

Fireball Orange Sweet Tea - The Toasty Kitchen
Fireball orange sweet tea is a blend of sweet tea, orange juice, and fireball whisky. Sweet tea with fireball makes the perfect summer beverage.
Check out this recipe
a tall glass of fireball orange sweet tea with a bottle of fireball and an orange squeezed
Fireball Hot Toddy - Happy Honey Kitchen
A Fireball Hot Toddy is a hot whiskey drink that will warm you up. This sweet and spicy Fireball cocktail makes the best hot toddy recipe.
Check out this recipe
fireball hot toddy with star annice and cinnamon sticks and lemon and a bottle of fireball
Toffee Apple Cider Fireball Hot Toddy - XOXO Bella
This toffee apple cider Fireball hot toddy is delish! It’s a novel take on hot toddy with Fireball whiskey. The butterscotch liqueur and cinnamon whiskey blend beautifully. You will love the flavour of apple cider and Fireball together in this caramel apple hot toddy recipe.
Check out this recipe
toffy apple cider hot toddy

Fireball Whisky Recipes for Shots:

Cinnamon Roll Fireball Shot - Spaceships & Laser Beams
With a taste reminiscent of a freshly baked cinnamon roll, this cinnamon roll Fireball shot recipe will be a hit at your next gathering.
Check out this recipe
cinnamon roll fireball shots with whipped cream
Apple Pie Shooters - The Food Blog
Apple Pie Shooters are delicious and fun addition to your fall drink menu. They taste just like apple pie and they’re sure to be a hit at Thanksgiving or
Check out this recipe
apple pie fireball shot with an apple slice and whipped cream
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Shooter — Marley’s Menu
Enjoy a shot of nostalgia with this Cinnamon Toast Crunch Shooter that gives you all the delicious flavor of your favorite childhood cereal, but in adult fashion.
Check out this recipe
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Shooter — Marley’s Menu
Oatmeal Cookie Shot Recipe - Tammilee Tips
Easy Oatmeal Cookie Shot Recipe that tastes amazing and is a great dessert cocktail shot. You will love how easy this cocktail shot is to make!
Check out this recipe
Oatmeal cookie shots and oatmeal cookies
Cinnamon Fireball Whiskey Shot - Slow the Cook Down
Sweet and spicy cinnamon Fireball shot is and easy drinker and perfect for fall. Hints of cinnamon and maple syrup, topped with cream.
Check out this recipe
fireball whiskey shot with whipped cream and cinnamon on top
Watermelon Fireball Shots - Watermelon Board
Traditional and out-of-the-box ideas for fabulous watermelon delights.
Check out this recipe
Watermelon Fireball Shots - Watermelon Board
Cinnamon Toast Crunch Shots With Cinnamon Sugar Rim - The Cookin Chicks
If you loved Cinnamon Toast Crunch as a kid, you’ll love these Cinnamon Toast Crunch Shots. The perfect combination of Rumchata and Fireball!
Check out this recipe
2 fireball shots with cinnamon rim

Fireball Whisky Recipes for Jello Shots:

Mulled Wine Fireball Jello Shots - XOXO Bella
Mulled wine Fireball jello shots make a great Christmas cocktail and will help any holiday or Christmas party go with a swing. Mulled wine has always been a festive alcoholic beverage. This Fireball jello shot recipe takes it up another notch though.
Check out this recipe
Mulled Wine Fireball Jello Shots - XOXO Bella
Fireball Cherry Jello Shots Recipe - Fun Money Mom
These Fireball Jello shots take everyone’s favorite party drink and takes it up a notch with a fun cinnamon twist.
Check out this recipe
fireball jello shots with cherries on top
Apple Cider Jello Shots With Fireball Whiskey -Fun Money Mom
These apple cider Jello shots with Fireball Whiskey are a delicious and boozy sweet treat that’s perfect for apple season. There’s no better way to add some extra festive fun to all your fall parties!
Check out this recipe
apple cider jello shots with whipped cream on a plaid backround
Fireball Jello Shots with Gold Edible Glitter - Three Olives Branch
These Fireball Jello Shots are easy to make! Cinnamon whiskey and orange or cherry gelatin for a fun drink alternative. Great for game day, parties, and holidays like Halloween or 4th of July.
Check out this recipe
Fireball jellow shots with gold stars
Shark Bait Jello Shots - The Purple Pumpkin Blog
Celebrate Shark Week with Shark Bait Jello Shots! Made with Malibu and Fireball Cinnamon Whiskey, and topped off with a gummy shark candy!
Check out this recipe
Shark bait jello shot with a red shark on top
Vampire Kiss Jello Shots for Halloween - Fireball Shooter
Do you like jello shots for Halloween? I love making a Halloween fireball shooter to enjoy. There are a lot of fun Halloween party ideas, but you need to learn how to make Halloween jello shots pronto! This vampire blood jello shooter will be a party favourite.
Check out this recipe
vampire kiss fireball jello shots in plastic containers stacked up

Christmas Holiday Fireball Recipes for Cocktails:

Grinch Cocktail - Spaceships & Lazer Beams
This minty and creamy Grinch cocktail is sure to bring some festive cheer to your holiday parties.
Check out this recipe
Grinch Fireball mint cocktail
Drunken Rudolf - Spaceships & Laser Beams
Our drunken Rudolf is a fun and festive holiday alcoholic hot chocolate beverage topped with a cute reindeer face.
Check out this recipe
Drunken Rudolf Fireball Hot chocolate


Dina and Bruce at the Golden Gate Bridge

Hi, we are Bruce and Dina Miller. We love to cook every night. We enjoy making a few healthy dishes, and also comfort food. We love crafting cocktails too! Come take a look, we would love to share our recipes with you.


  1. Chelsea Reply

    5 stars
    I can’t wait to work my way through these! I’m excited to make some for my dad too because he’s a big whiskey fan! (Also, so interesting about the whisky/whiskey spelling/differences..thanks for including that!)

    • Dina and Bruce at the Golden Gate Bridge

      Bruce and Dina Miller Reply


      That is so great! I thoought the spelling thing was interesting, so wanted to share! Hope your dad enjoys!

      Dina and Bruce

  2. Suja md Reply

    5 stars
    Wow! this is my new favorite recipe!

  3. Nikki Reply

    5 stars
    Oh my, so many great recipes to try! Love this list!

  4. Ali Reply

    5 stars
    Oooo there are some great whisky recipes here! Definitely eyeing that apple pie a la mode cocktail!

    • Dina and Bruce at the Golden Gate Bridge

      Bruce and Dina Miller Reply


      That is a good one! Served it up at a recent party!

      Thank you,
      Dina and Bruce

  5. Anjali Reply

    5 stars
    These recipes all look so delicious!! Many of these will be perfect to serve around the holidays too! 🙂

  6. Alison Corey Reply

    I’ve always loved the warmth and spiciness of Fireball in cocktails. Looking forward to trying your recipes and finding the perfect drink for each season.

    • Dina and Bruce at the Golden Gate Bridge

      Bruce and Dina Miller Reply


      Aren’t these so fun? These bloggers have such great recipes!

      Dina and Bruce

  7. Dannii Reply

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    Oh wow – what incredible choice. These are going to keep us going through the cold months.

  8. Rosemary Reply

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    So many amazing cocktail recipes. I’ll be hosting this holiday season so I can’t wait to make my way through this list. The apple cider Moscow mule is where I’ll probably start. Cheers!!

  9. Stephanie Reply

    5 stars
    Until now my whisky drinks were a bit boring….thanks for all these great recipes. Tried out a few of the whisky drinks and looking forward to making a few more this holiday season (or anytime!).

  10. Shadi Hasanzadenemati Reply

    5 stars
    Wow, this collection of Fireball Whisky recipes is an absolute game-changer for anyone looking to spice up their cocktail game!

    • Andrea Reply

      5 stars
      What a fabulous variety of Fireball cocktails and shots. They are all unique and I can’t wait to get started trying them.

  11. Elisa Reply

    5 stars
    Love this so many recipes to choose from, will have to start making them soon. Thanks for sharing 🙂

  12. Cathleen Reply

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    What a great collection of recipes!! I am for sure going to be trying this as soon as I am not pregnant anymore haha. Pinned for later 🙂

  13. Kristine Reply

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    Gah! This is a such a great list. I’m saving this – so many I need to try. Thanks for putting thig together!

    • Dina and Bruce at the Golden Gate Bridge

      Bruce and Dina Miller Reply


      We loved doing this collaboration with our friends. So much to choose from!

      Dina and Bruce

  14. Mahy Reply

    5 stars
    Oh wow – so many incredible ideas! My favorite would probably be the Eggnog one, but have to try first! 😉

  15. Kathleen Reply

    5 stars
    What a fabulous list of shots and cocktails. They all sound amazing and I can’t wait to start making them.

  16. Holley Reply

    5 stars
    Fireball whiskey always reminds me of the flavors of fall. All of these cocktails are perfect for my campfire gatherings! Thanks for sharing!

  17. Ashley Reply

    5 stars
    This is such a fun post! I always think of fireball as a shot because that’s how I drank it in college, but this has totally reframed my way of thinking. I’m excited to make more of these drinks with a burst of cinnamon. 🙂

  18. Renee B Reply

    5 stars
    This is such a great collection of fireball cocktails! I popped over to your homemade Fireball post and now I’m excited to try that, too. I had no idea it was so easy to make!

  19. Jen Reply

    5 stars
    This is a great list! I think I will try the apple pie shooters first. yum!

  20. Caroline Reply

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    This is one of those spirits that I’ve never had too many ideas on how to use so great to see this big list of ideas!

  21. Holly Reply

    5 stars
    Thanks for the great round-up of recipes. I will be making the Cinnamon Applesauce Cocktail for a get together we are having this weekend 🙂 Looks SO good!

  22. Brandi Reply

    5 stars
    What an incredible list! I will definitely be using some of these during the holiday season.

  23. Gianne Reply

    5 stars
    These recipes are so creative and delicious, offering a wide variety of flavors and combinations. It’s the perfect way to add some fire to your drinks!

  24. Chenee Reply

    5 stars
    I definitely want to try that grinch cocktail! It sounds delicious! Thanks for sharing!

  25. Tara Reply

    5 stars
    Such a fun collection of recipes! I especially love the Whisky Fizz Cocktail and Apple Pie Cocktail.

  26. Kim Reply

    5 stars
    That Fireball eggnog was sooooo tasty. I may have had one too many!

  27. Cathleen Reply

    5 stars
    Okay, so I bought fireball whiskey and had NO IDEA what to do with it haha. This came at the most perfect time, thank you so much for sharing this recipe 🙂

  28. Justine Reply

    5 stars
    Fantastic! I had no idea there were so many ways to use this whiskey – can’t wait to try them all!

  29. Mahy Reply

    5 stars
    Oh wow – so many great recipes! Let the party being – I am all ready for it haha

  30. Holley Reply

    5 stars
    I was just gifted Fireball and needed drink ideas……..I came to the right place! These cocktails are excellent! Thanks for sharing!

    • Dina and Bruce at the Golden Gate Bridge

      Bruce and Dina Miller Reply


      Thank you so much for your kind words. Merry Christmas,

      Dina and Bruce

  31. Patricia Reply

    5 stars
    Honestly, I’m not sure I’ve ever had Fireball! I’m sure I’d like it – right about now the Hot Toddy option sounds great, as I’ve caught a cold!

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