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.


Hot Toddy

By Myra Bennett
Although spring has sprung in parts of the Midwest, a late round of flu and bad...

Mary Berry Smoothie

By M L
This is my go-to breakfast. I like using blueberries and strawberries, but any combination of...

Coquito (Puerto Rican Coconut Eggnog)

By Rebecca Figueroa
This is a very typical, traditional Puerto Rican drink served during the holidays. It can be...

Orange Julius

By Sharon Willhite
This is such an easy drink to make and is a big hit. Great flavor.

Ginger Lemonade

By Diane Swan
This is so refreshing on a hot summer day. If you want to dress this...

Santa's Special Hot Cocoa

By Jennifer Smith
I like to serve this with Candy canes in the mugs!

Southern Sweet Tea

By Debby DeRousse
I love iced tea. I think I cut my teeth on iced tea. I drink it...

Old Virginia Wassail Cider

By Yvonne Corbett
This is a good drink anytime , but especially at the holidays. Great for cold...

Caramel Mocha Frappe

By Jan Mullikin
If you like the popular fast-food frappe, you'll like this recipe. You make the mix, keep...

Wannabe Frosty

By Catherine Haury
A tasty recipe passed to me by a friend. My daughter and I love these,...

Orange Julius

By Sarah Carlson
If you like the Orange Julius from the store then this is one I made and...

BONNIE'S: THE ULTIMATE MARGARITA

By BonniE !
This is the best margarita you will ever drink! It took a while to fine-tune this...

Pumpkin Spice Mochaccino Mix

By Michelle Antonacci
When I went out to Amish Country they had a Pumpkin Cappuccino mix that we just...

Sparkling Cranberry Punch

By Jane Whittaker
Years ago I spotted a pretty punch bowl in an antique store, and fell in love...

Cappuccino Blocks

By S I
Swirl these into a mug of hot milk for a tasty espresso steamer.

GOLDEN OREO MILK SHAKE

By CHRISTINE CIANCI
Actually, I am the only 1 who would drink this. To me, it is very easy...

Picnic Lemonade

By Robin Poindexter
Hot, humid summers in the heartland call for a refreshing beverage. My recipe.

Homemade Quick Root Beer

By Robin Poindexter
my mom recipe.it is sooo!good

Pomegranate Frost

By S I
I got this recipe from my Holiday Entertaining cookbook. This juice combination is so tasty...

Cayden's Carribean Cooler

By cayden stillwell
I wanted a to make dessert and decided on a smoothie. My grandma said...

Pineapple Buttermilk Smoothie

By Debbie Thurmond
This is a great way to get your day kicked off. My husband and I...

Amanda's Brazilian Lemonade

By Amanda G
My husband fell in love with the lemonade at a Brazilian restaurant & I set out...

Orange Lemonade

By cheryl wu
In the summer, I thought of making lemonade but I wanted something better than regular lemonade....

On the Beach

By NIKKI SMITH
This drink can be an alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage. You can also make this a kids...
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