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Dec 3, 201204:23 PMThe Telegraph

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The Office Party & Mistletoe Margarita: Tequila Cocktail Recipes for the Holidays

Dec 3, 2012 - 04:23 PM
The Office Party & Mistletoe Margarita: Tequila Cocktail Recipes for the Holidays

Photo credit: Hornitos Tequila

The holidays are just around the corner and ‘tis the season to start celebrating winter’s pleasures — especially when it comes to your favorite cocktails. Whether it’s holiday folly with family and friends or festive functions with coworkers, Sauza and Hornitos tequilas have the ultimate holiday hooch recipes. These two recipes are sure to enhance everyone’s “spirits” this winter. Cheers, or, in this case: Salud!

The Office Party

1 1Ž2 parts Hornitos Plata Tequila
1 part fresh lime juice
1Ž2 part ginger syrup
1Ž2 part Grenadine
Red bell pepper
Lime wedge

Muddle red bell pepper in mixing glass to extract juice.  Mix all other ingredients and shake gently.  Strain over ice and garnish with a wedge of lime.  If making shots, shake vigorously and strain into shot glasses.

Mistletoe Margarita, Serves 4

16 ounces of cranberry juice
6 ounces of Sauza Blue 100% Agave Tequila
8 mint leaves for garnish
8 ounces lemon soda

Combine all ingredients except mint leaves in a pitcher. Serve each glass with 2 mint leaves. Serve cold or iced. If you want to rim the glasses with sugar before pouring the margaritas. Run a lime wedge around the edge of the glass and then dip the rim of the glass in a plate of sugar.

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