Recipe of the Day: Delicious cocktail hour recipes



If there’s an excuse to celebrate something, now is the time. With the Christmas festivities over and the new year upon us, a glass of a perfectly mixed cocktail would do the trick to end the year.

These recipes add a fun holiday twist and are perfect for holiday cocktail hour.

Champagne margaritas

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Ingredients

  • 1/2 c. fresh lime juice
  • 1 c. silver tequila
  • 1/2 c. orange liqueur
  • 1 bottle of champagne (about 3 cups)
  • lime wedges, for the edge
  • salt, for the rim

Indications

  1. Combine all ingredients in a large pitcher and stir well.
  2. Run lime wedges around the rim of each champagne glass and sprinkle with coarse salt.
  3. Divide the daisies between flutes and garnish with lime slices.

Blueberry mimosas

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Ingredients

  • 1 lime, cut in half
  • 2 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 c. sweetened cranberry juice
  • 1 bottle of champagne
  • 12 fresh blueberries
  • 4 small sprigs of fresh rosemary

Indications

  1. Line the champagne flutes with lime and dip them in sugar. Pour 1/4 cup cranberry juice into each glass and top with champagne.
  2. Use a toothpick to poke a hole through the blueberries. Thread the rosemary skewer through the blueberries and garnish the mimosas.

Mimosa margaritas

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Ingredients

  • 2 c. Orange juice
  • 1/2 c. tequila
  • 1/4 c. lime juice
  • File wedge, for filing glasses
  • Coarse salt, to bind glasses
  • 1 bottle of champagne or prosecco
  • Orange and lime to serve

Indications

  1. In a pitcher, combine the orange juice, tequila, and lime juice and stir to combine.
  2. Rim the rims of the glass with lime and dip in salt. Pour in the orange juice mixture and top with champagne.
  3. Add sliced ‚Äč‚Äčoranges and limes to glasses and serve.

Tequila Sunrise Mimosas

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Ingredients

  • Orange wedges, for the border and garnish
  • Sugar, to rim the glass
  • 2 oz. tequila
  • 1 bottle of champagne
  • 1/2 c. Orange juice
  • Few splashes of grenadine

Indications

  1. Wash the glasses with an orange wedge and dip them in sugar.
  2. Into each flute, pour 1 ounce of tequila and finish halfway with champagne.
  3. Finish with orange juice and a splash of grenadine.
  4. Garnish with an orange wedge and serve.

This recipe can be found at Delish

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