Beat the heat with a slushy cocktail guaranteed to cool you off while the grill heats up.
Mint Margarita SlushieA super simple slushie like this one is the perfect remedy to beat the summer heat.
Grapefruit MargaritasRuby red grapefruit juice gives this margarita a blushing pink hue, and the more you add, the richer the color will be. Add frozen limeade concentrate for a refreshing punch of flavor, without all that squeezing. You can even make this recipe the day before your party. Just freeze until your guests arrive and then all you need to do is stir, serve, and enjoy!
Frozen Cranberry-Moonshine LemonadeWith this drink, you can enjoy your favorit holiday flavors all summer long! Just make sure you prepare the cranberry-moonshine mixture ahead of time because it has to stand and room temperature for three days. Then serve and enjoy!
Frozen Peach Old FashionedTry this fun twist on a classic cocktail. Served ice cold, these refreshing cocktails will keep your summer party guests cool!
Icy Vanilla-Rum Malted Milkshakeazzle guests with this made-to-order icy beverage that couldn't be easier. Kids will love these milkshakes, too; just be sure to nix the liquor.
Limoncello MojitoLimoncello Mojito is a citrusy new take on the classic cocktail. This refreshing concoction is perfect for the dog days of summer.
Guilt-Free Piña ColadasThis guilt-free cocktail recipe is perfect so satisfy your thirst on a hot summer day. Now if only it could come with a side of beach.
Cherry-Peach SangriaThis wonderfully refreshing cocktail combines cherries, peaches, and a couple sprigs of fresh basil. Watch out--you and your summer party guests won't be able to put these drinks down!
Peach FuzziesServe this festive drink at an early afternoon barbecue. Frozen pink lemonade concentrate gives the drink its color and its sweet-tart flavor base. Add vodka, water, and ripe peaches for extra sweetness, then process with crushed ice.
Porter FloatMake a simple adults-only float using vanilla ice cream, creamy porter or stout, and a flavorful garnish of fresh raspberries and mint sprigs. Enjoy with a spoon, or take it out by the pool with you and let it thaw into a melty dessert drink.
Sweet Tea Mint JulepsThis drink features the best of two classic Southern drinks: the mint julep and sweet tea. Sip on one of these cool cocktails on a warm summer day while sitting in a rocking chair on your front porch.
Minty Lime Frozen MojitoThese gorgeous lime mojitos call for Key lime-flavored rum, frozen limeade, and a sprinkling of fresh mint leaves.
Frozen White ChocolateDrink your dessert with this decadent milkshake-for-adults. It features white chocolate liqueur, Irish cream liqueur, crème de cacao, and plenty of vanilla ice cream.
Raspberry Summer FreezeFour ingredients, ice and a blender are all you need to fill you glass with this frosty cocktail.
Kiwi ColadaRing in summer by combining all the fun flavors of the season. Midori (melon-flavored liqueur) and cream of coconut add a taste of the tropics to the pineapple concoction. Use green kiwi for a tangy flavor, or substitute golden kiwi for a sweeter taste.
Piña ColadaSkip the storebought colada mix and whip up your own with chopped fresh pineapple, rum, fresh lime juice, cream of coconut, and pineapple juice.
Frosty Raspberry-Lime MargaritaHave a little fun with your traditional margarita recipe by adding fresh raspberry and lime flavors.
Frozen Lemonade with Coconut RumOne reviewer had this to say: “Made this for my husband's Jan. 1st birthday party for 30 guests. Since we live in the Florida Keys, I figured it could be served year round. It was the hit drink of the party—couldn't make them fast enough! Even the men were drinking them, and all the rest of the drinks were hardly touched. New favorite tropical drink. -KeysBet
Frozen Cranberry MargaritosA mojito traditionally uses rum; here we use tequila instead, hence the fun title. Dip rims of glasses in lime juice and a mixture of equal parts kosher salt and sugar for a twist on salt-rimmed glasses.
Brandy ShakesBrandy Shakes, made from high-quality vanilla ice cream and brandy, are a super simple way to cool down and relax on hot summer afternoons.
Orange-Cream RefresherReminiscent of creamsicles, this icy beverage is sure to envoke a bit of sweet nostalgia in your party guests.
Watermelon BelliniWhip up Watermelon Bellini for a refreshing sipper--plus any summer melon will work. For a nonalcoholic option, replace the sparkling wine with sparkling white grape juice, sparkling cider, or club soda.
Honeydew-Kiwi DaiquirisA pitcher of slushy daiquiris is a great way to start the weekend. You'll use about half of the melon for this recipe and the rest in Sunday's fruit salad.
Blueberry-Mint Frozen GimletJuicy blueberries and fresh mint leaves make a perfect partnership in this frozen cocktail. Just load everything in a blender and whir until frosty.