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    21 Tequila-Spiked Recipes That Are Better Than Cocktails

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    Flavor the Moments

    1. Margarita Fruit Salad with Tequila Lime Simple Syrup

    Flavor the Moments / Via flavorthemoments.com

    Next time you want a fruity margarita, just eat it. Recipe here.

    2. Guadlajara Burger with Tequila Spiked Salsa

    Inspiration Kitchen / Via inspirationkitchen.com

    A juicy burger with tequila soaked salsa just doesn't get any better. Recipe here.

    3. Margarita Chicken Tacos

    Love Bakes Good Cakes / Via lovebakesgoodcakes.com

    Grilled chicken marinated in tequila and margarita mix served up in 30 minutes! Recipe here.

    4. Strawberry Margarita Pie

    Grandbaby Cakes / Via grandbaby-cakes.com

    This creamy pie is loaded with strawberries, citrus flavor, and yeah...tequila. Recipe here.

    5. Tequila Spiked Mango Avocado Salsa

    Floating Kitchen / Via floatingkitchen.net

    Fresh, sweet, savory, AND tequila -- this salsa has it all! Recipe here.

    6. Grilled Margarita Steak

    Spicy Southern Kitchen / Via spicysouthernkitchen.com

    This steak has all of the flavors of a margarita with a red pepper flake kick! Recipe here.

    7. Tijuana Street Fries

    Half Baked Harvest / Via halfbakedharvest.com

    If these fries don't make you feel like you're south of the border, nothing will. Recipe here.

    8. 10-Minute Tequila Lime Shrimp

    Olives & Garlic / Via foodwinethyme.com

    Succulent, flavorful, and 10 minutes? Yes, please. Recipe here.

    9. Watermelon Margarita Cocktail Cake

    Cooking with Curls / Via cookingwithcurls.com

    This cake is a stunner, and there's tequila in the cake and the glaze! Recipe here.

    10. Tequila Lime Chicken Crispers

    Kirbie's Cravings / Via kirbiecravings.com

    Oven baked crispy chicken with a sticky, sweet tequila lime glaze. Recipe here.

    11. Margarita Grilled Chicken Tacos

    Bites of Bri / Via bitesofbri.com

    Grilled tequila-citrus marinated chicken with pico de gallo, avocado, and queso fresco! Recipe here.

    12. Tequila Lime Cheesecake Bars

    Sweet Peas and Saffron / Via sweetpeasandsaffron.com

    Thick, creamy cheesecake bars with fresh lime and tequila baked right in. Need I say more? Recipe here.

    13. Tequila Lime Chicken Burgers

    The Cozy Apron / Via thecozyapron.com

    Juicy tequila lime chicken burgers topped with zesty jalapeño ranch sauce! Recipe here.

    14. Grilled Tequila Chicken with Orange, Avocado, and Pepita Salad

    Spoonful of Flavor / Via spoonfulofflavor.com

    Take a walk on the lighter side with this tequila lime grilled chicken with fresh orange, watercress, and grilled avocado! Recipe here.

    15. Watermelon Salad with Tequila-Lime Vinaigrette

    Confections of a Foodie Bride / Via jasonandshawnda.com

    This salad hits all the marks -- it's refreshing, it's sweet, it's savory...and it's got tequila. Recipe here.

    16. Margarita Bars

    Crazy for Crust / Via crazyforcrust.com

    Thick, tangy lime bars spiked with tequila are the best way to end a meal! Recipe here.

    17. Tequila-Lime Chicken Quesadilla

    Real Food By Dad / Via realfoodbydad.com

    Flavorful tequila-lime marinated chicken with fresh mango and cheese makes for one fine quesadilla! Recipe here.

    18. Crispy Baked Spicy Margarita Wings

    Countryside Cravings / Via countrysidecravings.com

    A big platter of these wings with a sweet, spicy tequila sauce means the party has officially started! Recipe here.

    19. Margarita Lollipops

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    You can feel like a kid again eating one of these — besides the tequila of course! Recipe here.

    20. Pineapple Chicken Tinga Quesadilla Tostadas with Tequila Lime Pickled Jalapeños

    Half Baked Harvest / Via halfbakedharvest.com

    The Tequila lime pickled jalapeños are the icing on these quesadilla-tostada hybrids! Recipe here.

    21. Margarita Cupcakes

    Brown Eyed Baker / Via browneyedbaker.com

    Light, fluffy margarita cupcakes complete with plenty of tequila in the cake AND the frosting. Recipe here.