En Vogue is a light, summery, classically styled cocktail. Sure to be a crowd pleaser. - photo and cocktail recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin

15 Easy Tequila Drink Recipes to Try

Finding easy tequila drink recipes to serve guests will be a snap with this easy to scan list of tequila cocktails. Links to all drink recipes are in highlighted text. Or simply click on the photo to go directly to the post with drink recipe and description of the cocktail.

4 Tequila Cocktail Recipes

En Vogue is a light, summery, classically styled cocktail. Sure to be a crowd pleaser. - photo and cocktail recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin
En Vogue is a light, summery, classically styled cocktail. Sure to be a crowd pleaser. – photo and cocktail recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin

If you love the classic Hemingway Daiquiri, you might like the En Vogue tequila take on it. En Vogue is loosely based on the Papa Doble cocktail, but this time created with tequila lovers in mind.

My idea of the Perfect Margarita is it has to be easy to make, have as few ingredients as possible and has to taste amazing! – photo by Cheri Loughlin
My idea of the Perfect Margarita is it has to be easy to make, have as few ingredients as possible and has to taste amazing! – photo by Cheri Loughlin

My idea of Margarita perfection is this Simply Perfect Margarita. It’s ideal for easy party planning with tequila drink recipes in mind. Three ingredients plus garnish and it’s done. Fresh, easy, flavorful.

Quintessential Tequila Martini is a variation on the Maestro Martini without any spirit waste. – photo and recipe adaption by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist
Quintessential Tequila Martini is a variation on the Maestro Martini without any spirit waste. – photo and recipe adaption by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

The Quintessential Martini is a two ingredient super easy tequila drink recipe to add to your list of must try recipes. This recipe has been adapted from the Maestro Martini, created for Maestro Dobel Diamond Tequila.

Campari rocks Cinco de Mayo celebrations with this summertime Campari Margarita – photo by Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist
Campari rocks Cinco de Mayo celebrations with this summertime Campari Margarita – photo by Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

Easy tequila cocktail recipes don’t get any better than this… Campari, so delicious in the Negroni classic cocktail, rocks the Margarita world with the Campari Margarita!

2 Low Calorie Tequila Drink Recipes

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Margarita on the Rocks is a “make your own” skinny cocktail with only 82 calories – photo and drink recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin

Don’t pour your skinny cocktails from a bottle. Mix this low calorie Margarita on the Rocks with the tequila of your choice, triple sec and lime flavored sparkling water. Only 82 calories.

Camarena Tequila Caramel Apple Tequini tastes like a delcious caramel apple without the guilt. Only 111.5 calories – photo and recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist
Camarena Tequila Caramel Apple Tequini tastes like a delcious caramel apple without the guilt. Only 111.5 calories – photo and recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

The low calorie Caramel Apple Tequini tastes lush like a decadent caramel apple, yet it weighs in at only 111.5 calories! Low calorie tequila cocktails never tasted so good!

4 On the Rocks Tequila Drinks

Lunar Leprechaun uses Melon Liqueur for a new color and new flavor take on the traditional Margarita. – photo and recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist
Lunar Leprechaun uses Melon Liqueur for a new color and new flavor take on the traditional Margarita. – photo and recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

The Lunar Leprechaun and Lucky Tart were both created specifically with St. Patrick’s Day in mind, but have always been guest favorites at all tequila related holidays. Both contain Melon Liqueur, but Lucky Tart also has Sour Apple Pucker. Pucker up and enjoy!

Pearl Margarita
Pearl Margarita is one of my old favorite Margaritas with jalepeno stuffed olives garnish – photo and recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

One of my favorite margaritas from forever ago combines lemon and lime juice, uses both agave nectar and Cointreau and skips on traditional lime wheel garnish. The Pearl Margarita uses jalepeno stuffed olives as garnish. Yum!! Serve over ice or as a cocktail.

Camarena Tequila Cardamom Tequila Punch
Camarena Tequila Cardamom Punch uses an easy to make specialty syrup that your guests will love! Make the punch ahead of time for easy serve and easy entertaining. – photo and drink recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

Looking for easy tequila drink recipes for a crowd? Look no further! Camarena Cardamom Tequila Punch will make your punch bowl pop with delicious flavor. Your guests will keep coming back for more and beg for the recipe.

Camarena Tequila Mariachi Mischief
Why make an ordinary margarita when you can make some mischief? Mariachi Mischief that is! – photo and drink recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

When life gives you limes, make Margaritas. Add a little peach schnapps and crème de cassis and make a little Mariachi Mischief! That’s the way to get the party started.

1 Blended Tequila Drink

Barefoot MargariTOE blended margarita uses pineapple juice and frozen strawberries with Zinfandel wine & tequila for delicious Margarita twist!
Barefoot MargariTOE blended margarita uses pineapple juice and frozen strawberries with Zinfandel wine & tequila for delicious Margarita twist! ~ photo & recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

Get your blenders and bottle of Zinfandel Wine ready! Yes, I said wine! The Barefoot MargariTOE blends zinfandel, pineapple juice, frozen strawberries and tequila into a frenzy of frozen goodness. Rim the glass with sugar for a double dose of tequila fun fun.

3 Cool Tequila Shots

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Jello shots quite possibly top the list of all time number one popular shot. Move over Jello shot cups. Hello bite sized Jello shots!

Jello shots quite possibly hit the number one top spot for most popular shots of all time. But times are changing and so are the ways in which Jello shots are presented. Forget Jello shots served in tiny plastic cups! Jello shots have come a long way baby. Now they are bite sized finger food served dessert style. Check out the Mexican Truffles.

Kamikaze Shot
The Kamikaze Shot makes the list of most popular bar shots. It can be made with tequila or vodka and triple sec and lime. – photo and by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

The Kamikaze has made the list of most popular bar shots for quite some time. It can be made with tequila or vodka, triple sec and lime juice.

Adios Shot
The Adios is an easy two ingredient layered shot that tastes good and looks cool with its layering effect. – photo and by Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

Layered shots are always fun party shots. Adios layers coffee liqueur and tequila.

Don’t Forget the Ice!

Rosemary Infused Ice Cubes
Rosemary Infused Ice with tequila lemonade – photo and recipe by Mixologist Cheri Loughlin, The Intoxicologist

Don’t forget the ice! Rosemary Infused Ice with tequila lemonade that is. Have a very enjoyable and safe tequila inspired Happy Hour! Cheers! ~ Cheri

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