Delicious Tequila Cocktails: The Best Margarita Recipes


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If you’re a Margarita fan, you will find one (or more) great new recipes here to try. We’ve got everything from a Spicy Salsa margarita to frozen margarita slushes. There’s several margarita on the rocks recipes here too.

We love a cold and refreshing Margarita on our Happy Hour Fridays! There’s nothing better to help unwind from a hectic week, and start to relax and head into the weekend.

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Why You Will Love These Best Margarita Recipes

Gosh, what’s not to love about a good margarita? If you’re a tequila lover like we are, it’s never a bad time to indulge in a delicious Margarita.

Read on for all the recipes and get ready to grab your cocktail shaker. 

Whether you’re hankering for something with the flavor of peach, strawberry, blackberry, blood orange or almost any other kind of fruit -we’ve got you!

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Peach Margarita

Refreshing and cold, this Peach Margarita Slush is just the ticket on a hot summer afternoon.

With a peach puree and some orange liqueur, these Peach Margarita Slushies are tasty and festive. Great for Cinco de Mayo parties and summer pool parties.

Plus, it’s super easy to whip up a whole pitcher full of these tasty cocktails.

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Poor Man’s Margarita

Limeade replaces margarita mix in this cocktail that is so easy to make.

Craving a margarita but don’t have the usual ingredients? Try this twist on the classic. If you’ve got limeade and tequila, give this drink a try. 

Another margarita recipe where it is so easy to double and triple the recipe. So, go ahead and make a whole pitcher full for your next party!

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Blue Melon Margarita

A pretty blue color and a light refreshing taste is what you’ll discover with this delicious Melon Margarita.

This Blue Melon Margarita is refreshing and colorful. It’s on the rocks, made with blueberry margarita mix and honeydew melon syrup. Just add your favorite tequila!

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Italian Margarita

Love amaretto? This cocktail combines all the goodness of tequila and amaretto with orange juice to make a tasty drink.

Here’s an Olive Garden Copycat drink! This Italian Margarita is sweet and refreshing and what a beautiful color. Make this recipe in a cocktail shaker, then pour yourself a glass.

Kick back, relax and enjoy summer with this cold Italian drink.

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Blood Orange Margarita

The rich red color comes from using a blood orange in this pretty cocktail.

Rosy and cheerful with a sweet-tart flavor, a Blood Orange Margarita is an easy cocktail that can brighten your day. Any time of the year!

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Apple Cider Margarita

This delicious cocktail has a distinct apple flavor you are going to love.

Here’s a cocktail that will help make the perfect transition from Summer into Fall.

This Apple Cider Margarita brings out the very best in fall flavors with apple cider, tequila and triple sec.

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Salsa Sunset Margarita

If you’re on the hunt for a savory cocktail, this is the one!

“Perfectly balanced” describes this savory margarita.

Farm fresh red bell pepper and jalapeño juice muddled with fresh cilantro is added to añejo tequila, fresh squeezed lime, agave nectar, and sea salt in a fabulously fresh cocktail with savory, sweet, heat, and acidity.


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Grapefruit Margarita

The spicy rim and creative garnishes are the perfect way to top off the pretty drink.

This pink grapefruit margarita on the rocks is a tasty twist on the traditional margarita.

It’s made with fresh pink grapefruit juice, silver tequila, orange liqueur, lime juice, agave nectar, and a spicy tajin rim.

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Frozen Mango Margarita

You’ll love the tropical mango flavor of this yummy cocktail recipe.

Easy to make by the glass or the pitcher, these Mango Margaritas will get your party off to a great start.

Sweet and refreshing, these drinks are a twist on the classic cocktail.

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Spicy Mezcal Margarita

Looking for bold, tart, smoky and spicy? Give this drink a try!

These tart and spicy margaritas are made with a smoky mezcal, fresh lime juice and slices of Fresno chili!

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Rhubarb Margarita

Made with Rhubarb syrup, this is the perfect cocktail for a late Spring afternoon.

This refreshing rhubarb margarita is a delicious and beautiful twist on a classic margarita!

It has the perfect balance of tart and sweet flavors that are enhanced even more with the rhubarb simple syrup.

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Beetlejuice Margarita

These Beetlejuice margaritas are going to be a hit at your Halloween party!

Looking for a fun Margarita for Scary Movie Night? Whip up a batch of these Beetlejuice cocktails – they are so easy to make and your guests will love them. 

Or, enjoy on Halloween night after the trick and treating are over and the kids are in bed! 

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Passion Fruit Margarita

Looking for a unique marg? Try this one with Mezcal and passion fruit juice.

This Passion Fruit Margarita recipe is sweet and sour thanks to the passion fruit and lime, with a hint of smokiness achieved by substituting mezcal in place of tequila!

Perfect for enjoying all summer.

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Margarita Flight

These fruit mixed drink recipes use blanco tequila and a variety of fruit juices.

Create your very own margarita flight with different flavored margaritas of your choice.

This alcoholic flight recipe would be perfect for a themed party or to celebrate a special occasion.


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Spicy Orange Margarita

Garnish this cocktail with a slice of orange and lime, then add a slice of unseeded pepper!

Striking the ideal harmony of salty, sweet, and spicy flavors, this Spicy Orange Margarita is infused with orange liqueur.

It’s sure to captivate the taste buds of any margarita enthusiast!

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Margarita Smoothie

Drizzle the top of this silver tequila smoothie with raspberry sauce on top!

Next time you’re blending up your favorite smoothie, tip some tequila in there.

This boozy margarita smoothie is the perfect cocktail to serve with brunch!

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Raspberry Margarita

Use either fresh or frozen raspberries in this fruity drink.

Bright, fruity, and fresh, this raspberry margarita is the perfect happy hour drink!

Make it frozen or on-the-rocks for a colorful and refreshing cocktail.

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Why choose one or the other? Just make a CoronaRita instead!

A CoronaRita is simply defined as, “an overturned bottle of Corona draining into a margarita.” Works for me, how about you?

Make yours at home, these CoronaRita Margarita Beer Cocktails have a mini “Coronita” turned upside down into a slushy margarita.

Perfect when you can’t decide between a margarita and an icy cold Corona.

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Hibiscus Mezcal Margarita

A Tajin rim, Mezcal and hibiscus syrup come together for this oh so pretty cocktail!

Hibiscus margaritas with mezcal are the perfect balance of sweet, tart, and smoky.

And you can make them in just five minutes!

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Topo Chico Margarita

This Topo Chico Margarita may have less calories, but it’s bursting with flavor!

This easy skinny Topo Chico Margarita uses a few clean ingredients so you can enjoy your margarita without all the calories and sugar.

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Lemonade Margarita

This citrusy margarita is perfect for summer afternoon cocktail hour!

If you’re looking for a quick cocktail you can shake up in a jiffy, look no further.

These crowd-pleasing Lemonade Margaritas have you reaching for just 3 ingredients!

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Blackberry Margarita

Top these Jalapeño Blackberry Margaritas with fresh blackberries on a skewer for a creative garnish.

Spicy and fruity, this Spicy Jalapeño Blackberry Margarita, will become your favorite!

Easy to make and easy to sip!

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Jalapeno Margarita

A spicy salted rim is the finishing touch for this tequila cocktail.

A Spicy Jalapeño Margarita is the perfect summertime drink. This upgraded marg is made with tequila, agave, fresh lime juice, and of course the star- that jalapeño.

It’s just the right balance of sweet and spicy, and is sure to “heat up” happy hour!

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Gin Margarita Fizz

This Gin Fizz Margarita is a refreshing twist, with gin in place of tequila.

Gin Margarita Fizz – a fresh new take on the traditional margarita using the classic Cointreau and fresh lime and substituting gin for tequila to make a Margatini – cheers!

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Texas Margarita

Here’s a recipe with a fun twist on the old classic!

This Texas Margarita comes together with tequila, lime juice, orange juice, triple sec, and agave nectar. It’s a refreshing drink, great for hot summer nights or your next party!

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Raspberry Lemonade Margarita

This Raspberry Lemonade margarita recipe is such a refreshing drink, it will definitely quench your thirst on a hot day.

This raspberry lemonade margarita recipe always gets compliments! This frozen drink is the perfect amount of sweet and tart.

If you’re craving a homemade margarita, this one is so refreshing and perfect for summer!

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Pink Lemonade Margarita

Tangy and sweet, the pretty color of this cocktail makes this a great choice for spring and summer parties.

Sip into summer with this pink lemonade margarita recipe! A perfect blend of tangy pink lemonade and smooth tequila, this refreshing drink is ideal for sunny days and festive gatherings.

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Strawberry Lime Margarita

Made with Jose Cuervo Tequila Silver, this margarita has such a beautiful color.

This vibrant, zesty strawberry lime margarita bursts with refreshing flavors, making it a perfect, joyous blend for any occasion!

Its luscious, ruby-red hue invites you into a world of exquisite taste.

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Best Margarita Recipes

Now that you’ve discovered all of these delicious best Margarita recipes, which one will you try first? Any of these fantastic mixed margaritas will make a refreshing and tasty addition to your summer Happy Hour.

Or serve as signature drinks at your next party. Whether you make just one or two, or you whip up a large pitcher of Margaritas, you will be sure to enjoy this best margarita recipe collection!

This article originally appeared on CocktailsAndAppetizers and was syndicated by MediaFeed.

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