A Toast to Sandra

Cool down this summer with these 10 summer cocktails from Sandra Lee like mojitos, margaritas and punch recipes.

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Kentucky Lemonade

Sandra's version of this summer refresher combines whiskey, lemon-lime soda and maraschino cherries for a twist on an American classic.

Get the Recipe: Kentucky Lemonade


Tired of plain ol' mojitos? Try substituting rum with coconut rum and adding coconut cream — it'll be better than any Pina Colada you've ever had.

Get the Recipe: Cocojito

Pink Elephant Cocktail

Prepare for dessert with Sandra's martini that combines white cranberry juice, berry vodka, raspberry liqueur and Limoncello.

Get the Recipe: Pink Elephant Cocktail

Mango Peach Sangria

This sangria recipe combines chunks of mango and peach with mango nectar and peach schnapps. Let the mixture sit in the refrigerator for several hours so the flavors can blend.

Get the Recipe: Mango Peach Sangria

Cucumber Sake Shots

Not only is this drink refreshing, the presentation will knock your guests’ socks off. Use a melon baller to scoop out the flesh from the cucumber and then fill with sake and watermelon rum.

Get the Recipe: Cucumber Sake Shots

Jazz Fest

This drink is not for the faint of heart: With four different liquors in it, you'll want to make sure your guests are staying over before they start sipping this cocktail.

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Key Lime Martini

Vanilla vodka, Key lime juice, cream of coconut and pineapple juice transform this famous Florida sweet into a dessert-worthy cocktail.

Get the Recipe: Key Lime Martini

Margarita Martini

Relax by the pool and enjoy this cocktail that combines the best of both the margarita and martini with a hint of mint.

Get the Recipe: Margarita Martini

Berry Amazing Cooler

This cooler gets its eye-popping color from several juices: strawberry, peach and pear. Mix everything together with vodka and you'll be transformed to the Caribbean islands.

Get the Recipe: Berry Amazing Cooler

Palm Springs Punch

Make a big batch of this punch ahead of time by mixing the pineapple juice, bourbon and fruit cocktail together. Right before you serve it, top if off with ginger ale.

Get the Recipe: Palm Springs Punch

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