|Chocolate Dipped Pretzels|
|Wrap your silver or plasticware with beads.||Use a box of white cake mix and a simple cream cheese frosting, with the addition of Mardi Gras colors you will make a cute, festive dessert very easy.||Chocolate Gold Coins|
GREEN GATOR’S BLOOD – Serves 2 – 1/2 cup natural pear nectar, 1-1/2 ounces simple syrup (use recipe in downloads if you need one), A few drops green food coloring, ice. Mix the pear nectar and simple syrup together in a glass. Add food coloring until you get a bright green color. Add ice and enjoy!
VIRGIN RASPBERRY FROZEN MARGARITA – Serves 2 – 1-1/4 cups frozen raspberries, 2/3 cup margarita mix (non-alcoholic), 2 tablespoons orange juice, 2-1/2 tablespoons sugar, 3/4 cup ice. Place all of the ingredients into a blender and pulse on low until smooth. Add additional sugar or raspberries to taste. Pour into margarita glasses and garnish with fruit and fun straws.
Mardi Gras Punch – 1 40-ounce can grape juice, 1 48-ounce can pineapple juice, 2 liters of lemon-lime soda, Fresh oranges, lemons and limes, thinly sliced, Ice ring – Directions: In a large stockpot, combine all ingredients. Place in refrigerator until well chilled. Pour 1½ gallons of punch into bowl. Serve over ice and garnish bowl with fresh fruit slices and ice ring. Refill with punch as needed.
POMEGRANATE HURRICANE – Serves 3 – 3/4 cup pineapple juice, 1/2 cup orange juice, 1/2 cup pomegranate juice. 1/4 cup grenadine, 2 tablespoons simple syrup, 2-1/2 tablespoons lime juice, ice. Mix all the juices, grenadine, simple syrup and lime juice in a pitcher. Add ice and pour into Mason jars or drink glasses.