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White Christmas Margarita

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Our perfectly blended white Christmas margarita combines cream of coconut and silver tequila to create a creamy seasonal cocktail!

Seasonal drinks are a big thing in our kitchen. About a week ago, we shared an eggnog martini. We also have Thanksgiving drinks like a pumpkin martini and Valentine’s cocktails like our raspberry martini.

Today, Kim has prepared a special holiday margarita that I’m sure you’ll adore. It an icy twist on a Summertime favorite made with the flavors of coconut and lime.

When it’s properly garnished with lime and cranberries, the drink is both eye catching and delicious.

White christmas margaritas served in cocktail glasses.
All you need is sanding sugar and fresh limes to rim the glasses.

How to make a white Christmas margarita:

First, start by rimming the glasses with lime wedges. Afterward, sprinkle the sanding sugar onto a plate.

Next, dip the rim of each glass into the sugar and then set the glasses aside. After that, place your countertop blender on a sturdy surface. Pour in the cream of coconut.

Top-down view of the cream of coconut in a blender.
For our cocktail, we used Coco Lopez Cream of Coconut.

Now, add about 7 to 8 cups of ice. Measure out and add the silver tequila, lime juice, triple sec, and chilled simple syrup.

If you want to make your own syrup in advance, then check out our homemade simple syrup recipe.

Then, pulse the blender until the mixture is smooth and creamy.

Ice and tequila added to the cream of coconut.
The blended ice will give the cocktail a snowy appearance.

Last, pour about 1 cup of the Christmas margarita mix into each glass. Garnish with a lime wedge and a few fresh cranberries.

Serve immediately and enjoy responsibly! That’s it, your white Christmas margaritas are done! Kim and I wish you all the best this holiday season 🙂

The ingredients have been blended into a cocktail.
Keep blending the drink until it’s smooth and creamy.

White Christmas Margarita Recipe Tips:

  • I don’t recommend making these Winter margaritas in advance. Once the ice starts to melt, they may separate.
  • Rimming the glasses is an optional step, so don’t feel like you have to do it.
  • Don’t buy cheap tequila. It’s a liquor that can be harsh to some people; especially, if it’s bottom shelf.
A top-down view of the garnished frozen margarita.
This cocktail has all the colors of the holiday season!

Other cocktail recipes you may enjoy:

The seasonal margaritas served in cocktail glasses.

White Christmas Margarita

Yield: 7 Cups
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Total Time: 10 minutes

Our perfectly blended white Christmas margarita combines cream of coconut and silver tequila to create a creamy seasonal cocktail!


For the Drinks:

  • 7-8 Cups Ice
  • 15 Ounces Cream of Coconut, (We used Cocoa Lopez.)
  • 12 Ounces Silver Tequila
  • 4 Ounces Lime Juice
  • 4 Ounces Triple Sec
  • 4 Ounces Simple Syrup, chilled

For the Rim:

  • Lime Wedges
  • Sanding Sugar

For Garnish:

  • Lime Slices
  • Fresh Cranberries


Before beginning, make sure your blender has the capacity to hold 7-8 cups of liquid. This recipe makes a large amount and takes up a lot of space in the blender.

Run a lime wedge around the rim of the glass, then dip the rim into the sanding sugar. Set aside.

Place all the ingredients into a high powered blender. Blend just until the ice is broken down and smooth. Pour the margaritas into individual glasses, and garnish with lime slices and fresh cranberries.

Serve immediately.


The calories listed are an approximation based on the ingredients in the recipe card and a serving size of 1-cup of the white Christmas margarita. Actual calories will vary. More information and tips, please refer to the post,

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Nutrition Information:
Yield: 7 Serving Size: 1 cup
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 470Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 18gTrans Fat: 1gUnsaturated Fat: 7gCholesterol: 72mgSodium: 73mgCarbohydrates: 26gFiber: 2gSugar: 20gProtein: 2g

*The calories are an estimate and are based on the ingredients and serving size listed. The calories can vary depending on the brand of product purchased.

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