Christmas Margarita

The White Christmas Margarita is a festive twist on the classic margarita cocktail, often enjoyed during the holiday season. This cocktail brings a cheerful touch to any Christmas gathering, combining the traditional tangy lime flavor with the sweetness of coconut, adding a snow-like appeal to the drink’s presentation.

While the classic margarita originates from Mexico, this seasonal variation has no specific origin but rather is a modern creation designed to spread holiday cheer and incorporate winter themes into a popular beverage.


Serving the White Christmas Margarita adds an elegant touch to any holiday festivity. It pairs nicely with a variety of Christmas appetizers, such as shrimp cocktail, savory cheese balls, or mini quesadillas.

To complement its sweet flavor profile, consider serving it with spiced nuts or cranberry salsa with cream cheese on crackers. For a truly immersive experience, you could even coordinate a full Mexican-themed holiday feast featuring tamales or enchiladas.


Remember to garnish your glasses with sugar or coconut flakes to further enhance the wintry feel, and consider a sprig of mint or a cinnamon stick for an extra pop of holiday color and warmth.




  • – 1 (14-oz.) can unsweetened coconut milk
  • – 12 oz. silver tequila
  • – 8 oz. triple sec
  • – 1/2 cup lime juice, plus slices for garnish
  • – 2 cups ice
  • – ¼ cup fresh cranberries, for garnish
  • – 1 lime, sliced into rounds for garnish
  • – Mint sprigs, for garnish
  • – Sugar or coconut flakes, for rimming glasses


1. In a blender, combine the coconut milk, tequila, triple sec, lime juice, and ice. Blend until smooth.

2. If desired, rim glasses with lime wedge and dip in sugar or coconut flakes.
3. Pour the blended mixture into the prepared glasses.


4. Garnish with lime slices, fresh cranberries, and mint sprigs.

5. Serve immediately and enjoy the creamy, tropical flavors intermingled with the spirit of the holidays.


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