Must-Have Margaritas and More!
Try these cool and refreshing cocktails at your next party.
For summer entertaining, mix up several batches of Pink Cadillac Margaritas 3 to 4 hours before the party starts, and chill in decorative bottles or pitchers, ready to shake and serve when guests arrive.
- Recipe: Pink Cadillac Margaritas
This backyard cocktail gets its smoky flavor from cedar-infused tequila.
Recipe: Woodshed Margarita
You can serve these pops with a side of sea salt for sprinkling on top, but be careful! You'll have to slurp it up before the ice melts.
Recipe: Watermelon Margarita Pops
Use leftover watermelon to make this slushy summer drink. Garnish with fresh mint leaves.
- Recipe: Watermelon-Mint Margaritas
You'll want to make a whole batch of this citrusy spritzer. It's perfect for outdoor gatherings and kicking back on the porch.
- Recipe: Grapefruit Tequila Fizz
These are potent, yet amazingly smooth-tasting when you use good-quality tequila and orange liqueur and thoroughly shake the mixture with ice before pouring over ice cubes to serve.
Recipe: Classic Margaritas on the Rocks
Flowery hibiscus and cooling mint add a flavorful kick to this margarita.
Recipe: Hibiscus-Mint Margaritas
As the name implies, these unique drinks are mixed with green pepper jelly. Make this Southern-style margarita your signature cocktail at your bowl game party.
- Recipe: Pepper Jelly Margaritas
Indulge in taste without adding to your waistline with this 140-calorie margarita! If you haven’t tried pomegranate margaritas, here's a tasty excuse to try the latest trend.
- Recipe: Scarlet Margaritas
Club soda, fresh whole strawberries, and frozen daiquiri mix set these margarita spritzers apart. Serve on sultry summer days and enjoy the fizzy sweetness of these colorful cocktails.
Recipe: Strawberry Margarita Spritzers
- Recipe: Pink Lemonade Cocktail
- Recipe: Classic Margarita
Mixing beer with a classic margarita recipe makes the drink taste less tart than regular margaritas. We can promise that these will be a hit, so make them by the pitcher to keep your party going.
- Recipe: Beer 'Garitas
The coloring in these margaritas comes from blue curaçao orange liqueur so it tastes just like a traditional frozen margarita but with added color. With just four ingredients, this margarita can create an instant party.
- Recipe: Blue Margaritas
If you are planning a party for a large crowd, it’s easy for the cost to get out of hand. Try serving bottled beer and this festive sangria. It makes around 24 servings without breaking the bank. Total cost is about $13.
- Recipe: Frozen Sangría
Margarita Granita, a frozen creation, is a refreshing addition to any outdoor party. Here's a shortcut for when you're preparing a large batch for a crowd: Use a combination of fresh juice, grated lime ride, and bottled key lime juice (usually found on the juice aisle in your grocery store). The grated lime rind plus a squeeze or two of fresh citrus in each drink keeps the flavors fresh.
- Recipe: Margarita Granita
If it’s really hot outside, reach for the light refreshing white sangría. This simple variation substitutes Sauvignon Blanc or Chablis in place of red wine.
- Recipe: Sangría Blanco
Looking for something different to serve? Try a new twist on this Cuban-inspired cocktail. Adding lemon-lime soft drink and mint (of course!) transforms this mojito recipe into a fizzy cocktail.
- Recipe: Tequila Mojitos
Full-bodied red sangria is the perfect complement to the spicy flavors of Mexican food. It’s also less filling than frozen drink, so a good choice for hearty enchilada fare. When shopping for the red wine, we recommend choosing a Merlot.
- Recipe: Sangría