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Cravable Cocktails for Designated Drivers and Nondrinkers

Recipes Gathered by AAA Auto Club

The AAA auto club publishes an annual Great Pretenders Party Guide featuring nonalcoholic drink recipes from AAA Diamond-rated establishments. The club does this as a way to encourage responsible celebrations during the holidays, especially New Year’s Eve.

Among the two dozen recipes featured you’ll find drinks such as the Nohito, the Mocktail Margarita, the Faux Cosmo and the Funky Monkey. The guide also includes party tips for hosting a safe holiday gathering.

This year, The Food Channel is pleased to be able to pass along these Great Pretenders drink recipes along with our wishes for a happy and safe new year.

Just click here to access the online collection of 24 delicious alcohol-free recipes from some of the top hotels and restaurants in the U.S.

Restaurants and hotels that submitted recipes include the following—

Sixteen, Trump Towers, Chicago

International Hotel, Rochester, MN

Gilbert’s, Lake Geneva, WI

The Westin, Chicago River North

Grand Hotel, Mackinac Island, MI

Courtright’s, Willow Springs, IL

Ameristar Casino, Council Bluffs, IA

Arun’s, Chicago

The Ritz-Carlton, Dearborn, MI

Liberty Tavern, The Hilton, Omaha