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16 Cocktail Recipes for Mother's Day

Marnely Rodriguez-Murray is the author of the food blog Cooking with Books. A graduate of The Culinary Institute of America, she has worked as an overnight bread baker in Colorado and a chocolate maker in Virginia. She currently resides ...

Mama needs a cocktail, & it had better be a good one

The Mother Lode

When you think of holidays typically spent with a cocktail in hand, that usually includes the Fourth of July, Christmas, New Year's Eve... but Mother's Day?! Girl, yes. Cocktails may not be as popular as they are on the aforementioned holidays, but they really should be. You know, raising kids isn't easy — it's a dang circus most of the time, in fact — so the least you can do is give the mama in your life a stiff libation.

Raise your glass to the woman who raised you with one of these crazy-good cocktail recipes for Mother's Day.

More: Mother's Day Gifts for Every Type of Mom

1. Coconut mojito

Mama needs a cocktail, & it had better be a good one
Image: Nutmeg Nanny

Make this refreshing and hydrating coconut mojito, and make Mom believe she's on a beach on a Caribbean island somewhere.

Next: Strawberry-rose gin fizz

A version of this article was originally published in May 2014.

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