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Looking for cold beverages? Find great tasting cold beverages including iced tea recipes, margaritas, and more cold beverages.

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Aunt Frances' Lemonade

Aunt Frances' Lemonade

Aunt Frances' Lemonade

My sister and I spent a week each summer with our Aunt Frances, who always had this thirst-quenching lemonade in a stoneware crock in the refrigerator. It makes a refreshing drink after a hot day of running around. —Debbie Reinhart, New Cumberland, Pennsylvania

Icy Holiday Punch

Icy Holiday Punch

Icy Holiday Punch

Pull out the punchbowl for this rosy thirst-quencher that dazzles at Christmas parties. This fun prep-ahead beverage makes any occasion a bit more special. It's delicious with apricot gelatin, too. —Margaret Matson, Metamora, Illinois

Mocha Punch

Mocha Punch

Mocha Punch

I first tried this smooth, creamy punch at a friend's Christmas open house. It was so special and distinctive I didn't leave until I had the recipe. Having a frosty glass of this chocolate punch is almost like sipping a chocolate shake. -Yvonne Hatfield, Norman, Oklahoma
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Iced Raspberry Tea

Iced Raspberry Tea

Iced Raspberry Tea

Frozen raspberries lend fruity flavor and lovely color to this pretty iced tea that's good all year round. The recipe calls for just a few common ingredients and offers make-ahead convenience. —Lois McGrady, Hillsville, Virginia

Blue Lagoon Margaritas

Blue Lagoon Margaritas

Blue Lagoon Margaritas

This is one super drink that'll have the neighbors asking, "What's that?" Show them and make an extra batch to share. —Willie DeWaard, Coralville, Iowa

Strawberry Watermelon Slush

Strawberry Watermelon Slush

Strawberry Watermelon Slush

We like to relax on the back porch with glasses of my slush after a long, hot day. Strawberries and watermelon blend up with lemon juice and sugar for an instant refresher. —Patty Howse, Great Falls, Montana

Cappuccino Punch

Cappuccino Punch

Cappuccino Punch

When I tried this punch at a friend's wedding shower, I had to have the recipe. Guests will eagerly gather around the punch bowl when you ladle out this frothy mocha ice cream drink. -Rose Reich, Nampa, Idaho

Topsy-Turvy Sangria

Topsy-Turvy Sangria

Topsy-Turvy Sangria

I got this recipe from a friend a few years ago. It’s perfect for relaxed get-togethers. It’s even better if you make it the night before and let the flavors steep. But watch out—it goes down easy. —Tracy Field, Bremerton, Washington

Rock-A-Bye Baby Punch

Rock-A-Bye Baby Punch

Rock-A-Bye Baby Punch

The recipe for this punch couldn't be much simpler, but both men and women enjoy its refreshing frothy taste. It's not too sweet and is such a pretty color.—Betty Otten, Tea, South Dakota

Autumn Tea

Autumn Tea

Autumn Tea

I've been serving beverages made with various flavors of tea at gatherings, and people are always surprised by the results. This blend features flavors we associate with fall - apple, cranberry and pumpkin pie spice. Serve it either warm or cold. -Sandra McKenzie, Braham, Minnesota

Cranberry Raspberry Punch

Cranberry Raspberry Punch

Cranberry Raspberry Punch

The blushing bride-to-be and her guests will ask for refills of this pretty pink punch. It's not too sweet, so my family never tires of it at events throughout the year. —Susan Rogers, Wilmington, Massachusetts
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