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The refreshing combination of muddled fresh basil and sweet pear-flavored vodka and nectar can't be beat. Pear-Basil Sipper is the "pearfect" pick for holiday entertaining or even a summertime libation.

Recipe by Southern Living December 2011

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Credit: Ralph Anderson; Styling: Buffy Hargett

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hands-on:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Yield:
Makes 1 serving
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Muddle basil leaves and sugar in a cocktail shaker. Add crushed ice, pear nectar, and pear-flavored vodka. Cover with lid, and shake vigorously until thoroughly chilled (about 30 seconds). Pour into a glass, and top with lemon-lime soft drink. Garnish, if desired.

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