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Summertime Cooler

From Stop and Smell the Rosemary


5 tea bags
2 to 4 Tablespoons sugar
1 bottle (64 ounces) raspberry-cranberry drink, chilled
2 large lemons, juiced to equal ¼ cup
2 large limes, juiced to equal ¼ cup
1 bottle (34 ounces) lemon-lime diet soft drink, chilled
1 can (6 ounces) frozen lemonade concentrate, thawed
1 medium nectarine, cut in wedges
½ pound seedless green grapes
½ cup raspberries

Recipe directions: 

In a 4-cup glass measuring cup, pour boiling water over tea bags to equal 4 cups. Let steep 10 minutes. Discard tea bags. Cover and refrigerate tea until ready to complete punch.

Just before serving, mix desired amount of sugar with the raspberry-cranberry drink, lemon juice, lime juice, lemon-lime diet soft drink, lemonade concentrate and 1½ cups cold water. Add fruit to mixture as garnish. May be served with vodka or sparkling wine. Serves 16.

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