Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 0 mins

This drink is made by the pitcher and is soooo good. I am such a lemon freak. Has a 4 hour chill time.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Add the first 4 ingredients to a large pitcher (55 oz.).
  2. Stir to dissolve the sugar.
  3. Cover and chill for at least 4 hours.
  4. Moisten the rim of cocktail glasses with water or lemon juice; dip rim of glasses in granulated sugar.
  5. Chill glasses in freezer for 1 hour before ready to serve.
  6. Pour pitcher mixture into prepared glasses; garnish with a lemon slice or wedge.
  7. **LimeDrop--Substitute fresh lime juice for lemon juice; garnish with lime slices or wedges.
  8. Orange Drop--Substitute Absolut Mandarin for the plain vodka and 1/8 cup frozen orange juice concentrate (thawed) plus 1/2 cup water for the lemon juice; garnish with orange slice or wedge.


Most Helpful

I love lemons and I love this cocktail !!! Rather than rimming my glass with sugar, I broke up lemon Jolly Ranchers in a bag with a hammer. To get the pieces the consistancy of sugar, I pulsed them in the food processor. I've done this with all flavors of J.R.'s to use on many different drink recipes( my favorite is whatermelon on a watermelon martini). Happy imbibing!

jerseygirl1952 June 02, 2012

Wow! I love Lemon Drops and these were really good, but I must be a light weight. I made them with 3 cups of Vodka the first time, but they were a little to potent. The second time I made these I backed it off to 2 1/2 cups and they were perfect. I can't imagine what they would be like with 4 cups of vodka!

Jazz Lover October 04, 2011

These are my abslute favorite! I usually use Absolut Citron, but also enjoy with Skyy vodka. Thanks for posting!

Ingy September 06, 2006

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