According to legend, somewhere halfway between Tijuana and Rosarito, Mexico, in the late 1930s, the margarita was born. Today it’s one of the most popular tequila-based drinks in the US, and certainly one of our favorite beverages to get creative with at Everyday Dishes.

Whether playing with fruit flavors like bing cherry or mango raspberry, adding a spicy flair with jalapeños, or mixing a traditional margarita with a an ice cold beer, our resident mixologist has compiled the following list of delicious margarita recipes that are absolute must-trys!

5 amazing margarita recipesBing cherry margarita

Tangy, salty and sweet, our bing cherry margarita is the perfect beverage for an afternoon on the patio soaking in some sun.

5 amazing margarita recipes Spicy margarita with jalapenos

With a refreshing combination of fresh muddled jalapeno peppers, Cointreau and tequila blanco, this spicy margarita is sure to wow your guests!

5 amazing margarita recipes

Pink lemonade margarita

What could be more ‘summer’ than a glass of lemonade combined with a margarita? Your lips will pucker in delight!

5 amazing margarita recipesMango raspberry margarita granita

Perfect for parties, our recipe for absolutely delicious and super fun mango raspberry margarita granitas need to be made the night before.

 5 amazing margarita recipesCoconut lime margarita

It’s 5 o’clock somewhere, so there’s no time like the present to sip on a totally refreshing coconut lime margarita—it tastes like vacation in a glass!