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19 Moonshine Recipes That Are Perfectly Legal

It's National Moonshine Day. Cheers!

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What is moonshine, anyway?

It's a high-proof distilled spirit that's also known as white lightning, white whiskey, or hooch. Illegal back in the day, you can now find the traditionally clear concoction just about everywhere — and then knock some back on its own or as the base of a cocktail. Here are 19 ways to raise a glass.

1. Caramel Apple Moonshine

Let it be known that you cannot spell 'moonshine' without 'noms'. Get the recipe.
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Let it be known that you cannot spell 'moonshine' without 'noms'. Get the recipe.

2. Cherry Pie Moonshine

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3. Moonshine Lemonade with Cherries & Mint

When life gives you lemons, spike 'em. Get the recipe.
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When life gives you lemons, spike 'em. Get the recipe.

4. Strawberry Jam Moonshine Smash

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5. Rhubarb Moonshine

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6. Moonshine Mule

Copper mug = necessary. Get the recipe.
olesmoky.com

Copper mug = necessary. Get the recipe.

7. Boozy Peach Pie Slush

Find this and other moonshine cocktails at Refinery29.
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Find this and other moonshine cocktails at Refinery29.

8. Apple Pie Moonshine

America, The Beautiful. Get the recipe.
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America, The Beautiful. Get the recipe.

9. Boozy Sweet Tea Spiked with Moonshine

http://www.dessertfortwo.com/2013/06/an-ode-to-moonshine/

Garnished with fresh peaches. Get the recipe.

10. Coconut Sunrise Moonshine

Coconut in the moonshine AND on top = coconut². Get the recipe.
lipglossandcrayons.com

Coconut in the moonshine AND on top = coconut². Get the recipe.

11. Lemon Blueberry Moonshine Slush

You can pour the quick mix — of water, sugar, lemonade, berries, and moonshine — over ice, or freeze it overnight. Get the recipe.
carolinagirlcooks.com

You can pour the quick mix — of water, sugar, lemonade, berries, and moonshine — over ice, or freeze it overnight. Get the recipe.

12. Habanero Infused Moonshine

Never met a Bloody Mary it didn't like. Get the recipe.
chilipeppermadness.com

Never met a Bloody Mary it didn't like. Get the recipe.

13. Moonshine Smash with Raspberry & Tarragon

Almost too pretty to drink. Get the recipe.
10thkitchen.com

Almost too pretty to drink. Get the recipe.

14. Dreamsicle Moonshine

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15. Spiced Cranberry Moonshine

Yes, it makes a great gift at Christmas. No, I won't judge if you test-drive it in June. Get the recipe.
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Yes, it makes a great gift at Christmas. No, I won't judge if you test-drive it in June. Get the recipe.

16. Rhubarb Moonshine Smash

http://www.dessertfortwo.com/2013/05/rhubarb-moonshine-smash/

17. Blueberry Moonshine Ice Pops

Technically not a ~drink~, but if you're not down with boozy ice pops, kindly see yourself out. Get the recipe.
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Technically not a ~drink~, but if you're not down with boozy ice pops, kindly see yourself out. Get the recipe.

18. Moonshine Shandy

Best of both worlds. Get the recipe.
olesmoky.com

Best of both worlds. Get the recipe.

19. White Whiskey Margarita

Don't mind if I do. Get the recipe.
thekitchn.com

Don't mind if I do. Get the recipe.

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