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Christmas cocktail party: Appetizer and cocktail pairings your guests will love

You often hear about the perfect wine and food pairings, but what about other cocktails? If you are hosting a holiday cocktail party, consider one of these pairings of cocktails and appetizers.

Classic Margaritas with 7-layer dip

Classic Margaritas with 7-layer dip

For a spicy combination that can’t be beat, consider classic Margaritas paired with a flavorful 7-layer dip and tortilla chips. Check out our recipe for the dip below, you can substitute or add your favorite ingredients

Sensational 7-layer dip


  • 16-ounce can refried beans
  • 1 cup grated cheddar cheese
  • 1/3 cup sliced black olives
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 cup sour cream
  • 1 cup guacamole
  • 1 cup salsa


  1. Layer the refried beans at the bottom of a baking dish or platter.
  2. Follow by adding remaining ingredients, layer by layer.
  3. Cover and chill one hour before serving with warm tortilla chips.

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