3 “Must Mix” Cocktails for New Year’s Eve

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Now, we all know that any good New Year’s Eve party is incomplete with a bottle of champagne…or 20…but even bubbly can get boring after a few hours.  Impress your guests by mixing up a few tasty sippers that will keep them partying all night long! Here are 3 that I definitely plan to try this New Year’s Eve!


1. Peach Champagne Punch

Try this fruit bubbly at a New Years party or other swanky affair.
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Ingredients

* 2 C. of peach schnapps
* 1 bottle of champagne (chilled)
* 1 2-liter bottle of 7-Up (chilled)
* Assorted frozen fruit (strawberries, raspberries, peaches, etc.)

Directions

Mix peach schnapps, champagne and 7-Up in a punch bowl and place the frozen fruit to float on top of the punch. Or you could make an ice ring with the fruit and float it.


2. Pomegranate Fizz

This cocktail is fruity, fizzy, and classy all at once!
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Ingredients

* 6 Tbs. pomegranate seeds
* 1 bottle champagne, chilled
* 1 C. pomegranate juice, chilled

Directions

Put 1 teaspoon pomegranate seeds into 6 cocktail glasses or champagne flutes.  Combine champagne and pomegranate juice in a pitcher and pour into cocktail glasses.  Serve.


3. New Year’s Punch

Serve this concoction at your next New Year’s party and everyone is sure to have a happy time!

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Ingredients

* 1/2 C. white sugar
* 2 C. orange juice
* 2/3 C. lemon juice
* 1 4 oz. jar maraschino cherries, with juice
* 1 bottle light rum
* 1 orange, sliced into rounds
* 1 lemon, sliced into rounds
* 1 8 oz. can pineapple chunks
* 1 liter carbonated water
* Ice

Directions

In a punch bowl, combine sugar, orange juice, and lemon juice. Stir until sugar dissolves. Add cherries, light rum, orange slices, lemon slices, and pineapple chunks. Refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours to allow flavors to blend. Pour in carbonated water, and add ice just before serving.

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