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Killer Margaritas Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Carmela Salazar - Attorney's Office
Added: Thursday, March 22, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/2 oz Sauza (or other good tequilla)
1/2 oz Cointreau (better than Triple Sec!)
2 c sugar
1 c water
2 1/2 cups freshly squeezed lime juice
1/4 c freshly squeezed orange juice
coarse salt (for rim of glass)

Directions:
Directions:
First, make a bar syrup by mixing 2 c sugar to 1 c water in a saucepan and bring to a boil slowly, stir constantly to dissolve the sugar completely. Cool. Pour juices into a pitcher and add the bar syrup. Chill this mixture until ready for cocktails.

Rub the rim of an old fashioned (10 oz) glass with fresh lime and dip in salt to coat rim. Fill the glass with ice. Measure the Tequilla and Cointreau into the glass and top off with juice/syrup mixture. Stir and enjoy!

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
These are great with Mexican food!

 

 

 

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