Thanksgiving dinner prep can be stressful, but why not lighten the workload with simple yet delicious cocktail recipes! Simple and cocktails are two words I loved paired together!
Here are some easy Thanksgiving Drink Recipes that may trump the turkey by mom, cookbook author and celebrity chef Marcela Valladolid, star of hit Food Network show ‘Mexican Made Easy.’ Marcela has partnered with Sauza Tequila to create easy-to-make, fresh tasting margaritas at home—no fancy tools and no exotic ingredients!
CRANBERRY MINT MARGARITA:
As families gather for Thanksgiving festivities, cranberries seem to be on everyone’s plate. So why not have them in your glass as well?
16 oz. cranberry/raspberry juice
8 oz. lemon/lime soda
6 oz. Sauza Silver Tequila
8 mint leaves for garnish
Combine all ingredients except mint leaves in a pitcher. Serve over ice and garnish with two mint leaves.
Ingredients – Serves 4:
3 ½ cups apple juice
1 cinnamon stick
2 cups dried fruit of your choice
2 tbs granulated sugar
4 shot glasses Sauza Silver Tequila
Combine apple juice and cinnamon in a heavy pot. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer for 10 minutes. Remove cinnamon stick carefully. Add sugar, dried fruit, and tequila. Mix well. Serve warm.
Nothing like a little trial before turkey day, let me know what you think if you sample it!