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Holiday Margaritas

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If you’re a tequila lover like me, switch up your go-to marg this season with these fun and festive cocktails!

Get your ho, ho, ho on with 2 holiday margaritas that will probably put you on Santa’s Naughty List ๐Ÿ˜‰

White Christmas Margarita

Makes 6 servings

Total Time: 15 minutes

Ingredients:

1 (14 oz.) can unsweetened coconut milk

12 oz. silver tequila

8 oz. triple sec

1/4 c. lime juice

4 c. ice

Lime wedges

Sanding Sugar, for rimming glass

Cranberries, for garnish

Directions:

  1. Combine coconut milk, tequila, triple sec, lime juice and ice in a blender. Blend until smooth.
  2. Rim glasses with lime wedge and roll in sanding sugar. Pour the cocktail into glass and garnish with lime and cranberries.

Apple Cider Margaritas

Makes 2 Margaritas

Total time: 1 hr. 15 mins (don’t let this scare you!)

Ingredients:

Cinnamon Simple Syrup

1 cup water

1 cup granulated sugar

1 cinnamon stick

Apple Cider Margarita

3 oz. apple cider (or apple juice)

2 oz. tequila of choice

1 oz. brandy

1 oz. lemon juice (or lime juice)

1/2 oz. of the cinnamon simple syrup

Cinnamon sugar for garnish

Apple slices for garnish

Star Anise for garnish

Rosemary sprigs for garnish

Cinnamon sticks for garnish

Directions:

Make the cinnamon simple syrup (or buy some to save some time)

  1. In a large saucepan over medium heat, combine the sugar and water
  2. Whisk until dissolved completely
  3. Remove from heat and transfer syrup to a glass container (ex: mason jar)
  4. Add cinnamon stick to syrup
  5. Cover the jar and allow syrup to cool completely before using

Final Margaritas

  1. Combine all margarita ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice
  2. Shake until cold
  3. Strain into prepared glasses and garnish before serving

Both of these drinks can be prepared in a large batch and shaken over ice just before serving

These are fabulous options for any of your holiday parties coming up, or even just for chilling by the fire on Christmas eve. However you enjoy it, be sure to tag me on Insta!

Happy Holidays! xx

*These original recipes were found on Pinterest

Kristen Louelle

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