Tequila Drinks

High-end tequilas are all about sipping, but tequila cocktails are another story. From tequila sunrise to tequila sangria, these easy recipes for tequila cocktails might entice you to guzzle -- but take them slow and enjoy the sweet flavors.

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Burning Love Cocktail

The Food Channel

Light a fire to evening with this flaming cocktail featuring the favorite south-of-the border spirit: tequila, of course. It's an especially good choice in 2010, the Mexican Bicentenial year. This drink will be a real crowd pleaser whenever you serve it.

Total: 3 mins

Margarita

Better Homes and Gardens

Pull out the cocktail shaker and add the key ingredients to this Mexican drink: tequila, lime juice, and orange liqueur. Cointreau is a popular orange liqueur.

Total: 10 mins

Spicy Tequila Sunrise

Agave In The Raw®

This innocent-looking drink packs a sizzling kick of jalapeno pepper. If desired, topping it off with club soda adds sparkle rarely found in tequila drinks.

Sangrita

Better Homes and Gardens

The proper way to enjoy this Southwestern Bloody Mary is as follows: take alternate sips of Sangrita and tequila, then bite a lime wedge to cleanse the palate.

Tequila Lime Pie

Ladies' Home Journal

Mansion Margaritas

Better Homes and Gardens

Icy Holiday Margaritas

Better Homes and Gardens

Cranberry-raspberry juice gives these festive cocktails their bright red color. Serve these frosty drinks at your next party.

Total: 10 mins

Salty Chihuahua

EatingWell

This thirst-quenching cocktail was said to be created by a bartender from Chihuahua, Mexico, in the 1940s.

Total: 10 mins

Margarita Pops

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Tequila-Marinated Chicken Thighs

Better Homes and Gardens

Ginger Peach Margaritas

Better Homes and Gardens

Aromatic fresh ginger lends its signature flavor to these inspired frozen cocktails, a celebration of the juicy, succulent peach. When buying peaches, look for intensely fragrant fruit that gives slightly to palm pressure. Avoid those with signs of greening.

Total: 10 mins

Tequila Sunrise Ice Pops

Better Homes and Gardens

This ice pops recipe, made with tequila and fruit juices, is made for just for adults and is a refreshing treat to serve at parties.

Classic Margarita

The Food Channel

The margarita includes ingredients that should stimulate the four primary tastes: sweet, sour, salty and bitter. This recipe achieves a nice balance of these tastes.

Mango Margaritas

Heart-Healthy Living

For an alcohol-free drink, simply omit the tequila. The tropical fruit provides all the flavor you need.

Total: 15 mins

Marlene's Frozen Margarita Pie

Family Circle

When it's time to celebrate, whip up this tequila-spiked pie. It tastes like a creamy margarita in a graham cracker crust.

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