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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 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)
Authentic Irish Coffee ready to be enjoyed.

Authentic Irish Coffee

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By Carolyn Haas
This is a replica of the coffee served at the Shannon Airport in Ireland. It ...
(7 ratings)
A big cup of Holiday Hot Cocoa with whipped cream on top.

Holiday Hot Cocoa

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By Pamela Dapice
This is a healthier version of a decadent, European hot chocolate. It's very thick, very ...
(2 ratings)
A glass of Spiced Christmas Tea.

Spiced Christmas Tea

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By Adrienne May
Another cherished Christmas recipe! Hope you and your family enjoy it.
(1 rating)
Hot Toddy with a lemon wedge.

Hot Toddy

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By Myra Bennett
Although spring has sprung in parts of the Midwest, a late round of flu and ...
(5 ratings)
Frozen Colorado Slush in a cup ready to serve.

Colorado Slush

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By Bonnie Porter
Everyone who has ever tasted this summertime icy drink loves it. I got this ...
(1 rating)
Cherry Lime Mojito in a glass.

Cherry Lime Mojito

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By Cara J Mastrangello
I used to work as a bartender and learned so many different cocktail combinations. Even ...
(2 ratings)
Virgin coconut mojito ready to serve.

Virgin Coco Mojito

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By Mikekey *
A non-alcoholic version of a coconut mojito. This uses Torani (or another brand) coconut flavor ...
(5 ratings)
Mint Julep in a pewter glass.

Mint Julep

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By Janice Splaha
I love to watch horse races and, of course, the Kentucky Derby is my favorite. ...
(1 rating)
Irish Coffee in a chocolate rimmed glass.

Irish Coffee By Nor

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By Nor Mac
With St. Paddy's Day around the corner, I decided to come up with a Baileys ...
(1 rating)
A small pitcher of spiced coffee creamer (fat free).

Spiced Coffee Creamer (fat-free)

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By Jennifer R
I'm always very sad when the grocery stores take the eggnog creamer off the shelf ...
(1 rating)
A caramel and mocha frappe in a glass with a straw.

Caramel Mocha Frappe

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By Jan Mullikin
If you like the popular fast-food frappe, you'll like this recipe. You make the mix, ...
(4 ratings)
Watermelon vodka slushes in a glass with a wedge of watermelon.

Watermelon Vodka Slush

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By Kristina Talkington
Such a light and refreshing drink! Great summer recipe!
(3 ratings)
Tropical wine slushy with a pineapple slice and cherry.

Tropical Wine Slushy

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By Lora DiGs
I love all fruit, so this slushy was made with ingredients I had on hand. ...
(3 ratings)
Ingredients poured over ice and garnished with lemon and cherries.

Lynchburg Lemonade

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By Debbie Morris
Really good in the summer with cookouts. Can be made individually or by the pitcher, ...
(2 ratings)
Frozen Blue Whale drink in a glass is an easy summer drink

Frozen Blue Whale

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By Kitchen Crew
This frozen Blue Whale recipe is the perfect summer drink! Cool, refreshing and oh-so-delicious, enjoy ...
(2 ratings)
Orange lemonade poured over ice with an orange slice garnish.

Orange Lemonade

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By Cheryl Wu
In the summer, I thought of making lemonade but I wanted something better than regular ...
(3 ratings)
A strawberry key lime smoothie in a glass garnished with a strawberry.

Strawberry Key Lime Smoothie

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By Sharon Whitley
It's that smoothie time of year. This recipe makes one serving. It is easy and ...
(2 ratings)
Peppermint Eggnog Punch in a bowl and glasses.

Peppermint Eggnog Punch

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By Dolores Furman
I have been making this since about 1970 when our boys were young and it ...
(2 ratings)
Holiday Spiced Cider poured into mugs.

Holiday Spiced Cider

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By Dawn Emel
So yummy!! My family loves this recipe, especially on a cold day.
(2 ratings)

Cumulus Cloud

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By Marcie Frazee
While thirsting for a cocktail one night I played around with some of my favorite ...
(1 rating)