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This fall version of a margarita features apple cider and mezcal, a liquor made from agave much like tequila. Like a classic margarita, this one blends sweet and sour flavors with a hint of cinnamon and orange from triple sec.

EatingWell.com, September 2022

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Credit: Rachel Marek

Recipe Summary

active:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
2
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine sugar, cinnamon and salt on a small plate. Rub lime wedge around the rims of 2 old-fashioned glasses. Dip the rims in the sugar mixture until well coated. Fill the glasses with ice cubes.

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  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice cubes. Add cider, lime juice, mezcal and triple sec; cover and shake well. Divide between the prepared glasses. Garnish with cinnamon sticks and apple slices, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

1 cocktail
165 calories; carbohydrates 17g; sugars 14g; added sugar 4g; vitamin a iu 17IU; vitamin c 11mg; folate 3mg; sodium 147mg; calcium 8mg; magnesium 3mg; phosphorus 5mg; potassium 39mg.
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