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Blue Ribbon Drink Recipes

What better way to whet your whistle than with these crafty, satisfying cocktails, smoothies, punches, homemade coffee and ice cream drinks?! Mmm... kick back, relax and enjoy.

Two glasses of Cuban Sangria.

Cuban Sangria

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By April Alvarez
Since I'm married to a Cuban, this is a holiday drink in our household.
(9 ratings)
Glasses of The Ultimate Margarita.

Bonnie's: The Ultimate Blue Ribbon Margarita

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By BonniE !
This is the best margarita you will ever drink! It took a while to fine-tune ...
(49 ratings)
Glasses of Southern Sweet Tea.

Southern Sweet Tea

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By Debby DeRousse
I love iced tea. I think I cut my teeth on iced tea. I drink ...
(20 ratings)
Glasses filled with Picnic Lemonade.

Picnic Lemonade

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By Robin Poindexter
Hot, humid summers in the heartland call for a refreshing beverage. My recipe.
(3 ratings)
Two glasses of Homemade Holiday Eggnog.

Homemade Holiday Eggnog

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By Francine Lizotte
Rich and creamy, this Homemade Holiday Eggnog is sure to please everyone! Sprinkle on some ...
(1 rating)
Peppermint Marshmallows on a platter and in hot chocolate.

Peppermint Marshmallows

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By Joey Wolf
Need a use for those leftover candy canes? Do you like peppermint cocoa? Try this ...
(3 ratings)
Fresh Lemonade Syrup used to make lemonade.

Fresh Lemonade Syrup

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By Amy Croyle
I got this recipe from my mom a few years ago and since then I ...
(8 ratings)
Two Kahlua Mocha Frappes ready to drink.

Kahlua Mocha Frappe

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By Mary Lee
Mmm mmm good! Great couples drink.
(6 ratings)
Two cups of Grown-Up Hot Chocolate.

Grown-up Hot Chocolate

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By Echo Day
In the amount of time it would normally take to microwave the water, mix in ...
(3 ratings)
Two glasses of Holiday Toddy.

Holiday Toddy

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By 'Ria Murphy
Gramma used to do something like this with red wine during the holidays, but I ...
(3 ratings)
Two glasses of Skinny Eggnog with whipped cream on top.

Skinny Eggnog

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By Nor Mac
This is really good if you like eggnog but don't like the fat. This is ...
(7 ratings)
Glasses of Hot Cranberry Orange Cider.

Hot Cranberry Orange Cider

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By Teressa Drenth
Developed this for all the different guests we had over the holidays. It's perfect ...
(3 ratings)
Mexican Rice Milk, Horchata Mexicana poured into two glasses.

Mexican Rice Milk, Horchata Mexicana

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By Juliann Esquivel
This rice drink is both refreshing and delicious. It is made with rice, almonds, cinnamon, ...
(9 ratings)
A glass of Grilled Lemonade.

Grilled Lemonade

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By Kitchen Crew
Sweet, tart, and easy to make at home, lemonade is a delicious way to cool ...
(1 rating)
Caramel Apple Cider with whipped cream on top.

Caramel Apple Cider

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By Jody Farmer
A great drink on those cold days.
(20 ratings)
Two glasses of The Perfect Red Sangria.

The Perfect Red Sangria

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By Melissa Royal
I love red wine sangria, so I have tried making it several different ways. I ...
(3 ratings)
Watermelon Lime Frosty Margaritas.

Watermelon Lime Frosty/margarita

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By CC MCCART-FROST
Definitely an adult beverage if you add the alcohol. If you don't like tequila you ...
(2 ratings)
Two glasses of Strawberry Lime Slush.

Strawberry Lime Slush

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By A Q
If you love tangy and sweet strawberries this is for you! This is an adult ...
(2 ratings)
Glasses of Watermelon Mint Lemonade.

Watermelon Mint Lemonade

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By Debbie W
Nothing says summer more than watermelon. The sweetness of the watermelon and lemon complement each ...
(4 ratings)
Pina Colada Slush garnished with fresh fruit.

Pina Colada Slush

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By Family Favorites
If you're having a cookout or a party this summer, greet your guests with a ...
(4 ratings)
Two glasses of Hot Chocolate Peppermint Mocha.

Hot Chocolate Peppermint Mocha

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By Cathy Nunn
This is sort of a "copy-cat" recipe... Have you ever tried McDonald's Hot Chocolate Peppermint ...
(3 ratings)
Two glasses of Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog).

Coquito (puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)

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By Rebecca Figueroa
This is a very typical, traditional Puerto Rican drink served during the holidays. It can ...
(10 ratings)
Two glasses of Rose Sangria.

Rose Sangria

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By Theodora Stamelakos
My favorite summer breeze refreshment drink!
(2 ratings)
Best Bloody Mary served with a salt rim.

Best Bloody Mary

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By Jennifer Scott
During my bartending days, my co-tender and I would have drink competitions during the slow ...
(2 ratings)
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