Fun, Festive & Simple NYE Cocktails

by Eco18

Since tomorrow’s New Year’s Eve, we thought what better time to put together a list of our favorite festive cocktails for the New Year!

 

For the evening:

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http://ripandtan.jennikayne.com/cocktail-of-the-day-the-tequila-healer/

The Tequila Healer from Jenni Kayne

Let’s face it, if it’s New Year’s Eve we’re going to need all of the healing we can get. Why not start the night before?

 

For the remainder of the night:

Recipe & Image via Pineapple & Coconut Blog

Recipe & Image via Pineapple & Coconut Blog

 

Pineapple Coconut Champagne Cocktail

-Organic Pineapple Juice

-Organic Coconut Juice

-Champagne or Prosecco

-Simple Syrup

-Shredded Coconut

Pour a small amount of simple syrup on a plate and dip the top of the champagne glass into it, then dip into a plate of shredded coconut. Fill the glass with 1½ ounces of each pineapple and coconut juice, then the rest of the way with champagne and serve!

 

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R.S.V.P. Cocktail Skinny Sparkling Miami Breeze

-Champagne

-1/2 packet R.S.V.P. Cocktail Skinny Miami Breeze Packet

The simplest of them all and it’s zero calories and zero sugar, so you can get those New Year’s dieting resolutions started early! Simply mix half a packet of the Miami Breeze R.S.V.P. Cocktail Skinny to add a bit of flavor with a glass of champagne and serve!

 

 

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Recipe & Image via Gimme Some Oven Blog

 

Sparkling Margarita

-1 ½ cups fresh lime juice

-1 cup tequila

-1 cup Triple Sec or Cointreau

-1 bottle of champagne

-lime wedges

-salt

Stir together lime juice, tequila and Triple Sec to make the margarita base. Prep the margarita glasses (or even champagne glasses if your feeling festive!) by running a lime around the edged then dipping in a plate of salt. Pour 1/3 of the margarita mix into the glass and fill the rest with champagne. Top with a lime wedge and serve!

 

Holiday-Mule

Recipe & Image via Home Sweet Jones Blog

 

Holiday Mule

 

1/2oz simple syrup

1/2oz unsweetened cranberry juice

1 ½oz gin or vodka

2oz chilled ginger beer

1 rosemary sprig

Orange Slice

Sugared Cranberries

Combine simple syrup, cranberry juice and gin in the traditional copper mule mug. Pour over ice and top with ginger beer. Garnish with rosemary, orange wedge and sugared cranberries.

 

For the next day:

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http://foodpluswords.com/2012/05/spicy-heirloom-bloody-marys-with-pepper-infused-vodka/

Spice Heirloom Bloody Mary’s with Pepper Infused Vodka from foodpluswords 

A little hair of the dog anyone?

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