A Very Merry Cocktail Recipe: The Spiced Pear Margarita

updated Jan 29, 2020
Spiced Pear Margarita
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Nothing brings people together quite like a good cocktail. This holiday season, whether you’re spending time with family, or gathering with old friends to reflect on the past year, mix up something special, like this Spiced Pear Margarita.

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Typically one thinks of margaritas as a drinking-on-the-beach kind of cocktail; this one gets seasonally appropriate with pear and a medley of spices.

Spiced Pear Margarita

Makes 1 cocktail

Nutritional Info


  • 1.5 oz

    silver tequila

  • .75 oz

    Poire William eau-de-ie (pear brandy)

  • 1 oz

    fresh-squeezed lime juice

  • .75 oz

    spiced simple syrup


  1. Combine all ingredients in a shaker. Fill the shaker with ice, and then shake and strain into a cocktail glass (rimmed with spiced sugar (see below) if you so desire).

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May your days be merry and bright, and may all your Christmases involve good friends, good times, and good drinks.

Nancy Mitchell would like to wish everyone a happy holiday filled with safe and happy drinking. You can find more of her recipes on her blog, The Backyard Bartender.