Melon Ball Drop Recipe

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Melon Ball Drop Recipe
Melon Ball Drop Recipe
Fabiana Santana

Melon Ball Drop Recipe

A glittered up version of a classic Midori sour, the Melon Ball Drop is a fun and festive way to watch the ball drop on New Year’s Eve. The seasonal red and green colors nod to the holidays and you can get creative and scoop out a bowl full of balls for snacks, too.

Deliver Ingredients
1 cocktail


  • 3/4 Ounces melon liqueur
  • 1/2 Ounce sweet and sour
  • 4 3/4 Ounces Champagne or sparkling wine
  • 1 maraschino cherry


Combine melon liquor and sweet and sour mix in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake until just chilled and pour into a Champagne flute. Drop a cherry into Champagne flute and fill with Champagne.

Melon Shopping Tip

Buying fruits in season when they are at the peak of their freshness make for great tasting food and can save you money.

Melon Cooking Tip

Don’t throw out your overripe fruit – instead blend into a smoothie or salad dressing, add to muffin batter, bake into a cobbler, or boil down with sugar and a little lemon juice to make jam.

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