Pepper Jelly Margarita

Pepper Jelly Margaritas are a southern-style Margarita made with green pepper jelly- one of my favorite condiments. The sweet and tangy pepper jelly turns it into a sweet heat treat.

Pepper Jelly Margarita

 

When it comes to a homemade cocktail, you really can’t go wrong with a Margarita.

Green Pepper Jelly Margarita- The sweet and tangy pepper jelly turns it into a sweet heat treat.

Pepper Jelly Margarita - a southern-style Margarita made with green pepper jelly.

With its green color, Pepper Jelly Margaritas are the perfect margarita for Christmas.

Pepper Jelly Margarita - a southern-style Margarita made with green pepper jelly.

The recipe, which is from the November  2012 issue of Southern Living Magazine, is an easy mixture of tequila, lime juice, orange liqueur (I use Triple Sec or Cointreau), powdered sugar, and green pepper jelly.

Pepper Jelly Margarita - a southern-style Margarita made with green pepper jelly.

The only hard part is squeezing all the limes.

And I don’t know what it is, but lately every time I make Margaritas, I forget to salt the rims. I’m going to remember next time, I promise.

Pepper Jelly Margarita- a southern-style Margarita made with green pepper jelly.

For Pepper Jelly, I like to use Braswell’s Jelly Green Pepper. You can spread the leftover pepper jelly on a block of cream cheese for an easy appetizer or snack.

Pepper Jelly Margarita - a southern-style Margarita made with green pepper jelly.

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Pepper Jelly Margarita
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Pepper Jelly Margarita

Pepper Jelly Margaritas are a southern-style Margarita made from green pepper jelly. The sweet and tangy pepper jelly gives them a nice sweet heat.

Course: Cocktail
Cuisine: Southern
Servings: 4
Calories: 364 kcal
Author: Christin Mahrlig
Ingredients
  • 1 cup tequila
  • 1 cup lime juice
  • 1/2 cup orange liqueur, I use Triple Sec or Cointreau
  • 1/3 cup powdered sugar
  • 1/4 cup green pepper jelly
Instructions
  1. Place all ingredients in a large pitcher and stir with a whisk until sugar and pepper jelly are dissolved.
  2. Fill cocktail shaker with ice and pour desired amount of Margarita mixture into shaker. Cover with lid and shake well for about 30 seconds. Strain into chilled glasses with salted rims and serve.
Nutrition Facts
Pepper Jelly Margarita
Amount Per Serving
Calories 364
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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