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Frozen Cherry Margaritas

When summer rolls around, I start thinking about all the fun drinks I can whip up to stay cool. This frozen cherry margarita is a favorite of mine. It's so delicious, and the deep red color is amazing. —Crystal Jo Bruns, Iliff, Colorado
  • Total Time
    Prep/Total Time: 15 min.
  • Makes
    4 servings

Ingredients

  • Lime wedges
  • Kosher salt
  • 1 cup cherry juice blend
  • 4 ounces tequila
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 1 package (12 ounces) frozen pitted dark sweet cherries
  • Honey, optional

Directions

  • Using lime wedges, moisten the rims of 4 margarita or cocktail glasses. Set aside lime wedges for garnish. Sprinkle salt on a plate; hold each glass upside down and dip rim into salt. Set aside. Discard remaining salt on plate.
  • In a blender, combine the cherry juice, tequila, lime juice, cherries and, if desired, honey to sweeten to taste; cover and process until blended. Pour into prepared glasses. Garnish with the lime wedges. Serve immediately.
Nutrition Facts
3/4 cup: 155 calories, 0 fat (0 saturated fat), 0 cholesterol, 3mg sodium, 23g carbohydrate (16g sugars, 1g fiber), 1g protein.

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