Nothing makes happy hour happier than adding a delicious appetizer to the menu. Our app of choice is always guacamole, so we’ve gathered up a fistful of smashing guacamole cocktail recipes to give you the best of both worlds. After all, what could possibly be better than a guac-tail?
Fruity and refreshing, this guacamole is a burst of sweet summer time flavors! Blend up strawberry, lemon, and lime with your favorite tequila and loads of smooth avocado. Although this is one sweet dip, unlike most varieties of fruit, avocados are sugar-free. Trust us: One dip and this guacamole will have you sitting poolside.
This guac-tail comes shaken, not stirred. Well, to be honest, it’s more like mashed, but you’ll still feel like royalty while dipping into this vodka-laced delicacy. Rich blue cheese, salty olives, and zesty lemon will have you coming back, chip after chip.
Drawing on inspiration from the classic Cuban highball, this minty guacamole is both invigorating and satisfying. Sweet cantaloupe and crisp jicama dance amid swirls of creamy avocado. And since avocados are a healthy, nutrient-dense fruit, there’s plenty to “cheers” with this guacamole cocktail. (Hint: This recipe is nonalcoholic, but feel free to add a tablespoon of your favorite white rum for some extra flavor.)
This recipe takes you to the hot, agave-studded wilds of Mexico with each bite. The cool, smooth waves of avocado are a lush oasis from the sizzling flavors of tomatillos, onions, and habanero. Meanwhile, lime, cilantro, and Mezcal (the smoky cousin of tequila) bring all the other ingredients into perfect harmony. It’s a guac-tail with a kick.
Head straight to paradise with this tropical guac. Hear the call of the seagulls and the crash of waves in this blend of shredded coconut, delightful pineapple, and rum. To top it off, a perfect blend of cilantro, lime, and habanero will make you wish you were caught in the rain.
In case you’ve got any guac left at the end of your happy hour, be sure you know how to keep guacamole from turning brown, so you can enjoy your guacamole cocktail another time.
If these dips have got you craving avocado, explore more of our favorite guacamole recipes.